Filmmaker Jayisha Patel met the girls of India's Red Brigade and knew she had to make a film about them. 'Power Girls' is a powerful documentary short exploring India's rape culture and a group of young girls determined to fight it.
Politicians and officials across the Caribbean have come under fire in recent weeks for statements that seem to downplay rape and blame victims. But there's evidence that women may no longer be willing to tolerate such comments.
Uber bills itself as the "safest ride on the road" for its customers, but the company is now banned from operating in New Delhi after one of its drivers has been accused of raping a passenger. This case is the latest to draw attention to the dangers facing Indian women.
Allegations against Bill Cosby dating from decades ago have stirred a debate in the US over whether legal statutes of limitations should apply to sexual assault cases. Some countries, like Canada and the UK, don't have deadlines for prosecuting such cases, which has allowed prosecutors to open high-profile "historic cases" of assault with some success.
In the midst of overwhelming crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where thousands of women have been sexually attacked, aid groups and grassroots organizations are trying to help women recover and rebuild their lives.
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