Troubled childhood ups blood pressure risk

Children who experience emotional and sexual abuse or neglect have higher blood pressure as young adults, a study reveals.

Behavioural disorder more common in sexually abused kids

Adults who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to report sexual and physical abused before they turned 16 than their peers, says a study.

Protest in Jalpaiguri district court against sexual abuse of ashram inmate

 A demonstration was held by SUCI youth and women's wings at the Jalpaiguri district court here today against alleged sexual abuse of an inmate of an ashram here and the gangrape of a girl.

Islamic State carried out systemic rape of Yezidi women in Iraq, escapees recount horror

In what would send shivers down one's spine, the Yezidi women and girls who managed to escape the ISIS captivity have described horrifying accounts of sexual violence perpetrated against them by the monsters of the Islamic State, a Human Rights Watch report revealed Thursday.

Man gets two lifers for sexually abusing daughter, step-child

A local court here sentenced a 35-year-old man to two life sentences on Friday for sexually abusing his daughter and step-daughter.

Poorna Jagannathan opens up about sexual abuse

 Poorna Jagannathan, actress, producer and daughter of a diplomat, has shared her horrific experiences of sexual abuse as a child and as a young adult.

Three-year-old sexually assaulted in Noida school

A case was registered on Saturday against an unidentified person after a three-year-old girl was sexually abused in a prestigious playgroup school, located in Sector 58 Noida, neighbouring New Delhi, police said.

Salman's ex-flame Somy Ali was sexually abused in childhood!
Salman's ex-flame Somy Ali was sexually abused in childhood!

Salman Khan's ex flame and former actress Somy Ali has hogged the limelight recently after an interview to a leading daily.

I'm survivor of sexual abuse: Nicholas Brendon
I'm survivor of sexual abuse: Nicholas Brendon

"Criminal Minds" star Nicholas Brendon, who has been in and out of jail thrice in the past six months, claims sexual abuse he experienced as a child triggered depression, which led to his recent arrests.

Detectives told to drop lawmaker sex probe: Ex-UK policeman

A former police officer alleges that British detectives were ordered to drop an investigation into sexual abuse allegations against the late lawmaker Cyril Smith.

Man tonsured for sexually harassing niece in Bengal

In a case of vigilante justice, a 45-year-old man was tonsured and paraded in a village with a garland of shoes for allegedly sexually harassing his niece in Burdwan district.

Philippines to charge Australian on child sex charges

Philippine prosecutors said on Thursday they will file human trafficking and murder charges against an Australian man who allegedly sexually assaulted babies and children as part of a booming cyber-sex trade.

Pakistani-origin men among 10 charged with child abuse in UK

British police on Monday charged 10 men, mostly of Pakistan and Afghan origins, with sexual exploitation of girls as young as 13 in the northern England town of Rochdale.

Infant among Australia suspect`s sex abuse victims: Philippines

 An 18-month-old girl was among the children allegedly sexually abused by an Australian man arrested in the Philippines last month, government investigators said Monday.

PIL seeks CCTVs in Tamil Nadu schools, HC asks govt to look into it

The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Tamil Nadu government to consider within two months a representation seeking installation of CCTV cameras in schools as a means to check growing campus violence and sexual abuse.

'Evil' BBC star Jimmy Savile abused 60 people at British hospital

Late British TV star Jimmy Savile abused 60 patients, staff and visitors at a hospital he raised money for, investigators said Thursday, highlighting the scale of abuse he committed under the cloak of celebrity.

Pope orders bishops to cooperate with sex abuse commission

Pope Francis on Thursday ordered Roman Catholic bishops around the world to fully cooperate with a commission he set up to protect children from sexual abuse by clerics and to give the issue top priority even if it unearths new scandals.

Maharashtra: 61-year-old held for raping 22-year-old colleague

A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped here by her 61-year-old colleague following which the accused has been arrested, police said on Tuesday.

Don't care what conservative white men think about me: Dunham
Don't care what conservative white men think about me: Dunham

`Girls' star Lena Dunham, who received a backlash over a segment of her memoir, says she does not care about others.

Couple arrested for sexually abusing maid servant in Maharashtra

A couple from Arnala in Vasai here have been arrested on charges of sexually abusing and physically torturing their maid servant, police said on Tuesday.