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' I was raped' - Evan Rachel Wood

In an open letter on Twitter, the 29-year-old said she'd been attacked by a "significant other" and a bar owner.

She wrote the post after an interview in Rolling Stone magazine, in which she talked about being subjected to "physical, psychological, sexual" abuse and attempting suicide in her early 20s.

The star said the attacks happened "many, many years ago".

Pregnant by rape and forced to co-parent

That's how an 18-year-old Noemi felt when she learned that she had no choice but to hand over her baby daughter to the man convicted of assaulting her.

Noemi's child was conceived in the assault, and Nebraska's laws on parental rights forced her to agree to court-sanctioned visits between her daughter and her attacker.

For Noemi, who asked CNN to protect her privacy by not using her last name, it amounts to putting the most cherished part of her life in harm's way.

Teenage magazine sparks anger over 'victim-blaming' rape advice

In the letter to Teenage magazine's agony aunt, the writer, apparently a teenage girl, said she was raped by a friend and had "no-one to turn to".

The Dear Kelly columnist said in reply that she had "acted like a girl who had been around" and should be "grateful he wore a condom".

It also added that she was too "naive".

The teenage girl recounted a series of events in which she had lied to her parents to stay over at a boy's place unsupervised.

Boko Haram survivors raped by officials

Dozens of victims who stayed at camps for the displaced in Borno State's capital Maiduguri told Human Rights Watch they were sexually abused or coerced into sex by camp leaders, vigilante group members, policemen and soldiers. Many of the women were abandoned after becoming pregnant.

"It is bad enough that these women and girls are not getting much-needed support for the horrific trauma they suffered at the hands of Boko Haram," said Mausi Segun, senior Nigeria researcher at HRW.

India Muslim women 'raped' in fatal attack 'over beef'

The woman, 20, told the BBC that four men carried out the attack in northern Haryana state two weeks ago. She denied consuming beef.

She said the men beat her uncle and aunt to death in their home in Mewat.

Many Hindus consider cows sacred and the slaughter of the animal is banned in several states, including Haryana.

The suspects have been arrested and charged with rape and murder.

However police have told reporters that there is no evidence to suggest that cow protection groups were involved in the attack.

Raped for speaking out against rape

Her story illustrates just how powerful armed groups still are. Even though a ceasefire has been declared between the army and the left-wing Farc rebels, parts of the country remain lawless.

A statuesque Afro-Colombian woman wearing a bright turban and loose flowing robes hovers over her patient and gently prods his stomach.

Man who raped wife in same room as sleeping child jailed

The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was found guilty by an ACT Supreme Court jury of rape, assault and an act of indecency after an incident in January 2015.

The man attacked his wife and raped her while their three-year-old son slept in the same room.

An initial confrontation between the pair was also witnessed by their nine-year-old son.

During the confrontation the man threatened that the woman's family would be hurt if she told anyone or went to the police.

Three jailed for India mother and daughter gang rape

The two were dragged out of a car by a group of men along a highway between Noida, a Delhi suburb, and Kanpur city on Friday, reports said.

Three male relatives travelling with them were assaulted and tied up.

The incident has caused outrage across the country and raised questions about police efficiency.

Some of the victims alleged that they got no response from the official helpline number.

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Bollywood filmmaker convicted of raping American

A New Delhi trial court found Farooqui, best known as co-director of the 2010 film, "Peepli (Live)," guilty Saturday of raping the 35-year-old woman in the nation's first conviction for an oral sex rape, prosecution lawyer advocate Vrinda Grover told CNN.

India has been taking a closer look at its rape laws after the notorious gang rape and murder of a 23-year old woman on a bus in 2012 as it circled through the streets of New Delhi.

Alleged rapist caught

The man raped the woman at gunpoint on March 7th after he intercepted her late at night when she was returning home after visiting relatives.

Police reported that at the time of the incident, the man was under the influence of homebrew and drugs.

He was arrested by highway patrol during the early hours of Friday (April 22nd) outside the Malalaua station when trying to board a PMV bound for Port Moresby.

The man is now in police custody and has been charged with rape, grievous body harm and assault with a deadly weapon.