Posts tagged "gang rape"

Indian Gang Rape Victim, Age 23, Dies From Injuries

There are no words: the 23-year-old woman in India who was brutally gang raped by at least six men last week has died from her multiple injuries. [Newser]…

Jessica Wakeman | December 28, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Indian Gang Rape Victim, 17, Commits Suicide

A 17-year-old girl in India committed suicide by drinking poison on Wednesday, following a gang rape by at least three men back in November. The teen named the three alleged…

Jessica Wakeman | December 28, 2012 - 11:40 am

Dominique Strauss Kahn Accused Of Gang Rape By Prostitute

What hasn’t Dominique Strauss Kahn been accused of? 

The former chief of the International Monetary Fund —who resigned in shame after he was accused of sexually assaulting a…

Jessica Wakeman | May 4, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Florida Lawmaker Says 11-Year-Old Gang Rape Victim Was “Dressed Like A Prostitute”

Student dress codes are a controversial topic, but there is no justification at all for blaming a rape victim for the way she was dressed. While arguing in favor of…

Jessica Wakeman | March 18, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Texas Gang Rape Of 11-Year-Old Stirs Racial Tensions

The alleged gang rape of an 11-year-old girl in Cleveland, Texas, in November by 18 men and boys has turned the town upon its head, according to the Houston

Jessica Wakeman | March 11, 2011 - 7:40 pm

NYT Gang Rape Article Mentions Victim, Age 11, Wore Makeup And “Dressed Older”

UPDATE: A spokeswoman for The New York Times defended the article to’s Cutline blog yesterday and the paper also published a critical letter to the editor online.


Jessica Wakeman | March 9, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Arizona Gang Rape Teen Gets Probation

A 15-year-old boy who participated in the gang rape of an 8-year-old girl in Arizona has received probation from a judge. All of the children were immigrants from the war-torn…

Jessica Wakeman | June 3, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Fake “Rape” Was Apparently A Prank By Sacred Heart Lacrosse Players

A lawyer for one of the lacrosse players involved in an incident at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut on Sunday night said three male students didn’t actually rape an 18-year-old…

Jessica Wakeman | November 25, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Another Week, Another College Gang Rape

Oh, man, this story hits close to home because, literally, Sacred Heart University in Connecticut is in my hometown. According to police, on Sunday night an 18-year-old victim was allegedly…

Jessica Wakeman | November 24, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: After Homecoming Dance Gang Rape, City Struggles With Blaming The Victim

The city of Richmond, California, is struggling to deal with the horrific gang rape of a 15-year-old girl, which allegedly had up to 20 witnesses, outside a homecoming dance. For…

Jessica Wakeman | November 9, 2009 - 9:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: 6th Person Arrested In Gang Rape & Obama Lifts HIV+ Immigration Ban

A sixth person has been arrested in the the gang rape of 15-year-old girl in California . Police say the rape occurred during a homecoming dance, allegedly while as many…

Jessica Wakeman | October 30, 2009 - 8:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: 15-Year-Old Girl Gang Raped After Homecoming Dance

A 15-year-old girl was gang raped, beaten and robbed by as many as seven people after a homecoming dance at Richmond High School in Richmond, CA. Police say the girl…

Jessica Wakeman | October 27, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Hofstra Student Says Oops! She Wasn’t Gang-Raped After All

Earlier this week we were upset to hear an 18-year-old woman at Hofstra University on Long Island had allegedly been gang-raped by five men in a dorm bathroom. Each day,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2009 - 7:10 pm
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