Even well-known people have often blamed victims for sexual assaults, sparking widespread outrage.
Majeda Khouri is a Syrian refugee living in the UK and sharing her fascinating story one spoonful at a time.
Women arrested in Iran for staging anti-hijab #whitewednesday protests in Tehran.
Proposal is part of a series of reforms to the nation's criminal code being considered by parliament.
Florida photographer captures chilling moment on camera while taking nature pictures for her website.
Soldiers systematically disfiguring murdered Rohingya villagers with acid to deny culpability in war crimes, says Human Rights Watch.
Bournemouth artist Stuart Semple has highlighted the "hostile design" of anti-homeless segregated benches in the town, with help from popular rapper Professor Green.
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov told a reporter that groups claiming human rights violations in the region were making up false stories for money.
Iranian women ignore traditional gender roles in conservative rural Iran to prove they can do "men's work" as well as any man.
High Court ruling against Theresa May's government on extra disability benefits to result in higher awards for 220,000 claimants.
Jamaica bans Holocaust denier and anti-gay pastor Steven Anderson from the Faithful World Baptist Church in Tempe, Arizona, from entering the country.
Mumbai's slum hotel is opening for tourists wishing to experience the reality of poverty in India's largest cities.
Fake news has three distinct meanings, and only one of them is legitimate.
More than 10 transgender women arrested by Aceh police and forced through masculine "training" regime.
Eugene Wojciechowski and Pavel Stotsko get married in Denmark but are charged with passport offences on return to Moscow.