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Now, three months leave for victims of sexual harassment

Now, three months leave for victims of sexual harassment

The Centre on Wednesday announced that women employees who have complained of sexual harassment can get three months leave during the tenure of inquiry.

Shocking: Maoist cadre reveals how women are exploited sexually by commanders

Shocking: Maoist cadre reveals how women are exploited sexually by commanders

Seventeen-year-old Sangeeta, who fled from her camp along with her lover, also a Maoist cadre, said that all the women in the organisation were sexually exploited by their seniors.

Girls trafficked from Delhi, Kejriwal urged to act

An anti-trafficking NGO in Goa has urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to act against an organised trafficking network in the national capital.

Jharkhand BJP chief's son accused of sexual exploitation, marrying a minor

 Jharkhand BJP president Tala Marandi's son Munna Marandi has been accused of sexually exploiting a girl for over two years and marrying another girl, a minor, this week.

All religions are used by men to control women: Mona Eltahawy

Egyptian-American Mona Eltahawy, an award-winning journalist and a vocal speaker on women’s rights believes that all religions are used by men to control women.

US resolution on sex abuse triggers debate in Security Council

The UN Security Council convened a meeting on sexual abuse by peacekeepers where a draft resolution, pushed by the US for strong action against perpetrators of such misconduct, has triggered debate among several council members.

Filmmaker Ali Akbar was 'sexually abused in Kerala madrasa', says nobody speaks out of fear

Filmmaker Ali Akbar was 'sexually abused in Kerala madrasa', says nobody speaks out of fear

Days after a Kerala-based journalist spoke about the sexual exploitation of her classmates in a madrasa, Malayalam film director Ali Akbar on Monday claimed that he too was sexually abused by an ustad (teacher) during his younger days.

Colombia arrests 11 in sex-trafficking ring

In the capital Bogota, four people were captured for being brokers of air tickets and visas to China, police said.

Radhe Maa sexually exploited me: Dolly Bindra

Radhe Maa sexually exploited me: Dolly Bindra

In fresh trouble for Radhe Maa, Bollywood actress Dolly Bindra on Monday accused the self-style godwoman of sexually exploiting her.

NALSA asks government to enlarge sexual exploitation's definition

The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the government to respond to the National Legal Service Authority (NALSA) recommendation seeking amendments in the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act to enlarge the definition of sexual exploitation to include involuntary acts done under coercion and in absence of free will.

Six, including 3 cops, held for sexual exploitation of woman in Mumbai

Six persons, including three policemen and a woman, were arrested on Thursday for allegedly sexually exploiting a woman, police said.

'Andaman Islands authorities failed to end human safaris to Jarawa tribe'

A London-based charity on Monday alleged that Andaman Islands authorities have failed to end "human safaris" to the vulnerable Jarawa tribe by their self-imposed deadline of March 2015.

Minor boy sodomised in Uttar Pradesh

An eight-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a 16-year-old youth in Purkazi town in the district, police said on Tuesday.

Pakistani-origin men among 10 charged with child abuse in UK

British police on Monday charged 10 men, mostly of Pakistan and Afghan origins, with sexual exploitation of girls as young as 13 in the northern England town of Rochdale.

Uttar Pradesh: KV teacher sexually exploits Class XII student, forces abortion

A 12th grade student of a Lucknow-based Kendriya Vidyalaya was allegedly sexually exploited for two months by her school teacher, who also forced her to terminate a pregnancy, police said on Tuesday.

Sexual exploitation of minor girls: Conduct identification parade by video conferencing, says HC

Madras High Court on Saturday directed the Superintendent of police, Puducherry, to conduct an identification parade through video conferencing to enable two minor girls identify personnel with whom they were suspected to have been forced to have a sexual relationship.

Child trafficking on the rise: UN

One in three victims of human trafficking worldwide is a child, many of them subject to sexual exploitation or forced labour, a UN report said Monday.

SC expresses concern over arrest of trafficked girls on charge of prostitution

Expressing concern over the trafficking of girls for prostitution, the Supreme Court on Thursday said the practice of arresting them on the charge of indulging in flesh trade should stop as instead of being accused many of them are the victims of the social malady.

British Muslims seek action against child abuse in UK

British Muslims have sought actions against those responsible for the sexual exploitation of at least 1,400 children by gangs mainly of Pakistani origin in the country.

Colombian woman files complaint of sexual exploitation against Rajasthan man

A Colombian woman, who had earlier accused a Rajasthan resident of duping her of USD 50,000, has now filed a complaint of sexual exploitation against him.