Egypt el-Sissi apologises to sexual attack victim

Egypt`s newly sworn-in president has apologised in person to a woman who was sexually assaulted by a mob during weekend celebrations marking his inauguration.

US announces steps to prevent sexual assaults in colleges

The Obama administration today announced a series of steps to address the alarming rise in sexual assaults on college campuses, with fresh report showing one in five women are sexually assaulted while in college.

Personal stories of sexual violence enacted on stage

The attack on and death of the Dec 16, 2012 gang rape victim was a tipping point for people everywhere to speak up, said Yael Farber whose latest production features tales of sexual violence.

Finally, Jharkhand acid attack victim gets a job

Sonali Mukherjee has been given a class three job in a government school Jharkhand`s Bokaro city, an official said Wednesday. She was handed over the appointment letter by Chief Minister Hemant Soren Tuesday at Bokaro.

Crime clue lies in eyes of victims: Study

For all the James Bonds out there, it`s time to breathe a bit easy.

Colorado school shooting victim remains in critical condition

A 17-year-old Colorado high school senior shot in the head by a heavily-armed classmate who stormed Arapahoe High School in suburban Denver remained in critical condition on Sunday, the county sheriff said.

Imphal blast: Rs Four lakh each for families of victims

Manipur government has decided to give Rs four lakh each to the next of kin of the nine persons killed in bomb blast, official sources said on Saturday.

Building collapse victims` eyes give sight to four

Despite the despair and shock of the death of his brother and nephew in the twin building collapse here, a city resident has donated their eyes which will now enable four people to see the world.

I consider the girl as my daughter: Asaram Bapu

Controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, against whom a complaint of sexual assault was filed by a teenage girl, on Sunday claimed that he was innocent and regards the minor as his "daughter".

Did not see Dec 16 gang-rape victim: Accused tells judge

One of the accused in December 16 gang-rape case on Friday claimed before a special court here that he had never seen the 23-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by six persons in a moving bus and had only heard about it.

Juvenile law can be used to ascertain age of victims also: SC

Supreme Court today held that the provision of the Juvenile Justice Act on determination of age of a delinquent juvenile be also put to use for ascertaining the age of minor victims.

In 98% rape cases, accused known to victims: NCRB report

In 98 per cent of registered cases of rapes in the country, close relatives and acquaintances are the accused, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) said in its 2012 report.

Oprah Winfrey donates $100K to support Boston Marathon victims

Oprah Winfrey has donated 100,000 dollars to support 13-year-old Michael Stolzenberg`s charity, `Mikey`s Run`, to help amputees who survived the Boston Marathon bombings.

MPCC wants state to bear medical expenses of acid attack victims

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee today asked the state government to bear all expenses of medical treatment of acid attack victims and ensure their rehabilitation.

2 more alleged child abuse victims of Michael Jackson to file lawsuit

Two more alleged child abuse victims of Michael Jackson are preparing to file lawsuits against the late King of Pop`s estate, it has been revealed.

Acid-attack victim given job in Srinagar

The Jammu and Kashmir government today appointed the Hyderpora acid-attack victim to the state school education department, on compassionate grounds.

True justice is true award: Gang-rape victim`s brother

Lauding the `Woman of Courage` award conferred on the Delhi gang-rape victim, her brother said Saturday that the family would be satisfied only when all the six accused get the death penalty.

Suryanelli victim sends copies of complaint by registered post

Suriyanelli gang-rape victim, who had filed a fresh police complaint against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien, has now sent letters to Kottayam and Idukki SPs asking them to register her plea.

Victim still haunted by rape 16 years ago in Kerala

Despite all the time that has passed since, there is no respite for the Suryanelli rape victim. Her parents say the ordeal continues to torment the girl, who was 16 at the time of the incident, and is now a 32-year-old woman.

Gang-rape victim a martyr for cause of women`s safety: NCW

Calling the 23-year-old gang-rape victim a "martyr" for safety of women, the National Commission for Women (NCW) sked both civil society and the government to work together to stop such crimes in the future.