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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.

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.

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.

Priyanka Chopra calls for protection of child victims of sexual abuse

Priyanka Chopra calls for protection of child victims of sexual abuse

Drawing attention to the harrowing traumas of child victims of sexual violence, UNICEF's Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra has called for an increased support for such children and raising awareness that underage sex can lead to unwanted teen pregnancy or HIV.

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.