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After Global Protests, Kenyan Court Sentences 3 Men Who Raped Teen
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An independent review of a Rolling Stone article about an alleged rape at the University of Virginia found fundamental errors in the way the story was reported and edited. University President Teresa Sullivan said the story had damaged campus efforts to address sexual assault. Zach Gibson /Getty Images hide caption

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The 50 Most Effective Ways To Transform The Developing World
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A candlelight vigil in December marks the second anniversary of a high-profile gang rape in India. In that incident, six men raped the girl and beat her while she was traveling with her 28-year-old friend, before throwing them out on the streets. Arkaprava Ghosh/Barcroft Media/Landov hide caption

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