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# Rape

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Man (34) facing life in prison in UK over string of 'horrific' attacks on women and children
Joseph McCann moved across five force areas as he evaded police for 15 days.
Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of rape
The men were accused of the gang rape of a young woman in Hyderabad.
Woman set on fire on way to testify against her alleged rapists in India
It is the latest gruesome case of violence against women in the country.
Korean K-pop star jailed for gang rape and secretly filming and distributing illicit videos
“It is hard to fathom the extent of suffering the victims must have gone through,” the court’s ruling said.
Laois man convicted of rape of sleeping woman at Kildare house party
The man was remanded on bail until sentencing on 3 February.
Rapists who high-fived and hugged each other while victim lay in pain jailed for seven years
The Italian nationals were arrested after police discovered them re-enacting the attack on the club’s CCTV recordings.
Six women and five men to face trial charged with over 200 counts of rape, sexual assault, and neglect of children
Six women and five men, aged between their 20s – 70s, are charged with offences including rape, sexual assault, neglect and cruelty.
Man jailed for raping his daughter while mother was terminally ill in hospital
The judge said that the victim, who has special needs, still has a bond with her father.
Jurors asked to consider if accused men 'really cared' whether alleged rape victim said no
The two men have pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Law Reform Commission recommends changes to laws surrounding consent in rape cases
The commission is calling for the introduction of a new ‘objective’ test.
'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'
Lavinia Kerwick, the first rape survivor in Ireland to waive her anonymity, has called for more supports to be made available to fellow survivors.
Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'
The woman told the trial she did not consent to any sexual activity.
Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'
The 14-year-old victim was unconscious at the time.
Man (30s) jailed for eight years for 'violent, forceful rape' of woman in Limerick
The man had been living in Ireland for eight months at the time of the offence.
Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood'
Thomas Mullarney was give jail sentences totalling 14 years with the final two suspended.
'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years
The survivor of the attack was the man’s then-girlfriend’s younger sister, who is waiving her anonymity.
Woman tells court about alleged rape by two men after pub 'student night' in Donegal
The alleged victim told a trial she was ‘half way between sleep and drunkenness’ during the incident.
Two Italian men found guilty of raping woman in Soho nightclub
The victim was taken to hospital where she required surgery following the attack.
'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape
The man will be sentenced on 13 November.
Investigation launched as woman allegedly raped in Kerry town
The alleged incident took place at around 1am on Sunday morning.
Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of rape in Co Wexford
All four males, one adult and three juveniles, are being detained in garda stations in the South East.
'I need to see you go into the ground,' Fiona Doyle tells her rapist father
Fiona Doyle suffered a decade of sexual abuse at the hands of her father.
Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast
The attack took place at a flat in south Belfast on 25 November 2017.
'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears
Chemsex is becoming more common in Ireland, leading to concerns about health risks and an increase in sexual assaults.
Taxi driver appears in court charged with raping a woman in his car in Dublin
Granting bail, Judge John O’Leary ordered that the man “refrain from driving a taxi”.
Iconic Mexico City monument graffitied with anti-rape slogans by 'glitter protesters'
Phrases like “They don’t take care of us” cover the Angel of Independence, while “rapists” was scrawled on a police station.
'The person can't move on - they are required to remember': Rape survivors 'dropping cases' because of waits for trials
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is calling for pre-recording of some trial evidence in cases.
Man jailed for 20 years for raping two sex workers on the same day
Ms Justice Tara Burns said that Gheorghe Goidan (46), a Romania national, had preyed upon the vulnerability of the two women.
Man who raped his neighbour handed seven and a half year sentence by judge
The court heard that the man was asked to leave his neighbour’s house but instead followed her to her bedroom.
Scottish man who faked own death in US to avoid rape charges has been arrested
He is being held by the US Marshals Service.
'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents'
Young female activists are working to improve people’s lives in the largest urban slum in Africa, Kibera.
Cork man jailed for seven years for raping woman as she slept
Patrick O’Driscoll, now aged 21, denied the charges.
'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'
In certain areas of Kenya, slaughtering an animal or paying a €20 fine is the punishment for rape.
'Dangerous sexual predator' who raped 13-year-old girl in church grounds jailed for nine years
The accused has 37 previous convictions of which 17 are for sexual offences.
Man (75) has conviction for raping granddaughter quashed over concerns he was unfit to stand trial
Christopher Redmond was found in recent weeks to have had a severe form of dementia for some time “with no prospect of recovery”.
Man (18) pleads guilty to rape of half-brother and defilement of half-sister over two-year period
The case was heard today at the Central Criminal Court.
Man jailed for raping woman after she became lost on night out has conviction quashed on appeal
Mohamed Okda was remanded in custody to appear before the Central Criminal Court on Monday next.
Rape trial collapses after alleged victim leaves Ireland during trial
The woman left on a ferry on Tuesday evening and was not answering her phone, the court heard.
The Explainer: How Patrick Nevin was found guilty in the 'Tinder rape case'
We look at the Patrick Nevin court case which saw him being found guilty of raping one woman and sexually assaulting another.
Man who was sentenced in his absence for rape and sexual assault of boy is jailed
Anthony Moynihan was jailed today after he was brought into court following the execution of a warrant.