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Top US boarding school details decades of sexual abuse

An elite US boarding school that educated the likes of John F Kennedy, Michael Douglas and Ivanka Trump has released a report detailing decades of alleged sexual abuse.

Europe 'hub' for child sexual abuse content: Report

Europe is becoming a global hub for the hosting of child sexual abuse images and videos, suggests a report.

Hyderabad woman escapes sexual slavery in Saudi Arabia, seeks help from Indian embassy

Hyderabad woman escapes sexual slavery in Saudi Arabia, seeks help from Indian embassy

Most trafficking cases to the Gulf region are reported from southern Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala.

Sexual abuse may accelerate puberty in girls, says study

Sexual abuse may accelerate puberty in girls, says study

A new study has revealed that girls, who experience physical and sexual abuse in life may accelerate early puberty.

Kerala: Six persons taken into custody for raping minor girls of orphanage

Six persons have been taken into custody for allegedly sexually abusing seven minor girls of an orphanage at Muttil in the district, police said on Tuesday.

Indian sportsman Tanveer Hussain held in US for 'sexually abusing' minor girl

Indian sportsman Tanveer Hussain held in US for 'sexually abusing' minor girl

Police arrested Hussain on Wednesday after the girl, who is under the age of 13, accused him of sexually abusing her, a report in the Adirondack Daily Entreprise said.

Kerala: Teacher held on charge of sexually abusing teenage boy

A 56-year-old teacher has been arrested and remanded in judicial custody for allegedly repeatedly sexually abusing a teenage boy, police said on Saturday.

Epileptics face higher risks of discrimination

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that people with epilepsy are at significantly higher risk of experiencing discrimination due to health problems than the general population.

Chinese envoy stresses zero-tolerance against sexual abuse

Zero-tolerance policy must be maintained against sexual exploitation by UN peacekeepers, a Chinese envoy to the United Nations (UN) has said.

Children held at Australian camp suffer assaults, sexual abuse, reveal leaked documents

 More than 2,000 incidents, including sexual abuse, assault and attempted self-harm, were reported in about two years at an Australian detention centre for asylum seekers in Nauru, more than half involving children, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Cliff Richard feels 'tarnished' by sexual abuse allegations

Cliff Richard feels 'tarnished' by sexual abuse allegations

Veteran singer Cliff Richard has admitted he feels "tarnished" following two years of "trauma", after the CPS dropped the case against him last week.

Cliff Richard cleared of sexual abuse claims

Cliff Richard cleared of sexual abuse claims

 Singer Cliff Richard is to face no further action following the South Yorkshire Police investigation into allegations of historical sexual abuse, it has been announced.

British paedophile was at Bengaluru orphanage in 2013, but 'luckily' no child was harmed

British paedophile was at Bengaluru orphanage in 2013, but 'luckily' no child was harmed

In a statement posted on Facebook, the orphanage said no child was harmed while Huckle was at the facility.

As coach, ex-US House speaker molested 5 boys: Prosecutors

Former US House speaker Dennis Hastert molested five boys as young as 14 while serving as a high school wrestling coach four decades ago, federal prosecutors said in revealing details of the alleged sexual abuse.

Strong disciplinary action needed against sexual abuse: UN

The UN has said it is the responsibility of member states to ensure they impose the "strongest disciplinary and criminal sanctions" against any of their peacekeepers found guilty of sexual exploitation.

UN reports two more sexual abuse cases in CAR peacekeeping mission

The United Nations on Monday reported two new sexual abuse cases allegedly involving peacekeepers in the Central African Republic, one implicating a contingent from Burundi and the other a Moroccan soldier.

US resolution on sex abuse triggers debate in Security Council

The UN Security Council convened a meeting on sexual abuse by peacekeepers where a draft resolution, pushed by the US for strong action against perpetrators of such misconduct, has triggered debate among several council members.

Shocking! Padma Lakshmi was physically abused as a child by a relative

Shocking! Padma Lakshmi was physically abused as a child by a relative

In the book 'Love, Loss And What We Ate', Padma Lakshmi has revealed that she was sexually abused as a child by her then step-father’s relative.

Complainant’s statement of sexual abuse recorded against India hockey skipper Sardar Singh

Complainant’s statement of sexual abuse recorded against India hockey skipper Sardar Singh

She submitted photographs and call details between her and Sardar to the SIT.

69 sexual abuse cases against UN peacekeepers; no Indians involved

The UN report for the first time has given nationalities of the peacekeepers involved in sexual exploitation cases.