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.

UK opens vast inquiry into historic child abuse

A judge from New Zealand said Thursday that one in 20 children in England and Wales may have been sexually abused as she opened a huge inquiry into accusations of institutional paedophilia during the 1980s.

CCTV cameras to be installed in shelter homes soon, Maharashtra HC told

With an increase in number of incidents where children and women in state-run shelter homes are sexually and physically abused, the Maharashtra government on Friday told the Bombay High Court that it will soon install CCTV cameras in all such facilities.

French soldiers accused of paedophilia in custody in France: Legal source

 Two French special forces soldiers accused of sexually abusing children in Burkina Faso returned home Thursday and have been taken into custody, said a legal source.

School teacher arrested for sexually abusing student in Tamil Nadu

 A private school teacher was arrested today for sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl student, police said.

UN reports three sex cases involving Indian peackeepers
UN reports three sex cases involving Indian peackeepers

 A UN report says that Indians in its peacekeeping operations were involved in three substantiated cases of sexual exploitation or abuse between 2010 and 2013.

UN peacekeepers routinely trade sex for goods: UN report

UN peacekeepers routinely trade sex for money, jewellery, cellphones and other items in countries where they are deployed in clear violation of UN rules, according to a draft UN report.

UN chief to launch inquiry into sexual abuse involving French troops in Central African Republic

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has ordered establishing an independent review panel to investigate the world body's handling of sexual abuse allegations involving French troops in the Central African Republic (CAR).

ISIS rapists pour boiling water on teenage victim's leg for refusing sex
ISIS rapists pour boiling water on teenage victim's leg for refusing sex

After countless massacres of civilians and beheading of hostages by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), now it seems that there is no end to the atrocities, being carried out by this terrorist outfit, against women. For months now, what could be more horrific for a 17-year-old teenager sex slave victim, who had to everyday choose between “death and death”.

CBI ready to probe varsity student's sexual abuse charges, SC told

The CBI on Friday told the Supreme Court that it was ready to undertake probe into the allegations of sexual abuse of a management course student of Jindal Global University in Haryana by three students of same varsity`s law school.

Sexually abused women often take surgery too far: Jane Fonda
Sexually abused women often take surgery too far: Jane Fonda

Veteran actress Jane Fonda believes women who have suffered sexual abuse are more likely to undergo extensive cosmetic surgery. Fonda, 77, said they take surgery too far as they attempt to change their past, reported The Guardian online.

British pianist wins right to publish memoirs of abuse

The British Supreme Court lifted an injunction on Wednesday that banned internationally renowned classical pianist James Rhodes from publishing a complete autobiography, which details serious sexual abuse he endured at school as a child.

Rogue coach leaves athletes in AIDS scare
Rogue coach leaves athletes in AIDS scare

 Ugandan runners have been hit by a major health scare after it emerged that a coach accused of sexually abusing young athletes was infected with HIV .

Uganda runners hit by HIV scare
Uganda runners hit by HIV scare

Ugandan runners have been hit by a major health scare after it emerged that a coach accused of sexually abusing young athletes was infected with HIV.