Police in Pakistan have arrested the head of a village council for allegedly sanctioning the rape of a teenage girl. Several other council members have also been jailed in connection with the case.
A new film in Pakistan has unleashed a heated debate on women's issues in the Islamic country. It depicts a woman who is raped by a powerful man and seeks revenge instead of suffering in silence.
The Los Angeles Police Department has opened an investigation into Harvey Weinstein after a sixth woman accused the mogul of sexual assault. This case falls within the 10-year statute of limitations.
Swiss prosecutors say the statute of limitations prevents them from charging Roman Polanski with the rape of a minor in 1972. Renate Langer is the fourth woman to say the director sexually assaulted her in her teens.
There has been a sharp rise in the number of sexual assaults reported in Bavaria this year and many of the accused offenders are foreigners. But are the numbers plausible? Experts say no.
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