“Rape” in the news

Example collocations

attempted rape
gang rape
marital rape
rape and murder
rape victims

Publications and example sentences

www.financialexpress.com
Financial Express
· Coronavirus upside: 70% fall in crime in western Uttar Pradesh in April, says report  
There were 16 cases of kidnappings against 110 and seven cases of rape compared to 34 last year.  Copy example sentence
www.nytimes.com
The New York Times
· Why Joe Rogan's Spotify Deal Matters  
Julie Swetnick’s accusation of gang rape was printed the day it was made.  Copy example sentence
www.nytimes.com
The New York Times
· Hannah Gadsby on Comedy Trolls, Anti-Vaxxers and Burying Her Dog  
I don’t like going onstage after other people who’ve done rape jokes, and that’s how I had to cut my teeth: Make a group of people who’ve just laughed at a rape joke laugh.  Copy example sentence
www.nbcnews.com
NBCNews.com
· K-12 schools keep mishandling sexual assault complaints. Will new Title IX regulations help?  
One suggested that they show her “what rape actually is,” according to a lawsuit the Colorado student filed this year against her school district.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Lockdown gives asylum seekers reprieve and hope for change in policy  
Latest figures show that numbers have fallen from 1,225 in January to just 368 as of 29 April.Melina* fled Malawi after she was raped by a police officer who had arrested her for being bisexual, she said.  Copy example sentence
www.independent.co.uk
The Independent
· The 40 best books to read while you’re self-isolating  
Her device was simple but incendiary: look at the world through the eyes of a six-year-old, in this case, Jean Louise Finch, whose father is a lawyer defending a black man falsely accused of raping a white woman.  Copy example sentence
www.independent.co.uk
The Independent
· Rose McGowan says she used ‘tactics’ of predators to make media pay attention to Weinstein allegations  
In March 2020, Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison after being convicted of sexual assault and third-degree rape.  Copy example sentence
www.nytimes.com
The New York Times
· June Willenz, Champion of Women in the Military, Dies at 95  
Causes that drew her attention ranged from rape victims in Africa to the mistreatment of pets in the United States.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Barrow MP calls for calm after protests over rape claims case  
An MP has appealed for calm after protests in a Cumbrian town in support of a teenager accused of lying about being raped by a grooming gang.  Copy example sentence
www.independent.co.uk
The Independent
· Martin Lovett: Cello master and last survivor of the Amadeus Quartet  
In 1946 he was in the orchestra for the first performance of Benjamin Britten’s opera The Rape of Lucretia, conducted by Ernest Ansermet at Glyndebourne.  Copy example sentence