International Women's Day 2018: Women hold protests around the world to highlight gender inequality, sexual harassment and other
Sexual violence against men and boys is a "serious blind spot" in Central African Republic (CAR) say researchers at All Survivors Project after documenting gang rape in war zone.
Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab sentenced to six months in prison after joking about parasites in River Nile.
Bulldozers sent in to destroy homes of Muslims who were ethnically cleansed.
In South Sudan's civil war, sexual violence against men and boys is common. New UN report reveals how men have been castrated and children were forced to watch rape.
Amnesty names US President Donald Trump a "human rights offender" alongside Rodrigo Duterte, Vladimir Putin and Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
The woman, now 21, has claimed in her lawsuit that Roy Andrews picked her up from school in May 2010 and later took her to a motel and raped her.
An Australian man has convinced an Indian woman to move across to be his wife. He immediately made her a slave for himself and his brother.
A charity linked with soon-to-be British royalty, Meghan Markle, has been tied to a scandal in Haiti which saw aid workers exchanging food and cash reserves for sex.
Six Turkish journalists have received life sentences for their alleged involvement in the failed July 2016 coup to remove President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has said a probe was required to find out if there was "excessive profit-making by those who make Freddos".
Labour's shadow Northern Ireland secretary Owen Smith has said that Theresa May should force the devolved government to accept same-sex marriage if power-sharing talks fail.
Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee approves nitrogen hypoxia bill proposed by Senator Trip Pittman as it strives for 'more humane' executions
Over Syrian 1,000 civilians, many of them children, were killed in the first week of February alone as air strikes hit hospitals, schools and markets.
After the Chinese government started to delete social media posts and chat forums related to the #MeToo campaign, women used emoji to keep the movement alive.
The 17-year-old girl was detained and is on trial in an Israeli military court after she was filmed slapping and kicking two soldiers.
Muslim scholar Ali Selim should be sacked after calling for female circumcision (FGM) to become legal in Ireland, says Dublin imam Dr Umar Al-Qadri.
Whistleblower Helen Evans says volunteers were not vetted for criminal records after Penny Lawrence resigns.
The Oxfam revelations are far more disturbing than the reports of boorish behaviour by businessmen at The Presidents Club dinner.
Behind the ostrich feathers and sequins, the parades tackle serious matters such as crime, corruption, drugs, poverty and intolerance towards the LGBT community.