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 …



UNDP: United Nations Development Programme · 24 November 2023 English

Progress and the Peril: HIV and Global De/criminalization of Same-Sex Sex documents the reversal on laws criminalizing same-sex sex in the context of the HIV pandemic. The joint report by …

representatives of civil society from Women Against Rape, an organization serving marginalized and vulnerable

Amnesty International · 24 November 2023 English

Around the world, those defending abortion rights are under attack, including activists, advocates, educators, clinic escorts, accompaniers, doulas, and healthcare workers. They are exposed to stigmatization, physical and verbal attacks, …

16 In 2019, the High Court in Kenya ruled that rape survivors have the right to legal abortion.17 Argentina’s that limit in cases of pregnancies resulting from rape, or when the life or health of the woman, girl for human rights in Ireland. 17 Reuters, “Kenya’s rape survivors win right to abortion in landmark court CCPR/C/CRI/CO/6. 2016, para. 17 (referring to cases of rape, incest, and fatal foetal impairment); Malawi, UN

UNODC: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime · 22 November 2023 English

15 Due to improvements in data coverage and statistical modelling, the estimated 2022 global rate of 1.2 female intimate partner/family- related homicides per 100,000 women is not directly comparable to …

intimate partner violence, as well as murder following rape, so-called “honour killings”, dowry-related killings

GI-TOC: Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime · 22 November 2023 English

section 2 of this order on any foreign person Use of the counter-corruption and counter-crime sanctions determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, …

involving sexual and gender-based violence, including rape Alongside the rise in the identification of criminal

World Bank Group · 22 November 2023 English

term, which includes a number of acts including rape and sexual assault, among others. Sexual Harassment female children; dowry- related violence; rape including marital rape female genital mutilation/ cutting and violence and the lack of criminalization of marital rape. Cultural practices continue to prevail despite followed by early marriage and physical violence. Rape was reported in all the surveyed woredas (Table (Table 3). The key informants expressed that FGM, rape, abduction, early marriage, and arranged/forced/ marriage

World Bank Group · 22 November 2023 English

This note reviews the legal, institutional, and policy framework that affects gender equality in the country, including efforts to enforce gender laws and policies.

unions; 3) limitations in the definition of rape and marital rape and 4) combating violence against Roma various forms of violence and criminalize marital rape. It was amended in 2012 and 2017 to provide protection

Heritage Foundation · 20 November 2023 English

people and stand up to protect the liber- That was at the same time of the Kurt Waldheim con- ties at the heart of the American project. [...] Waldheim was …

They raped, tortured, burned alive, and decapitated Jewish babies. They… decapitated babies!

ACAPS · 17 November 2023 English

As at 5 November, number of children in need of humanitarian assistance increased from 8.5 million in there were 14 million children in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan, the …

extremely vulnerable. Incidences of trafficking, rape, and sexual violence, B Darfur Al Fasher B Saraf unwanted-pregnancies-loom-large-before-Sudanese-rape-victims-as-war-rages https://reports.unocha.org/en/country/sudan/

Heritage Foundation · 16 November 2023 English

3799 November 16, 2023 | 4 heritage.org arbitrarily deprived of his life.”6 Moreover, the treaty prohibits the death penalty in the case of a pregnant woman, presumably to spare the …

most notably where the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest or where the pregnancy is not viable. abortion and to provide free access to abortion for rape victims to comply with its treaty obligations.26 that prohibit abortions even in cases of incest, rape or fetal impairment or to safeguard the life or

World Bank Group · 16 November 2023 English

gain; 7. Refrain from any engaging in any form of rape, which means physically forced or otherwise coerced vagina or anus with an object. Rape includes marital rape and anal rape/sodomy. The attempt to do so is as attempted rape. Rape of a person by two or more perpetrators is known as gang rape; 8. Refrain from include penetration. Examples include: attempted rape, as well as unwanted kissing, fondling, or touching

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