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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

‘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.

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.