Laws regarding rape
The Swedish Academy said yesterday it would postpone this year's Nobel Literature Prize for the first time in almost 70 years, as it is rocked by turmoil over links to a man accused of rape and sexual assault.
The rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl has sparked outcry in India, with human rights activists demanding justice for the victim.
There are fears that most perpetrators of rape and sexual abuse in Greece go unpunished as a dearth of medical examiners means only a fraction of cases of sexual assault are officially reported.
According to the General Secretariat for Gender Equality, around 5,000 rapes occur in the country every year. But only about 150 are certified by a medical examiner.