Sex crimes

50% population feels unsafe due to rise in sex crimes: Delhi court

50% population feels unsafe due to rise in sex crimes: Delhi court

According to the complaint, when the woman was walking towards her residence in south east Delhi on January 27, 2013, accused Sunil Kumar hit her, touched her inappropriately and used filthy language.

Jul 26, 2017, 15:11 PM IST

Germany to bolster rape law after Cologne mob assaults

Dubbed the "No means No" law by the media, it explicitly covers cases in which a victim withheld consent but did not physically fight back.
 

Jul 07, 2016, 09:34 AM IST
Who are 'comfort women', why were they forced into into sexual slavery?

Who are 'comfort women', why were they forced into into sexual slavery?

Comfort women were women and girls who were forced into sexual slavery by Japanese Army during and after the second World War.  

Dec 28, 2015, 13:40 PM IST
Uber rape case aftermath: Delhi Police's 'hall of shame' of sexual offenders

Uber rape case aftermath: Delhi Police's 'hall of shame' of sexual offenders

Delhi Police has come up with a list of repeat sexual offenders – an initiative that could come in handy for those looking to check the background of a person they're looking to employ or as a general effort to name and shame sexual predators lurking in the capital.

Dec 17, 2014, 08:15 AM IST

23 police personnel prosecuted for sex crimes in south China

Two heads of police sub-bureaus are among 23 officers prosecuted for abusing their power to shield prostitution rings in south China`s Guangdong Province.

Jun 23, 2014, 16:16 PM IST

Appoint special prosecutor for sex crimes against children: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city government to appoint special public prosecutors within four weeks in the special court set up to handle cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Apr 16, 2014, 21:25 PM IST

Delhi HC wants special prosecutors for sex crimes on kids

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to appoint special public prosecutors in each district court within three months for cases of sexual offences against children.

Nov 27, 2013, 17:04 PM IST

China wants harsh punishment for sex crimes

A senior judge of China`s Supreme People`s Court has called for "severe" punishment for teachers and others who sexually assault minors.

Aug 30, 2013, 18:04 PM IST

7 Pakistani-origin men convicted of sex crimes in UK

Seven Pakistani-origin men have been found guilty of sex crimes against girls, some as young as 11, in Britain.

May 15, 2013, 00:18 AM IST

‘Facebook sex crimes soared in last four years’

Sex offences by users linked to social networking sites Facebook or Twitter have rocketed in the last four years.

Apr 01, 2013, 14:04 PM IST

Assange changes lawyer in Sweden for second time

Julian Assange
has asked to change his lawyer in Sweden for the second time
since he was accused of sex crimes.

Nov 18, 2011, 09:15 AM IST

Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty to sex crimes

The fallen IMF chief is accused on seven counts, including attempted rape.

Jun 06, 2011, 21:20 PM IST

Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty to sex crimes

Strauss-Kahn`s attorneys said that whatever happened on May 14 in the Sofitel Hotel, near Times Square, was consensual.

Jun 06, 2011, 21:16 PM IST

Pune police trying to downplay increasing sex crimes?

Even as they continue to step up vigilance to arrest an alarming rise in sex crimes in the city, Pune Police have drawn flak from women`s groups for purportedly seeking to downplay the issue.

May 08, 2010, 11:32 AM IST