Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Paid Out $375,000 to Alleged Rape Victim
There's a constellation of loose parts that string together something of a complete narrative of the alleged incident and a connection to Ronaldo, but there is no direct evidence of the rape and the hush money payment.
Liam Daniel Pierce
Why a Court May Not Believe You Were Raped If You're Into Rough Sex
As a Spanish court throws out a rape allegation involving a former couple who practised BDSM, we ask a law professor and an activist whether women who like rough sex are less likely to have their cases taken seriously.
asia & pacific
Woman’s Death After 42 Years in Coma Highlights How Rape Is Still a Huge Problem in India
The case of Aruna Shanbaug, who was the victim of a brutal attack in 1973, helped change India’s euthanasia laws, but sexual assault is still pervasive in the country.
NYPD Investigating Detective Accused of Groping Woman He Called His ‘Favorite Rape Victim’
The former special victims unit officer has been transferred, but still serving in the department, pending investigations into the woman's allegations.