There are 10,000 registered rapes in Guatemala every year, and many more unreported ones. Many victims are girls between 10 und 18 years of age. Maria Elsa is one of them. She was badly abused by her boyfriend, even after getting pregnant.
More than 450 people were injured at massive anti-corruption protests on Friday. Prosecutors say they are reviewing footage and interviewing victims in a bid to bring offenders to justice.
Tunisian President Essebsi has vowed to soon submit a bill to parliament giving women and men equal inheritance rights. The country has long been seen as a pioneer for women's rights in the Arab world.
French lawmakers have passed a law that can impose fines for street harassment and make it easier for sex with a child under 15 to be classified as rape. But critics say the law does not go far enough.
International aid organizations have reported that Croatian police are using violence to push refugees back into neighboring Bosnia-Herzegovina. Croatian authorities deny the accusations.
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