Rape: Are justice systems struggling in Europe?

Article published on May 11, 2018
Article published on May 11, 2018

Court rulings on rape are still controversial, often resulting in the justice system clashing with popular opinion. The conviction of five members of "La Manada" (The Wolfpack) for abuse and not rape unleashed fury in Spain. Here's why. 

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Official sentence.

Data on violent sexual crimes recorded in the EU in 2017 by Eurostat

Istanbul Convention Action against violence against women and domestic violence