Sri Lanka interviews 47 potential hangmen


47 male applicants would be interviewed on Wednesday and Thursday, after the government advertised the vacancies in February

Amnesty accuses Nordic states of failing rape survivors


An Amnesty report says flawed legislation, harmful myths and gender stereotypes had resulted in "endemic impunity" for perpetrators

The village where men are banned

Julie Bindel

Inside the Kenyan village that began as a refuge for survivors of sexual violence.

Widespread torture and rape documented in Libya's refugee camps

Nermin Ismail

An increasing number of refugees are being tortured and raped in Libya, a new study has found.

W. Cape education dept clarifies alleged school rape incident

The Western Cape education department responds to an article in the Mail & Guardian