Oct 8, 2013 — Sexual violence appears to have roots in adolescence, so researchers asked teenagers and young adults if they'd ever forced someone to have sexual activity against their will. About 1 in 10 had. Psychological pressure was the most common tactic.
Oct 3, 2013 — Recently the media had a field day with reports of a "sexist" male gorilla in Dallas named Patrick. Anthropologist Barbara King reflects on whether terms like "sexism" and "rape" are used justifiably when describing our evolutionary cousins the apes.
Sep 10, 2013 — The survey of 10,000 men in six Asian and Pacific countries found nearly 1 in 4 men reported raping a woman. The results of the survey were released the same day a court in New Delhi convicted four men of the rape and murder that shocked India last December.
Jun 9, 2013 — Women have made significant gains across Latin America. But sexual violence against women remains a pervasive problem. As part of NPR's series on violence in Latin America, we're looking at the problem in Colombia, where decades of war made women extremely vulnerable.
Apr 21, 2013 — "What has changed?" That is the question echoing through Delhi on Sunday. Public frustration over sexual crimes against women is erupting again, this time over a gruesome sexual assault of a child.
Apr 12, 2013 — Computer activists threaten to reveal identities of teenage boys linked with the alleged rape of Rehtaeh Parsons, who, after more than a year of harassment and online bullying, committed suicide this month.
Dec 22, 2012 — Waves of angry demonstrators in New Delhi were repelled by tear gas and water cannons Saturday as they marched on the president's residence to protest the brutal attack on a 23-year-old student on a bus last weekend.
Jan 6, 2012 — The FBI's new definition is "more inclusive, better reflects state criminal codes and focuses on the various forms of sexual penetration understood to be rape," officials say.