Sexual assaults

Tamil Nadu: Man sexually assaults toddler, arrested

A 50-year-old man was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a two-and-half-year-old girl in his house in the district, police said today.

Sep 05, 2017, 12:11 PM IST
Indian Maoist leader jailed for 23 years in UK for raping followers

Indian Maoist leader jailed for 23 years in UK for raping followers

Aravindan Balakrishnan, an Indian-origin Maoist leader, was sentenced to 23 years in jail by a UK court for a string of sexual assaults, rape of his own daughter for three decades.

Jan 30, 2016, 11:28 AM IST

Indian-origin rapist jailed for 23 years in UK

The sentencing ends an over two-year police investigation into a case which Scotland Yard detectives described as "completely unique". 

Jan 29, 2016, 22:30 PM IST

DNA: Analysis of mass sexual assaults in Cologne, Germany

On 31st of December 2015 when the whole world was celebrating the new year eve, a drastic incident from Cologne comes to our notice.

Jan 07, 2016, 23:41 PM IST

Indian-origin woman in UK jailed for sex assaults on elderly

A 25-year-old Indian-origin care home worker has been jailed for 10 years by a British court for sexually assaulting elderly patients, including a 101-year-old woman.

Aug 14, 2015, 10:29 AM IST
Decriminalise prostitution as 'men need more sex than women': UK academic

Decriminalise prostitution as 'men need more sex than women': UK academic

 Decriminalising prostitution in Britain could reduce levels of rape and sexual assaults on women, a think tank said on Thursday, which described attempts to control the sex trade as ineffective and a waste of public money.

Aug 06, 2015, 20:59 PM IST

Migrants fear speaking out about sexual harassment in Florida's farms

Women working on Florida`s farms, most of them undocumented immigrants, are constantly exposed to sexual harassment, workers` rights activists said.

May 26, 2015, 20:46 PM IST
New web-based training program for men to reduce campus rape

New web-based training program for men to reduce campus rape

New web-based training program has been created in order to reduce the number of sexual assaults on US campuses.

Sep 16, 2014, 13:19 PM IST

Obama sets up task force to combat sexual assaults

US President Barack Obama has created a task force to combat physical assaults, particularly on college campuses, saying sexual violence is more than just a crime against individuals as it ultimately threatens the entire country.

Jan 23, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

One in five women raped in US: Report

Nearly 22 million women - about one in five - have been raped in their lifetimes in the US, with nearly half of the victims subjected to sexual assault before the age of 18, according to a White House report.

Jan 23, 2014, 14:15 PM IST

Unprivileged girls falling victim to sexual assaults in China

Unprivileged girls from migrant workers` families in China are more likely to fall victim to sexual assault, a new study has revealed.

Sep 14, 2013, 13:30 PM IST

Man held for 65 sexual assaults in Russia

A man suspected of 65 sexual assaults on women has been detained in Russia`s Volga federal district.

Jun 11, 2013, 10:42 AM IST

Bangladesh`s activists seek ban on rape victim `finger test`

Rights group Odhikar reported 805 rape cases in 2012 based on newspaper reports alone.

Feb 04, 2013, 16:42 PM IST

Thai man jailed for raping 6-yr-old daughter

The mother of the 6-year-old reported to the police after she noticed something was wrong.

Dec 27, 2012, 18:15 PM IST

Man gets five-year RI for raping daughter

A local court on Saturday sentenced a man to five-year rigorous imprisonment for subjecting his teenage daughter to repeated sexual assaults in the city.

Nov 03, 2012, 20:02 PM IST

‘Sexual assaults rise at US military academies’

A total of 65 sexual assault cases were reported at the
three academies in 2010-11 compared to 41 reports in the
previous academic year.

Dec 28, 2011, 09:51 AM IST

Deploy lady officers in police station: court to police chief

Court pointed out that the male officers investigating the
cases involving crime against women was against the mandate of
the apex court.

Dec 04, 2010, 18:47 PM IST