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.

New monitors for Australian asylum camps after abuse claims

Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison today said he was establishing a new monitoring team for centres holding asylum-seekers, including camps on remote Pacific islands, after a series of abuse allegations.

Primary school teacher arrested on charges of sexual abuse in Mizoram

A primary school teacher has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing 32 students in Champhai district of Mizoram, a police officer said on Friday.

Was sexually abused as a child: Mike Tyson
Was sexually abused as a child: Mike Tyson

  Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was sexually abused when he was seven years old by a stranger on the street, he told US radio.

Italian sex abuse priest hangs himself in sacristy

An Italian priest who admitted to sexually abusing a young teenage girl hanged himself in the sacristy -- the cleric`s changing room in his church -- the diocese of Santa Croce in northern Italy said Wednesday.

Bangalore student sexual assault: Karanataka CM for action against school management
Bangalore student sexual assault: Karanataka CM for action against school management

Assuring swift action into the alleged sexual assault of a three-and-half-year-old girl student at a private school, Karnataka Chief Minister S Siddaramaiah on Friday directed police to take action against the institution's management.

Bangalore: Sexual assault of minor girl confirmed, says police chief
Bangalore: Sexual assault of minor girl confirmed, says police chief

The Bangalore police on Wednesday intensified its investigation into the sexual assault on a three-and-half-year-old girl student at a private school here.

Dr Luke denies Kesha's allegations
Dr Luke denies Kesha's allegations

Singer Kesha's former producer Dr. Luke has denied allegations that he sexually abused and assaulted her for a decade. He has also filed a counter suit for “malicious conduct”.

Kesha sues producer for sexual abuse
Kesha sues producer for sexual abuse

Singer Kesha has sued her producer Dr Luke for sexual, physical, verbal and emotional abuse. The case was brought before a judge in the hopes that the 'Timber' singer can get out of her contract with the famed producer, reportedly.

Amanda Bynes accuses father of sexual abuse

Amanda Bynes has made disturbing accusations against her father Rick Bynes on Twitter, accusing him of verbally and physically abusing her.

Psychological abuse more harmful for kids than sexual abuse

Kids who are emotionally abused and neglected face similar and at times worse mental health problems than children who are physically or sexually abused, a new study indicates.

Delhi HC to hear on Oct 15 plea to protect school kids from sexual abuse

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it will hear on October 15 a plea seeking direction to the Centre to lay down norms to prevent sexual abuse of school-going children in the national capital.