It is estimated that Ethiopia has one of the world’s highest rates of violence against women. A UN report found that almost 60% of Ethiopian women were sexually abused. In Ethiopia, rape is a very serious issue. The nation is notorious for the practice of abduction of women, one of the highest in the world being the prevalence of this practice in Ethiopia.
In many parts of Ethiopia, it is common for a man to kidnap a girl or woman, sometimes using a horse to ease the escape, working for collaboration with his friends. Then the abductor will hide and rape his intended bride before she gets pregnant. It is confirmed that girls as young as 11 years old have been abducted for marriage purposes. The Ethiopian army was also accused of systematic abuses of civilians.
09. Sri Lanka
Security forces in Sri Lanka continue to violate and torture suspects. Recent allegations have been made that the Sri Lankan security forces managed to rape and torture four years after the end of the civil war. The UN Multi-country Survey on Men and Violence found that at some point in their lives 14.5 percent of Sri Lankan men’s sample had committed rape. In the last year, 4.9 percent had been raped. 2.7% had raped another man.1.6 Percent of people had been involved in gang rape. 96.5 percent of the men who raped had no legal effect. Subsequently, 65.8% did not feel stressed or guilty. Of the rapists, 64.9% had raped more than once, and 11.1% had raped four or more girls or women. That’s why the country has the world’s highest rates of suicide.
It is a continent of Amercing and the total number of reported rape cases in this region is 2,516,918. These are just six percent of the total cases of rape. It is estimated that more than one in three women have witnessed a sexual assault and that police reported just 6 percent of sexual assaults. One out of every 17 women is raped, 62 percent of rape victims have been physically injured, 9 percent have been assaulted or disfigured, according to the Justice Institute of British Columbia.
In France, Rape was not a felony until 1980. Throughout France, laws that improve women’s rights and protection are relatively recent. The law that makes rape a felony dates back to 1980. Previous decrees were based on the moral codes of the 19th century. In 1992, a sexual harassment law was enacted and in 2002, a moral harassment law was passed. Last year, the last bill to address violence against women was passed. Government studies indicate that in the world there are 75,000 rapes a year. Only about 10% of the victims filed complaints. France is in seventh place with a total of 3,771,850 reported crimes.