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Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018
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Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018

Oct 5th 2018, 10:20 AM 16,945 Views 18 Comments

The Congolese doctor and Iraqi human rights activist have been honored with the world-renowned humanitarian prize this morning.

'I firmly deny the accusations' - Ronaldo releases statement addressing rape claim
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'I firmly deny the accusations' - Ronaldo releases statement addressing rape claim

Oct 3rd 2018, 4:02 PM 14,576 Views 0 Comments

The Portuguese star has rejected Kathryn Mayorga’s version of events at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.

Eight life sentences upheld for man jailed for raping mother and daughter 'in every conceivable way'
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Eight life sentences upheld for man jailed for raping mother and daughter 'in every conceivable way'

Oct 2nd 2018, 10:41 PM 53,401 Views 0 Comments

He also pleaded guilty to false imprisonment, attempted rape, aggravated burglary, making threats to kill and aggravated sexual assault.

'Particularly concerning': Minister responds to 10% rise in the number of reported sex crimes in the last year
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'Particularly concerning': Minister responds to 10% rise in the number of reported sex crimes in the last year

Updated Oct 1st 2018, 9:30 PM 12,314 Views 19 Comments

Cases of sex crimes, robbery, extortion and hijacking all saw rises in the last year.

'Predators are out there': Three college students report rapes to Cork sexual violence centre
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'Predators are out there': Three college students report rapes to Cork sexual violence centre

Sep 25th 2018, 12:23 PM 23,054 Views 79 Comments

None of the alleged rapes were reported to gardaí – the head of the centre in Cork said this is not surprising.

Death sentence ordered in Indian court over gang rape of girl (8)
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Death sentence ordered in Indian court over gang rape of girl (8)

Aug 21st 2018, 12:50 PM 22,043 Views 30 Comments

The incident occurred two months ago.

'I will never ever forgive you': Man to be sentenced in November for rape and sexual abuse of sisters
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'I will never ever forgive you': Man to be sentenced in November for rape and sexual abuse of sisters

Jul 30th 2018, 7:45 PM 44,489 Views 0 Comments

Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty to two counts of rape and 13 counts of indecent assault of his sister-in-law Stephanie Hickey.

Man who raped sister-in-law when she was 15 is jailed for nine years
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Man who raped sister-in-law when she was 15 is jailed for nine years

Jul 30th 2018, 5:51 PM 25,664 Views 0 Comments

The woman described how she had no prior knowledge of sex the day the man raped her.

Man who had sex with 14-year-old neighbour has sentence delayed
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Man who had sex with 14-year-old neighbour has sentence delayed

Jul 27th 2018, 9:45 PM 48,460 Views 0 Comments

The man had initially denied knowing the girl, but later admitted to having sex with her in his bedroom.

'A long wait for justice': Man jailed for raping girl in 1978
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'A long wait for justice': Man jailed for raping girl in 1978

Jul 27th 2018, 7:20 PM 32,235 Views 22 Comments

Colin Hudson (64) raped the girl in England four decades ago.

Here are the legal options being considered about sexual consent
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Here are the legal options being considered about sexual consent

Jul 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 19,710 Views 91 Comments

The Law Reform Commission is examining a number of issues in relation to rape cases.

Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion
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Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:51 AM 32,859 Views 68 Comments

Her brother was sentenced to two years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor.

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year
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Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

Jul 17th 2018, 5:05 PM 13,651 Views 27 Comments

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

Man jailed for five years for rape after being tracked down selling a phone on DoneDeal
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Man jailed for five years for rape after being tracked down selling a phone on DoneDeal

Jul 2nd 2018, 3:28 PM 28,938 Views 0 Comments

30-year-old Martin Sherlock had raped the woman at her Dublin home in August 2015 after meeting her on dating app Badoo.

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years
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Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years

Jun 25th 2018, 6:22 PM 29,645 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old Limerick man threatened the child’s foster mother with a knife during the night long ordeal.

Rape conviction quashed over ruling that prevented girl (15) being asked about contraceptive pill
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Rape conviction quashed over ruling that prevented girl (15) being asked about contraceptive pill

Jun 21st 2018, 3:35 PM 29,326 Views 0 Comments

The man was sentenced to eight years imprisonment on 29 July 2016.

Evidence of Patrick Nevin's Tinder use allowed in rape case because of 'similar modus operandi'
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Evidence of Patrick Nevin's Tinder use allowed in rape case because of 'similar modus operandi'

Jun 20th 2018, 6:05 AM 18,002 Views 0 Comments

Previous convictions of a defendant are usually not heard by a jury.

Father-of-two pleads guilty to sex attacks on women he met on Tinder
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Father-of-two pleads guilty to sex attacks on women he met on Tinder

Updated Jun 19th 2018, 5:32 PM 50,668 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Nevin (36) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court this morning.

'Heartbreaking': Tributes paid to comedian who was killed as she walked home
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'Heartbreaking': Tributes paid to comedian who was killed as she walked home

Jun 15th 2018, 1:04 PM 40,896 Views 0 Comments

Eurydice Dixon (22) was found dead in Melbourne.

Man jailed for punching, kicking and repeatedly raping woman has conviction overturned on appeal
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Man jailed for punching, kicking and repeatedly raping woman has conviction overturned on appeal

Jun 11th 2018, 5:24 PM 55,517 Views 0 Comments

The three-judge Court of Appeal directed a retrial.

Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape and criminal sex act charges
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Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape and criminal sex act charges

May 31st 2018, 7:54 AM 16,332 Views 0 Comments

Weinstein’s lawyer said the film director is “confident he’s going to clear his name”.

Man convicted of raping woman he met on dating app
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Man convicted of raping woman he met on dating app

May 17th 2018, 5:05 PM 32,598 Views 0 Comments

He then stole the woman’s phone as he left her house, a court was told.

'There's a lot we can do to make the court process easier for rape victims'
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'There's a lot we can do to make the court process easier for rape victims'

May 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 8,403 Views 30 Comments

Yesterday a rape victim told the Central Criminal Court that the trial was one of the hardest things she has ever had to do.

Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother'
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Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother'

May 14th 2018, 6:05 PM 25,157 Views 0 Comments

Teachers became concerned when they saw the man kissing the youngest girl on the lips.

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself
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Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself

May 11th 2018, 1:29 PM 56,893 Views 252 Comments

The Bishop of Ossory Dr Dermot Farrell expressed concerns that if the Eighth was repealed “it would be difficult to restrict”.

Sudan court criticised after teenager sentenced to death for killing 'rapist' husband
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Sudan court criticised after teenager sentenced to death for killing 'rapist' husband

May 11th 2018, 12:11 PM 29,474 Views 47 Comments

Noura Hussein Hammad was married against her will at 16 years of age.

Second Indian teen raped and set on fire
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Second Indian teen raped and set on fire

May 7th 2018, 11:33 AM 34,716 Views 109 Comments

The incident happened on Friday, the same day as the similar case.

14 arrested after teenage girl raped and burned to death in India
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14 arrested after teenage girl raped and burned to death in India

May 5th 2018, 1:23 PM 43,589 Views 53 Comments

The 16-year-old was abducted from her home when her family was away to attend a wedding.

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?
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Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?

May 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 48,962 Views 192 Comments

The use of abortion pills and pregnancy as a result of rape impacted the decision.

Judge who jailed grandfather for rape calls sentencing guidelines 'somewhat bizarre'
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Judge who jailed grandfather for rape calls sentencing guidelines 'somewhat bizarre'

Apr 27th 2018, 5:56 PM 32,511 Views 33 Comments

“It’s somewhat bizarre that an area that is so sensitive has so little in the way of guidance for a trial judge.”

Protests as Spain 'Wolf Pack' acquitted of gang raping woman but jailed for sexual abuse
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Protests as Spain 'Wolf Pack' acquitted of gang raping woman but jailed for sexual abuse

Apr 26th 2018, 10:05 PM 36,675 Views 0 Comments

The verdicts sparked protests outside the Pamplona courthouse in northern Spain.

Indian guru jailed for raping teenager he told he was ridding of evil spirits
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Indian guru jailed for raping teenager he told he was ridding of evil spirits

Apr 25th 2018, 1:05 PM 18,693 Views 17 Comments

His lawyer said they would appeal the sentence.

'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended
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'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended

Apr 24th 2018, 6:21 PM 26,298 Views 0 Comments

The woman, now aged 41, alleges her brother began abusing her at the age of four.

Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland
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Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland

Apr 24th 2018, 2:02 PM 10,741 Views 0 Comments

It will look into the impact of social media on trials, among other issues.

Waterford woman tells court she was raped by her older brother on her Holy Communion day
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Waterford woman tells court she was raped by her older brother on her Holy Communion day

Apr 23rd 2018, 4:33 PM 26,318 Views 0 Comments

The man has pleaded not guilty to 56 counts of rape and 15 counts of sexual assault.

Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries
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Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:36 PM 26,068 Views 47 Comments

Anthony Cassidy, aged 34, attacked his victim as she was walking to a shop in the early hours of the morning.

India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12
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India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12

Apr 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 9,721 Views 4 Comments

Violent crime against women has been on the rise in India despite tough laws enacted in 2013.

'When it comes to rape, I think we're still obsessed with women'
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'When it comes to rape, I think we're still obsessed with women'

Apr 20th 2018, 7:00 AM 43,232 Views 0 Comments

Anna Krien, author of ‘Night Games,’ on consent, toxic masculinity of sport and how these problems can be counteracted.

Man goes on trial accused of serial rape of his younger sister
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Man goes on trial accused of serial rape of his younger sister

Apr 19th 2018, 7:19 PM 27,585 Views 0 Comments

The abuse is alleged to have begun when the complainant was four years old.

Man convicted of orally raping woman who fell asleep when he gave her a lift home
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Man convicted of orally raping woman who fell asleep when he gave her a lift home

Apr 18th 2018, 4:41 PM 83,190 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded not guilty to the offence.