Record Australian payout for abused British child migrants

 Former British migrants who were physically and sexually assaulted at a notorious school in Australia on Monday won the largest compensation payment for survivors of mass child abuse in the country`s legal history.

St Stephen's PhD student accuses professor of sexual harassment

A student of Delhi University's St Stephen's college has accused a college professor of sexual harassment and alleged that the principal tried to protect him when the matter was reported to the college authorities.

No bail for Asaram, godman to remain in jail for now
No bail for Asaram, godman to remain in jail for now

A court on Saturday rejected the bail application of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, jailed in a sexual assault case.

MP govt pays sexually assaulted minor girl's parents Rs 5 lakh

 The Madhya Pradesh government has paid Rs 5 lakh to parents of a two-year-old girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a ward boy of a primary health centre on March 15, 2013 after a directive from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

St Stephen's PhD student accuses professor of sexual assault

A student of Delhi University's St Stephen's college has accused a college professor of sexual harassment and alleged that the principal tried to protect him when the matter was reported to the college authorities.

Chinese police detain taxi-app driver over alleged assault

 Chinese police have detained a driver on suspicion of sexually assaulting a drunk passenger after she used a ride-hailing app to hire his car, police in the southern city of Guangzhou said on Monday.

NHRC asks Delhi govt to pay 1 lakh to sexual assault victim

The NHRC has reiterated that the Delhi government pay Rs one lakh as compensation to a minor victim of sexual assault.

Lady Gaga pens essay urging sexual assault law change
Lady Gaga pens essay urging sexual assault law change

Pop star Lady Gaga has co-penned an essay with the New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, calling for better laws against sexual assault.

Jesse Matthew pleads not guilty in 2005 Virginia attack

Jesse Matthew, who could eventually face a death penalty in the slaying of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, has formally pleaded not guilty in a separate prosecution that could send him to prison for life.

Delhi govt burns fingers with `two-finger test` circular on rape victims
Delhi govt burns fingers with `two-finger test` circular on rape victims

Facing flak over issuing an advisory okaying two-finger test on rape victims, the Delhi government on Monday clarified that the notification was "misinterpreted".

Indian priest pleads guilty to sexually assaulting girl

An Indian priest has pleaded guilty to the charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old American girl in the US state of Minnesota in 2005.

Delhi court frees man of charges of sexually assaulting minor girl

A Delhi court has acquitted a man of the charges of sexually assaulting and threatening a 17- year-old girl after she resiled from her statement.

Bill Cosby loses appeal to have sexual battery lawsuit dismissed

 Bill Cosby's effort to shut down a sexual-battery lawsuit has been recently denied by the California Court.

Two boys charged with raping two-year-old in Mexico

Prosecutors in the south-eastern Mexican state of Quintana Roo have charged two boys, ages 12 and 13, with raping their two-year-old cousin, officials said.

Asaram's son Narayan Sai released from Surat jail

After spending 17 months behind bars in connection with an alleged rape case, self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai on Tuesday walked out of Lajpor Central Jail here on three weeks' temporary bail.

Hospital clueless of Aruna Shanbaug's service records

Authorities at the King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital appear to be clueless about the 'official status' of its former nurse Aruna Shanbaug, who lay there for 42 years in a vegetative state after suffering a brutal sexual assault till her death earlier this week.

Go to your old age home, Congress tells Badal

 With another case of alleged harassment of two teenaged Dalit girls by staff of a private bus owned by a ruling Akali Dal leader in Punjab`s Muktsar district, the opposition Congress slammed the state government for the law and order breakdown and suggested that Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal should go to his "old age home".

Fresh blow to Asaram, HC upholds trial court order on two pleas

Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday rejected two petitions filed by Asaram Bapu and upheld the trial court's decision to allow prosecution to present documents in the court to prove that the girl, who was allegedly molested by the self-styled godman, was minor at the time of the crime.

Swedish court rejects Assange's appeal against arrest

Sweden`s Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to overturn the arrest warrant against him for allegations of sexual assault in the country.

UN urged to `shed all light` on Central African Republic child sex abuse scandal

Save the Children has urged France and the United Nations to "shed all light" on accusations that French soldiers sexually abused hungry children in the Central African Republic.