A heavily criticised piece of legislation has also stepped up the criminalisation of gay sex.
Even though UK police pledged to abandon the controversial practice last year, so-called "digital strip searches" are still taking place.
“Our universities have shown they are willing to go all out to fight the virus. Why won’t they do the same with sexual harassment and abuse cases?”
VICE World News spoke to multiple survivors in Uganda who said corruption was undermining police investigations into sexual assault.
Eight of the defendants are minors. The alleged victim is 16.
While Syrian women and girls were disproportionately subjected to sexual violence, men and boys have also been widely targeted during the civil war, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch.
At 23, Fern Champion was assaulted while travelling. She writes about how overseas authorities are failing British victims.
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Some are calling their deaths justice for the victim and her family, while others are condemning it as an extrajudicial killing.
The company says that in 2017 and 2018, it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assault in the U.S., 500 of which were reported rapes.
New York's Child Victims Act could theoretically invite a flood of lawsuits against the religious group, but fear and a lack of evidence loom.