Female teacher jailed for sex abuse, seduced 14-year-old student

 A female Australian teacher was jailed on Thursday for seducing a 14-year-old special needs student and having an 18-month sexual relationship with him.

California priest gets prison in sexual abuse during flight

A California-based Catholic priest was sentenced to six months in prison followed by six months of home confinement for groping a sleeping woman seated next to him on an airliner.

Dolly Bindra accuses Radhe Maa of sexual abuse

Actress Dolly Bindra has said that self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa instructed her son and daughters-in-law to sexually abuse her.

Crime branch cops slap fresh FIR against godman Sarathi Baba

A fresh case of sexual abuse has been filed against arrested self-proclaimed godman Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Roul.

This Swedish woman is in love with Norway`s mass murderer

She calls him by his first name, sends him letters every week, promises to wait for him. It could be any love story but Victoria`s heart belongs to a mass murderer: Anders Behring Breivik.

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi raped US hostage Kayla Mueller: Report
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi raped US hostage Kayla Mueller: Report

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi repeatedly raped US hostage Kayla Mueller during her time in the terror group's captivity, a shocking revelation made by a Yazidi girl who was held as a sex slave in the same house.

Indonesia court overturns sexually abuse convictions

An Indonesian court has overturned convictions against a Canadian teacher and an Indonesian teaching assistant who were serving 10 years in jail for sexually abusing three young children at a prestigious international school in Jakarta, their lawyer said on Friday.

UN turns up pressure on peacekeeping nations over sexual abuse claims

 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday moved to ratchet up pressure on countries whose nationals are accused of sexual abuse while serving in peacekeeping missions.

UN chief sacks CAR mission head over sex abuse claims

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has fired his mission chief in the Central African Republic amid "disturbing allegations" of sexual abuse, even as he reposed "full confidence" in the Indian diplomat Atul Khare, his senior-most peacekeeping official in the country.

Three more women claim Cosby abuse

Three more women alleged Wednesday they were assaulted by Bill Cosby, including one who said the former US comedy icon forced her to perform oral sex.

Child abuse: Pak judiciary rejects govt request to form Judicial Commission

Pakistan's judiciary has rejected a request by the Punjab government to form a judicial commission to probe the country's biggest child abuse scandal involving nearly 300 children, citing the ongoing police investigation.

Pakistan PM vows to punish child abuse culprits

 Following a nationwide outrage on the recently unearthed child pornography scandal, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has vowed "exemplary punishment" for those guilty, a media report said on Monday

Australian woman who had baby with boy is jailed

A woman who had regular sex with her daughter`s 12-year-old friend and fathered his baby was Monday jailed for up to six years, with the judge saying she took away his childhood.

Jehovah's Witnesses hid child sex abuse cases: Australian inquiry told

 The Jehovah`s Witnesses Church in Australia failed to report to police more than 1,000 cases of child sexual abuse going back more than 60 years, a government investigation into abuse and its aftermath heard on Monday. 

Britain sets sights on militants who use rape as weapon of war

  Breaking the culture of impunity for militant groups such as Islamic State which use rape as a weapon of war is the priority for Britain`s new special representative on preventing sexual violence in conflict.

Delhi HC dismisses PIL for separate lock-ups for women detainees

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking separate police lock-ups for women detainees in order to protect them from "sexual abuse" and "ill-treatment", saying it is "centered around the allegations levelled" by a woman against an individual policeman, which was already a subject matter of judicial proceedings.

DNA: After Nithari rerun, how safe are children in India?

Ravinder Kumar, a 23-year-old bus cleaner, who was arrested last week from South Delhi on suspicion of killing a six-year-old girl, has made chilling revelations before the city police about how he lured children and his unending desire for sexual acts with corpses.

No city can be 'Smart City' if children not safe: Rijiju

Initiatives such as 'Smart City' project cannot be successful unless children are provided with a safe and secure environment, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said on Friday as he described the statistics on sexual abuse of children in the country as discouraging.

Ex-archbishop hospitalised ahead of Vatican paedophilia trial

A former Polish archbishop was placed in intensive care on Saturday, just hours before his unprecedented trial on paedophilia charges was due to start at the Vatican, the Holy See said.