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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.