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Sexual Abuse
India  /  Published 27.01.22

Grant for shelter abuse survivors

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said the Bihar government has informed it that compensation amounts ranging from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 9 lakh have been handed over to 49 survivors of sexual ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.11.21

CBI arrests child porn accused

The CBI on Wednesday arrested Surendra Nayak, the 24-year old youth from Odisha’s Dhenkanal district, for his alleged links with a pan-India child abuse racket. He was arrested for allegedly ci...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 17.11.21

CBI raids on online child abuse

The CBI on Tuesday carried out a coordinated search at 76 locations across 14 states and Union Territories in connection with allegations of online child sexual abuse. The agency had filed 23 cases a...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

World  /  Published 07.10.21

Child abuse saddens Pope Francis

Pope Francis expressed “shame” for himself and the Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday for the scale of child sexual abuse within the church in France and acknowledged failures in putting t...
By AP, PTI in Vatican City

World  /  Published 24.09.21

Aussie ex-principal faces abuse charges

An Australian court ruled on Thursday that a former principal of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish girls’ school must stand trial on charges that she had sexually assaulted students under her care. The d...
By New York Times News Service in Melbourne

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Sports  /  Published 17.09.21

Voices pierce veil of silence

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles held back tears on Wednesday as she told lawmakers how the FBI and US gymnastic and Olympic officials failed to stop the sexual abuse that she and hundreds of other athlet...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 17.08.21

Bob Dylan accused of sexual abuse

Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has been sued by a woman who claims he sexually abused her in 1965 when she was 12, an allegation the Nobel Prize winner has called "untrue". The lawsu...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Los Angeles

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.21

Tribal woman finger at ‘unhelpful’ Barla

A 30-year-old tribal woman from a tea estate in Jalpaiguri district has accused John Barla, the Union minister of state for minority affairs and the BJP MP of Alipurduar, of inaction when she went to ...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar

World  /  Published 28.06.21

Scales tilt in favour of abused murderer

Valérie Bacot was just 12 when her stepfather began raping her. After a stint in prison for abusing her, he returned to the family home and resumed the rapes, she said. The two eventually settl...
By Constant Meheut in Chalon-Sur-Saône, France

India  /  Published 27.01.21

'Skin to skin' touch rule stayed

The Bombay High Court, days ago, had ruled that  groping a minor’s breast without “skin to skin contact” cannot be termed as sexual assault under the rotection of Children from ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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