Maldives: Rape survivor found guilty of “fornication"

Maldives: Rape survivor found guilty of “fornication"

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Index Number: ASA 29/001/2013
Date Published: 28 February 2013
Categories: Maldives

A 15-year-old survivor of rape is at risk of house arrest and flogging in the Maldives, where she was found guilty of “fornication” by a juvenile court, and sentenced to eight months’ house arrest and 100 lashes.


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