Sexual assault case; Karnataka govt cracks down on institution

 Acting tough, the Karnataka government has filed a cheating case against an institution, where a sexual assault on a three-and-a-half-year old girl student took place three days ago, besides booking it under the RTE Act.

Six arrested on charge of sexual assault of minor girl in Sambalpur

Six persons were arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault of a minor girl and circulation of obscene MMS and visuals, police said on Sunday.

Drinking with strangers ups sexual assault risk for women

Women who drink alcohol with strangers or people they met just 24 hours back are at a higher risk of facing sexual assault.

Three girl students sexually assaulted in Delhi school

Three girl students of Class 3 were allegedly sexually assaulted by an outsider in the library of a private school here, police said on Thursday.

Wardboy arrested for molestation attempt in UP's Baghpat

A wardboy of a community health center and his two aides were arrested for attempting to molest a nurse in Singhavali Ahir area here, police said on Sunday.

Women protesters in Hong Kong allege sexual assaults
Women protesters in Hong Kong allege sexual assaults

The pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong took an ugly turn with women protesters alleging sexual assaults by men opposing the Occupy Central movement, which entered eight day on Sunday.

Women targeted in sexual assaults at Hong Kong protests
Women targeted in sexual assaults at Hong Kong protests

Women pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong are being targeted with sexual assaults and harassment, demonstrators and an international human rights group said as violence broke out in two of the city`s busiest shopping districts.

Man sent to 6 years in jail for assaulting stepdaughter in Mumbai

The sessions court on Tuesday convicted a 45-year-old man for sexually assaulting his stepdaughter and sentenced him to six years' imprisonment.

Man held for molesting teenaged daughter in Maharashtra

A 40-year-old vegetable vendor was arrested for allegedly molesting and sexually harassing his teenaged daughter here, police said on Monday.

Maharashtra: Youth arrested for abducting and sexually abusing minor girl

A 22-year-old youth from Mira Road locality of Bhayander has been arrested on the charges of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a minor girl here, police said on Saturday.

Toddler sexually assaulted in Delhi playschool

A three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by the 24-year-old son of the owner of the playschool she was attending, police said on Friday.

Martial arts classes grow popular in Surat with women keen on self-defence

With a view to make themselves able to ward off sexual assault in the light of the growing threat to women's safety, over 150 women and girls participated in a self-defence workshop at Surat.

US President Barack Obama vows to fight sexual assault on college campuses

US President Barack Obama vowed Friday to fight sexual violence on college campuses, launching a campaign to banish the "quiet tolerance" of assault.

Jadavpur University students boycott classes, block Registrar

Jadavpur University students on Friday did not allow the Registrar and Pro-Vice Chancellor to enter the campus and boycotted classes for the second consecutive day in protest against police action on them two days ago.

Saket DC starts vulnerable witness deposition complex for kids & to make hostile witnesses friendly

Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai of the Supreme Court Wednesday inaugurated a vulnerable witness deposition complex for kids in the Saket district court here.

Nurse, who treated Nirbhaya, gang-raped in Punjab

A nurse, who treated 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim 'Nirbhaya' at Safdarjung hospital, was allegedly sexually assaulted by seven men in Punjab's Mansa district, reports said on Wednesday.

Man rapes 4-year-old girl in Maharashtra, held

A four-year-old girl had allegedly been raped by a man in Desaiganj locality of the town, police said on Sunday.

Veteran British DJ Travis faces sex assault retrial

Veteran British DJ Dave Lee Travis was back in court on Friday facing a retrial on charges of sexual assaults against women dating back to the 1990s.

Mentally ill women face increased risk of sexual assault

Despite public concern about violence being perpetrated by patients with mental illness, researchers have found that women with severe mental illness are more likely to face sexual assault and domestic violence.

Minor pavement dweller raped in Mumbai; one arrested

A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a five-year-old pavement dweller in suburban Kandivali here, police said on Tuesday.