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.

HC orders CB-CID probe into sexual abuse of two Rajasthani women

Taking a serious view of alleged sexual abuse of two Rajasthani women hawkers and their children by police in Hosur, the Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered a probe by a DSP level CB-CID officer.

I was exposed to unwanted nudity since childhood: Stephen Collins
I was exposed to unwanted nudity since childhood: Stephen Collins

'7th Heaven' star Stephen Collins says an elderly woman repeatedly exposed herself to him when he was young.

US jury awards USD 7mn in scouts sexual abuse case

A man who says he was sexually abused by a scout leader in the mid-1970s won a USD 7 million jury verdict against the Boy Scouts of America.

Bihar orphanage head jailed for sexual abuse

A Bihar court Thursday sentenced the head of an orphanage to 10 years in prison for sexual abuse of children, a government lawyer said.

Orphanage manager held guilty for sexual abuse of children in Bihar

A court in Bihar's Vaishali district on Wednesday held the manager of an orphanage guilty for sexual abuse of children at a home being run by him in a village under Patedhi Belsar block.

Chinese police hunt for foreigner after child abuse claims

The Chinese police have launched a manhunt to trace a foreigner, believed to be an American, and 11 orphaned children he adopted after an eight-year-old was reportedly abused by him.

Pope`s `pain` as second man accuses Spanish priests of abuse

A second man has filed a complaint accusing a group of Catholic priests in Spain of sexual abuse in a case Pope Francis has said has caused him "great pain", a judicial source said Wednesday.

Owner of private school held in Bengal for sexually abusing students

Guardians and parents of students of a private school here on Tuesday ransacked the institute after its owner was arrested for sexually abusing some girl students, police said.

Molestation of LKG kid in Kerala: Two senior students arrested

Two students at a private school were arrested on Saturday for allegedly molesting a four-and-a-half-year-old girl studying in LKG class in the same institution at Parakkadavu near Nadapuram in the district.

Sex scandal in Bengaluru jail: Male convicts force themselves on female inmates, says report

In yet another sex scandal, female prisoners of the Central jail have alleged that they are being forced by the warden to have sex with the male convicts, reports stated on Friday, as per a letter found in complaint box outside the jail premises here.

Pope sets up commission to deal with sex abuse appeals

Pope Francis has set up a new commission to handle appeals by priests who have been disciplined for sexual abuse of minors, the Vatican said on Tuesday.