Delhi HC raps Centre over women's security, orders installation of CCTVs across city

The Delhi High Court on Friday rapped the central government for not providing enough security to women.

Delhi youth gets life term for committing unnatural offence on minor

A youth has been awarded life term for committing aggravated penetrative sexual assault on a six-year-old boy by a court, which noted that children are a "supremely important national asset" and the future of a nation depends on how they grow and develop.

UP Women's commision begins martial arts training for girls

The Uttar Pradesh State Commission for Women has started a seven-day martial arts training programme for girls in government schools from here on Tuesday.

Two Egypt policemen to stand trial for sexual assault

Egypt's public prosecutor on Saturday ordered two policemen to stand trial for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman in Cairo, in a case which stirred outrage, a judicial source said.

SC stays Tarun Tejpal's trial in sexual assault case by three weeks

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal's trial by three weeks in a sexual assault case.

Sexual objectification ups fear of rape among women
Sexual objectification ups fear of rape among women

The rampant sexual objectification of women can heighten their fears of being raped, a significant study says, adding that making sexual objectification socially unacceptable could enhance women's sense of safety.

Second Chicago Uber driver charged with sex assault on passenger

Chicago (Reuters) - For the second time in just over two weeks, Chicago-area prosecutors have charged a driver for the ride-sharing company Uber with sexually assaulting a passenger.

Uber rape case: Court frames charges against cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav
Uber rape case: Court frames charges against cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav

A Delhi court on Tuesday framed charges for the offences of rape, kidnapping and criminal intimidation against Uber cab driver accused of raping a 25-year-old woman executive in December last year.

Man jailed for trying to sexually assault daughter's playmate in Delhi

A man has been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment for trying to sexually assault a six-year-old girl who had come to his house to play with his daughter.

Vivica Fox says Bill Cosby she knows 'nothing like being portrayed'

 Vivica A. Fox has defended Bill Cosby stating that she stands by him as all the rumors about the comedian doesn't fit on the person that the actress knows.

Three more women accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault
Three more women accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault

Three more women have accused comedian and actor Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them during the 1980s and 1990s, adding to a litany of similar charges dogging the screen star.

Bill Cosby sued for defamation over calling sex assault accusers 'liars'
Bill Cosby sued for defamation over calling sex assault accusers 'liars'

 Bill Cosby has been sued for defamation by two women, who had earlier accused him of historical sex offences , for calling them liars publically.

Bengaluru: Violent protest over alleged sexual assault on school girl, teacher held
Bengaluru: Violent protest over alleged sexual assault on school girl, teacher held

Bengaluru: Yet another shocking incident of child abuse has come to the fore in IT city Bengaluru where a class II student was allegedly molested by a male teacher inside school premises, reports said on Wednesday.

Nepal introduces women-only buses to combat groping

Nepal`s capital has introduced women-only minibuses in a bid to protect female passengers from sexual assault, the transport operator organising the service said on Monday.

Prison sex assault of girl, 8, fuels anger in Philippines

An eight-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a toilet at a notorious Philippine prison, officials said on Saturday, fuelling a national uproar over revelations that its inmates were "living like kings" with stripper bars and jacuzzis.

Bihar woman police official accuses senior of sexual assault

A woman sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) has alleged sexual assault by the superintendent of police (SP) in Bihar's Kaimur district, officials said, adding that a probe has been ordered into the allegation.

Bill Cosby hires investigators to get info about accusers
Bill Cosby hires investigators to get info about accusers

Embattled comedian Bill Cosby has hired a battalion of private investigators to dig up dirt on his many accusers.

Teacher arrested for sexually harassing girl student in Bihar

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly sexually harassed by the owner of a coaching institute, police said on Saturday.

Woman who filed rape case against Asaram goes 'missing'

A 33-year-old married woman, who had filed a case of sexual assault against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, is mysteriously missing for over a week along with her son and husband, police said on Thursday.

Asaram rape case: Court rejects woman's plea for new statement

A court in Gandhinagar on Monday turned down the plea of a 33-year-old woman, who had accused self-styled godman Asaram of sexual assault, to record a fresh statement under section 164 of CrPc.