Gang Rape

crime

Man Awarded $175,000 After Gang Rape During ‘Scared Straight’ Program in Canada

The man, who was 14 at the time, was raped by five prisoners after a guard led him to a private cell during a judge-ordered visit in the 70s.
Mack Lamoureux
12.7.18
sexual assault

UCF fraternity suspended a second time after 2 students arrested on suspicion of gang rape

The fraternity was suspended the first time after an alleged sexual assault at a "New Year's in July" party.
Alex Lubben
4.25.18
sexual assault

Accused Vanderbilt Rapist Gave Student Lectures on Consent While Awaiting Trial

Brandon Banks is accused of participating in the gang rape of an unconscious woman four years ago and has since preached to students about consent. The former Vanderbilt football player entered a not-guilty plea at the start of his trial yesterday.
Kimberly Lawson
6.20.17
rape

Woman Gang Raped, Murdered, and Eaten By Dogs In Horrific Indian Kidnapping Case

People are comparing the brutal murder of a 23-year-old woman from Sonipat to the infamous 2012 Delhi bus rape.
Sirin Kale
5.15.17
Broadly

40 People Watched a Teen's Gang Rape on Facebook, and No One Called the Police

Police believe that upwards of 40 people viewed a recent live stream of a gang rape of a 15-year-old girl in Chicago. We talked to one researcher about why people can be hesitant to intervene when sexual assault happens.
Kimberly Lawson
4.3.17
Football

Baylor University Allowed 'at Least 52 Acts of Rape' in Four Years, Suit Alleges

According to a new lawsuit, the Texas university basically granted full impunity to members of its football team—resulting in "the most widespread culture of sexual violence and abuse of women ever reported in a collegiate education program."
Kimberly Lawson
1.31.17
sexual assault

​Woman in Derrick Rose Gang Rape Case Must Be Named During Trial, Judge Rules

We talked to a legal expert about why anonymity is one of the biggest factors that encourage victims of sexual assault to come forward.
Kimberly Lawson
9.21.16
INDIA

Gang rape videos are being sold in India

The videos are being sold in Uttar Pradesh, ranked among the most dangerous states for women in India. A recent spate of rapes have prompted calls for the chief minister to resign.
Natalie Alcoba
8.5.16
rape

India Ends Women's Safety Task Force Even Though Reports of Rape Are Sky-High

The task force was created to help local police better deal with rape accusations and prosecutions. Despite record high reports of sexual abuse, the task force is deemed no longer necessary.
Amy Martyn
7.26.16
americas

Massive Protests in Brazil After a Girl Was Blamed for Being Gang-Raped in Rio

A video posted online showed a naked, bloody, and unconscious 16-year-old girl surrounded by men bragging about her rape. The head of the police probe said more “technical” evidence was needed to establish that the rape actually happened.
Donna Bowater
5.31.16
sexual assault

Footage of Teen Girl’s Gang Rape by 30 Men in Brazil Circulates Online

Reports have emerged of a horrific gang rape involving a 16-year-old girl and 30 men. We asked a expert on gender violence to explain what life is like for women in Brazil.
Sirin Kale
5.27.16
News

The Story of an Alleged Gang Rape in Brooklyn That Keeps Getting Darker

A lurid allegation of group sexual assault on a playground is shining a spotlight on a corner of NYC that often makes headlines for gun violence but rarely grips the public imagination.
Allie Conti
1.13.16
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