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#Rape and Sexual Assault

Man paraded in dress through village in eastern Georgia over alleged sexual assault

Three people were charged for ‘humiliating’ and ‘hurting his honour and dignity’.

Man paraded in dress through village in eastern Georgia over alleged sexual assault

Three people were charged for ‘humiliating’ and ‘hurting his honour and dignity’.

Tbilisi clinic defends nurse over ‘joke’ advocating date rape 

The Aleksandre Aladashvili Clinic has stood behind a nurse who joked about raping women who did not want to have sex with him.

Tbilisi clinic defends nurse over ‘joke’ advocating date rape 

The Aleksandre Aladashvili Clinic has stood behind a nurse who joked about raping women who did not want to have sex with him.

Consent not required: how Georgian legislation allows rapists to walk free

In Georgia, saying no is simply not enough, and victims of rape must prove that they physically resisted their rapist to receive justice.

Consent not required: how Georgian legislation allows rapists to walk free

By Tata Shoshiashvili

In Georgia, saying no is simply not enough, and victims of rape must prove that they physically resisted their rapist to receive justice.

After one year of inaction, alleged rapist of young Azerbaijani activist arrested

A recent post by Sanay Yaghmur, the alleged victim of the assault, has sparked an outcry about the authorities’ handling of the case.

After one year of inaction, alleged rapist of young Azerbaijani activist arrested

A recent post by Sanay Yaghmur, the alleged victim of the assault, has sparked an outcry about the authorities’ handling of the case.

‘Systemic inaction’ to blame for suicide of 14-year-old alleged rape victim

A 23-year-old man was arrested and charged with rape a day after her suicide, over half a year after the alleged incident took place.

‘Systemic inaction’ to blame for suicide of 14-year-old alleged rape victim

A 23-year-old man was arrested and charged with rape a day after her suicide, over half a year after the alleged incident took place.

Protest in Baku over arrest of activist who ‘defended rape victim’

Around a dozen women protested the arrest of an activist allegedly detained and tortured for attempting to report a police official for rape.

Protest in Baku over arrest of activist who ‘defended rape victim’

Around a dozen women protested the arrest of an activist allegedly detained and tortured for attempting to report a police official for rape.

Daghestani Interior Ministry publishes video testimony of 14-year-old rape victim

The release came as the authorities faced questions over allegations the police tortured one of the suspects and the victim’s parents.

Daghestani Interior Ministry publishes video testimony of 14-year-old rape victim

The release came as the authorities faced questions over allegations the police tortured one of the suspects and the victim’s parents.

Parents of 14-year-old rape victim ‘tortured into testifying’ in Daghestan

A couple in Khasavyurt District have accused police of torturing them into incriminating an innocent man for the rape of their 14-year-old daughter.

Parents of 14-year-old rape victim ‘tortured into testifying’ in Daghestan

A couple in Khasavyurt District have accused police of torturing them into incriminating an innocent man for the rape of their 14-year-old daughter.

New allegations against Georgian Orthodox Church as archbishop accused of sexual assault

Archbishop Zosime Shioshvili is accused of sexually assaulting a student in the 1980s.

New allegations against Georgian Orthodox Church as archbishop accused of sexual assault

Archbishop Zosime Shioshvili is accused of sexually assaulting a student in the 1980s.

Women’s rights advocates demand Georgian official resign over rape joke

Levan Oniani has caused a furore with his comments about TV presenter Inga Grigolia. 

Women’s rights advocates demand Georgian official resign over rape joke

Levan Oniani has caused a furore with his comments about TV presenter Inga Grigolia.