Rape

Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person's consent. The act may be carried out by physical force, coercion, abuse of authority, or against a person who is incapable of giving valid consent, such as one who is unconscious, incapacitated, has an intellectual disability, or is below the legal age of consent. The term rape is sometimes used interchangeably with the term sexual assault.The rate of reporting, prosecuting and convicting for rape varies between jurisdictions. Internationally, the incidence of rapes recorded by the …

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UNHCR: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees · 13 June 2024 English

The Global Trends report provides key statistical trends on forced displacement. It includes the latest official statistics on refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, as well as the number …

risks reported included severe threats to life, rape and sexual violence, torture and physical violence


Amnesty International · 5 June 2024 English

FIFA must rigorously and transparently ensure that bids to host the 2030 and 2034 men’s World Cup tournaments fully safeguard human rights and reject any offer that risks abuses once …

to silence victims of sexual violence, including rape, and which can result in indefinite detention. The


RAND Corporation · 4 June 2024 English

Testimony presented before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe on June 4, 2024.

inept leadership, defeat in the 2008 war, a prison rape scandal,29 continued mass poverty, and popular unrest 29 Charles H. Fairbanks Jr., “Georgia’s Prison Rape Scandal—and What It Says About the Rose Revolution


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

2021-07-02 SVGRHP-G-RFB-2 / Procurem ent of Supplies: Rape and HI V rapid kits IDA / 64810 Contingency Emergency


Greens/EFA: The Greens/European Free Alliance · 3 June 2024 English

Summary of the activities carried out by the EFA Group during the 2019-2024 mandate.

in their life. Despite EFA tirelessly efforts, rape is still not considered as a Gender-based violence


World Bank Group · 3 June 2024 French

care of rape survivors from the Ministry of Health (if existing), the clinical management of rape victims


Chatham House · 3 June 2024 English

This research paper argues that private sector actors play a crucial part in generating, enabling and mitigating gendered cyber harms. They can both seriously endanger and meaningfully advance gender-transformative cybersecurity …

(2023), ‘Are South Korea’s New Policies Silencing Rape Survivors?’ Foreign Policy, 30 June 2023. https://foreignpolicy https://foreignpolicy.com/2023/06/30/south-korea-rape- survivors-feminism-false-accusations. 67 The high-profile


Yoorrook Justice Commission · 3 June 2024 English

We too acknowledge 40 the Wurundjeri people and all the First Nations of the State of Victoria who are looking to work with this Commission to aid their dealings with …

She feared she had been raped but could not remember. She had refused to give the doctors and the nurses her name.


World Bank Group · 3 June 2024 English

harassment and/ or other sexual offenses including rape. The situation might be complicated given the wide


Amnesty International · 2 June 2024 English

Ramiro Gonzales is scheduled to be executed in Texas on 26 June 2024. He was sentenced to death in 2006 for a murder committed in 2001 when he was 18 …

Ramiro Gonzales pled guilty to the abduction and rape of a woman in September 2001 and was sentenced


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