Sexual abuse

Shocking - 51 girls held hostage and sexually abused in madrasa, rescued by police

Shocking - 51 girls held hostage and sexually abused in madrasa, rescued by police

According to the family of a rescued victim, the madrasa manager would often beat the girls and forced them to dance. 

Dec 30, 2017, 08:46 AM IST
Australia failed children, national sex abuse inquiry says

Australia failed children, national sex abuse inquiry says

 Australian institutions "seriously failed" children in their care over decades with tens of thousands sexually abused, the final report from a five-year inquiry said Friday, calling it a "national tragedy".

Dec 15, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
Indian snowshoer Tanveer Hussain pleads guilty to sexual abuse in the US, awaits deportation

Indian snowshoer Tanveer Hussain pleads guilty to sexual abuse in the US, awaits deportation

He was arrested on March 1 following the incident which took place on February 27 at a village bed and breakfast.

Dec 08, 2017, 14:57 PM IST
Another US Congressman announces resignation over sexual harassment claim

Another US Congressman announces resignation over sexual harassment claim

Another US Congressman has announced his resignation after being put under investigation by the House Ethics Committee for suggesting surrogacy to two of his female staffers.

Dec 08, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
Kolkata rape case: As school closes in midst of exams, protest by parents intensify

Kolkata rape case: As school closes in midst of exams, protest by parents intensify

Protest by parents and guardians against a high profile Kolkata school, where a four-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by male teachers, intensified on Monday morning.

Dec 04, 2017, 15:36 PM IST
Women activists condemn molestation of 4-year-old in Kolkata

Women activists condemn molestation of 4-year-old in Kolkata

Women and child activists have condemned the molestation of a four-year-old girl in Kolkata and questioned the negligence of GD Birla Centre for Education School authority.

Dec 02, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

Provide scheme for relocation of child rape victims: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the AAP government and the legal services authority DSLSA to consider incorporating in the victim compensation scheme a provision for relocation of child victims of sexual abuse.

Nov 21, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
Not just women, men also go through sexual abuse: Radhika Apte

Not just women, men also go through sexual abuse: Radhika Apte

Recently, Hollywood witnessed the Harvey Weinstein scandal, which has put the spotlight on sexual harassment in the entertainment industry.

Nov 20, 2017, 12:46 PM IST
Sexual abuse in every alternate household, says Radhika Apte

Sexual abuse in every alternate household, says Radhika Apte

Actress Radhika Apte feels that sexual abuse does not only exist in the world of showbiz but takes place in every alternate household.

Nov 17, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
Society no longer willing to accept sexual abuse: Orlando Bloom

Society no longer willing to accept sexual abuse: Orlando Bloom

In wake of a massive sexual harassment expose, which has engulfed names such as media mogul Harvey Weinstein and actor Kevin Spacey, Orlando Bloom has said that society is unwilling to accept sexual abuse any longer.

Nov 07, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
Stories of sexual abuse pour out on social media #MeToo

Stories of sexual abuse pour out on social media #MeToo

Celebrities and everyday people flooded social media with pers

Oct 17, 2017, 07:57 AM IST
Oscars Academy votes to expel Harvey Weinstein over sexual assault allegations

Oscars Academy votes to expel Harvey Weinstein over sexual assault allegations

Weinstein, who was fired by the movie and television studio he co-founded, the Weinstein Company, has denied rape allegations while acknowledging that his behaviour "caused a lot of pain".

Oct 15, 2017, 10:22 AM IST
Mumbai: 55-year-old mother gets her own son killed for sexually abusing her

Mumbai: 55-year-old mother gets her own son killed for sexually abusing her

The Vasai police on Sunday arrested an elderly woman in Bhayander West, who paid Rs 50,000 to get her own son killed. 

Sep 19, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Kailash Satyarthi's fight against child sexual abuse;  begins 35-day long Bharat Yatra

Kailash Satyarthi's fight against child sexual abuse; begins 35-day long Bharat Yatra

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Monday commenced his 35-day-long nationwide march called 'Bharat Yatra'- the biggest agitation against child sexual abuse, rape and human trafficking. 

Sep 11, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Schools are no more safe for children: Kailash Satyarthi

Schools are no more safe for children: Kailash Satyarthi

This is the state of affairs and there are many such young children. Even parents are uncomfortable with sending their children to school," he said.

Sep 10, 2017, 17:59 PM IST
Bhopal: National Law Institute University students complain of ragging, sexual abuse by female senior

Bhopal: National Law Institute University students complain of ragging, sexual abuse by female senior

Two students of Bhopal’s National Law Institute University have accused their seniors of indulging in ragging, sexual abuse.

Jul 26, 2017, 10:55 AM IST
Seven needles removed from body of 3-year-old girl allegedly abused by mother's employer

Seven needles removed from body of 3-year-old girl allegedly abused by mother's employer

As per reports, the girl from Purulia was initially brought to Bankura Sammilani Medical College by her mother.

Jul 19, 2017, 09:47 AM IST

Cardinal George Pell 'totally rejects' sex abuse charges

"I am looking forward finally to having my day in court. I am innocent of these charges," Pell said in a statement.

Jun 29, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Seattle mayor drops re-election bid amid sex abuse accusations

Seattle mayor drops re-election bid amid sex abuse accusations

 Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, who has been accused by four men of sexually abusing them as teenagers, dropped his bid for re-election on Tuesday, saying that the scandal would be a distraction from more important issues.

May 10, 2017, 09:16 AM IST