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#Rape

# rape - Today’s News

'Rape can happen to anyone - we need to listen to people's stories'

A new documentary sees four women talking openly about their rapes and sexual assaults.

# rape - Friday 15 September, 2017

George Hook has been suspended from Newstalk

It follows widespread condemnation of his comments about rape on his lunchtime show on Friday.

# rape - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'I don’t trust anyone any more, they all failed me' - The sexual victims of Bosnia's war

Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty International Ireland says the report shows that the women are being forgotten.

# rape - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'A victim is never to blame': Chris Donoghue addresses Hook rape comments on Newstalk show

It’s reported a disciplinary investigation is to begin at Newstalk tomorrow.

# rape - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'I am truly sorry': Hook issues 'unreserved' apology after uproar over rape comments

The presenter’s remarks about the “personal responsibility” of rape victims were met with sustained criticism.

# rape - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Head shavings at gunpoint and sexual assaults - Violence against women during the Irish Revolution

A Maynooth professor has said history may be downplaying the level of violence directed towards women during the conflict.

# rape - Friday 25 August, 2017

Clashes kill 32 in India as court convicts guru of rape

In 2015 he was accused of encouraging 400 followers to undergo castration at his ashram so they could get closer to god.

# rape - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding deny rape and sexual assault charges

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding deny raping a woman at a house in Belfast last year.

# rape - Friday 18 August, 2017

Michael Barrymore to receive damages over wrongful rape and murder arrest

The former TV presenter was arrested in 2007 on suspicion of the rape and murder of Stuart Lubbock.

# rape - Thursday 17 August, 2017

10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth to baby girl

Last month her parents asked the country’s top court to allow her to have a late-term abortion.

# rape - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Man (27) charged after 14-year-old girl raped twice in one night in Birmingham

Another man was released without charge – police are still looking for information on the second attacker.

# rape - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'A horrifying ordeal': Teenage girl raped twice in one night by two separate attackers

A major investigation has been launched to identify the attackers.

# rape - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Arrests made after Pakistani village council ordered 'revenge rape' of girl

The village council ordered the rape of a teenage girl as punishment for a rape committed by her brother.

# rape - Friday 21 July, 2017

24-year-old man charged over rape and false imprisonment of Spanish student

The 18-year-old woman told gardaí the alleged incident occurred at a site near Pigeon House Road.

# rape - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Commissioner orders review of sex abuse victim's claims that gardai 'forgot to send file to the DPP' Exclusive

TheJournal.ie has been highlighting the woman’s case, which was shelved by gardai for 11 years.

# rape - Friday 14 July, 2017

59-year-old man jailed for raping 17-year-old girl who fell asleep at London house party

The man befriended the girl and her friends.

# rape - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of raping his wife

The man said the sex was consensual.

# rape - Friday 7 July, 2017

Teenager pregnant from rape jailed for murder after stillbirth in El Salvador

Evelyn Beatriz Hernandez Cruz faces a 30-year sentence.

# rape - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'

Men, women and children in South Sudan have been shot, hacked to death with machetes and burnt alive.

# rape - Monday 3 July, 2017

Swedish music festival cancelled for 2018 following rape and sexual assault reports

Four rapes and 23 sexual assaults were reported at last weekend’s festival

# rape - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Woman in India attacked with acid for fifth time

The 35-year-old was previously allegedly gangraped over a property dispute.

# rape - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Man charged over rape and assault of woman in Carlow

The woman, aged in her 50s, was found unconscious last weekend.

# rape - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Court upholds 13-year jail term for man who raped woman four times

The man invited the woman to his house on the pretext of helping him with some painting.

# rape - Friday 23 June, 2017

Man who raped ex-wife in dungeon jailed for 13 years

Police officers believe the woman came under significant pressure from family members to withdraw the allegations.

# rape - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'I'm ecstatic that this monster is going away for 12 years': Woman raped at gaming convention speaks out

Dominique Meehan has spoken out about the impact the rape has had on her life.

# rape - Friday 2 June, 2017

Man acquitted in Dublin Mountains Tinder rape case

The defendant shouted at gardaí after the jury left the court.

# rape - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Four more men arrested in connection with 1987 rape and murder

Lorraine McCausland, a mother-of-one, was raped and killed in north Belfast 30 years ago.

# rape - Monday 29 May, 2017

Man who held woman down while another man raped her jailed for nine years

The attack occurred in a Cork city park.

# rape - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Philippines' president Duterte under fire after 'sickening' rape joke

Duterte told a military camp that they were allowed to rape women because he would take the blame for it.

# rape - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Man accused of raping student he met on Tinder in Dublin Mountains

The man has pleaded not guilty.

# rape - Monday 22 May, 2017

'I will never live a normal life' - Man jailed for raping step-daughter over seven-year period

The man does not accept the guilty verdicts of the jury.

# rape - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Indian woman cuts off the penis of alleged rapist

The man had allegedly been assaulting the 23-year-old woman for years.

# rape - Friday 19 May, 2017

Assange hails 'important victory' after Sweden drops rape investigation

“The road is far from over. The war, the proper war, is just commencing.”

# rape - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Court to decide if 10-year-old Indian girl who was repeatedly raped can have an abortion

Nearly 40,000 rape cases are reported every year in India, but the real number is thought to be much higher.

# rape - Friday 12 May, 2017

'It destroyed my life': Man who was raped by teacher as a boy seeks State enquiry

Denis Cronin was 11-years-old when he was sexually abused by his teacher.

'I remember thinking I was free, that he couldn't hurt me anymore. How wrong I was'

A woman whose ex-partner has been found guilty of rape gave a strong victim impact statement today.

# rape - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Man who tied up and raped woman during gaming convention to be sentenced later this year

Keith Hearne (28) told the woman, “I could break your neck here and now, would you prefer that?”

# rape - Monday 24 April, 2017

Man jailed for five years for orally raping partner's son (7)

“He went from being a bright child to struggling with school. He has become anxious and nervous.”

# rape - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Police want to speak to 19-year-old after teenage girl sexually assaulted in Belfast city centre

The PSNI Rape Crime Unit are investigating the reported assault.

# rape - Sunday 16 April, 2017

'We seek truth and justice': Friends of Danielle McLaughlin make appeal for information

McLaughlin (28) was raped and murdered on 13 March this year.

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