Sexual abuse

Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sent to Arizona federal prison

Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sent to Arizona federal prison

Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has been transferred to a high-security federal prison in Tucson, Arizona, after being convicted of molesting scores of young women who went to him for treatment, authorities said on Saturday.

Feb 11, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
Disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to another 40-125 years

Disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to another 40-125 years

The latest sentence stems from abuse he committed at the Twistars gymnastics training centre in Michigan.

Feb 06, 2018, 14:55 PM IST
Disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor faces additional prison term

Disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor faces additional prison term

Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, already convicted of molesting young women athletes and sentenced to 175 years in prison, is due to receive a further sentence on Monday for his plea of guilty to related charges.

Feb 05, 2018, 16:46 PM IST
School director sexually abuses class 6 boy for 3 years, goes missing after FIR

School director sexually abuses class 6 boy for 3 years, goes missing after FIR

According to the FIR filed by the relatives of the victim, the boy has been studying in the school for the past four years.

Jan 28, 2018, 10:11 AM IST
Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor

Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor

Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison on Wednesday after a week of raw emotional testimony by scores of women he sexually abused for years under the guise of medical treatment.

Jan 25, 2018, 15:18 PM IST
Woman dragged out of car, raped in front of husband, in-laws in Gurugram

Woman dragged out of car, raped in front of husband, in-laws in Gurugram

Haryana has witnessed a sharp rise in cases of rapes and sexual assaults over the last few month. 

Jan 23, 2018, 08:52 AM IST
Change in mindset starts within family: Kirron Kher on Haryana rape cases

Change in mindset starts within family: Kirron Kher on Haryana rape cases

With the recent spike in reports of cases of sexual abuse, Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Kirron Kher has once again come forth view her views on the issue.

Jan 22, 2018, 15:14 PM IST
Shocking - 51 girls held hostage and sexually abused in madrasa, rescued by police

Shocking - 51 girls held hostage and sexually abused in madrasa, rescued by police

According to the family of a rescued victim, the madrasa manager would often beat the girls and forced them to dance. 

Dec 30, 2017, 08:46 AM IST
Australia failed children, national sex abuse inquiry says

Australia failed children, national sex abuse inquiry says

 Australian institutions "seriously failed" children in their care over decades with tens of thousands sexually abused, the final report from a five-year inquiry said Friday, calling it a "national tragedy".

Dec 15, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
Indian snowshoer Tanveer Hussain pleads guilty to sexual abuse in the US, awaits deportation

Indian snowshoer Tanveer Hussain pleads guilty to sexual abuse in the US, awaits deportation

He was arrested on March 1 following the incident which took place on February 27 at a village bed and breakfast.

Dec 08, 2017, 14:57 PM IST
Another US Congressman announces resignation over sexual harassment claim

Another US Congressman announces resignation over sexual harassment claim

Another US Congressman has announced his resignation after being put under investigation by the House Ethics Committee for suggesting surrogacy to two of his female staffers.

Dec 08, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
Kolkata rape case: As school closes in midst of exams, protest by parents intensify

Kolkata rape case: As school closes in midst of exams, protest by parents intensify

Protest by parents and guardians against a high profile Kolkata school, where a four-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by male teachers, intensified on Monday morning.

Dec 04, 2017, 15:36 PM IST
Women activists condemn molestation of 4-year-old in Kolkata

Women activists condemn molestation of 4-year-old in Kolkata

Women and child activists have condemned the molestation of a four-year-old girl in Kolkata and questioned the negligence of GD Birla Centre for Education School authority.

Dec 02, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

Provide scheme for relocation of child rape victims: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the AAP government and the legal services authority DSLSA to consider incorporating in the victim compensation scheme a provision for relocation of child victims of sexual abuse.

Nov 21, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
Not just women, men also go through sexual abuse: Radhika Apte

Not just women, men also go through sexual abuse: Radhika Apte

Recently, Hollywood witnessed the Harvey Weinstein scandal, which has put the spotlight on sexual harassment in the entertainment industry.

Nov 20, 2017, 12:46 PM IST
Sexual abuse in every alternate household, says Radhika Apte

Sexual abuse in every alternate household, says Radhika Apte

Actress Radhika Apte feels that sexual abuse does not only exist in the world of showbiz but takes place in every alternate household.

Nov 17, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
Society no longer willing to accept sexual abuse: Orlando Bloom

Society no longer willing to accept sexual abuse: Orlando Bloom

In wake of a massive sexual harassment expose, which has engulfed names such as media mogul Harvey Weinstein and actor Kevin Spacey, Orlando Bloom has said that society is unwilling to accept sexual abuse any longer.

Nov 07, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
Stories of sexual abuse pour out on social media #MeToo

Stories of sexual abuse pour out on social media #MeToo

Celebrities and everyday people flooded social media with pers

Oct 17, 2017, 07:57 AM IST
Oscars Academy votes to expel Harvey Weinstein over sexual assault allegations

Oscars Academy votes to expel Harvey Weinstein over sexual assault allegations

Weinstein, who was fired by the movie and television studio he co-founded, the Weinstein Company, has denied rape allegations while acknowledging that his behaviour "caused a lot of pain".

Oct 15, 2017, 10:22 AM IST