SEXUALLY ABUSE

  • Chennai safer than other cities, says a resident December 16, 2014

    A student from Chennai felt that the city was relatively safer as compared to other cities. She said, "But there are incidents of sexual abuse that may not make it to the media because Chennai is a conservative city and women may not not want to report it. But it...
  • US man jailed for 50 years in Kenya for pedophilia December 3, 2014

    Nairobi: A Kenyan court has jailed a paraplegic American man for 50 years after he pleaded guilty to charges of sexual abuse of minors and child pornography. Magistrate Joseph Karanja delivered the sentence to Terry Ray Krieger, 59, describing Kreiger's actions as depraved and horrific. Karanja says Krieger robbed his...
  • New Delhi: Cab driver held for molesting a four-year-old November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another case of child sexual abuse, a four-year-old student was allegedly molested by a private school-cab driver in North Delhi's Timarpur, police said on Sunday. The abuse had been going on for several days and the child's mother only found out after her daughter started refusing to...
  • Bangaluru: 25-year-old woman gangraped by robbers November 4, 2014

    Bangaluru: A 25-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by knife wielding robbers in the presence of her husband and mother-in-law at her residence, police said on Tuesday. The woman was raped by two of a four-member robbers' gang in the presence of the family, as the accused allegedly tied their hands...
  • Bangalore rape: School reopens amidst concerns over safety of students October 27, 2014

    The Bangalore school where a 3-year-old school student was allegedly raped reopened on Monday after 5 days. Anxiety was evident on the faces of parents as the classes resumed for 1st standard to 5th standard after a week of protests and the arrest of one person. The school has been...
  • 72-yr-old-man sexually abuses mentally challenged minor girl in Odisha October 23, 2014

    Balasore: A mentally-challenged minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a 72-year-old relative of hers who has been absconding after the matter came to light. According to the FIR lodged by the girl's mother on September 28, the accused allegedly sexually assaulted the girl and also threatened her against talking...
  • Childhood psychological abuse as harmful as sexual abuse October 9, 2014

    Washington: Children who are emotionally abused and neglected face similar and sometimes worse mental health problems as kids who are physically or sexually abused, according to a new study. "Given the prevalence of childhood psychological abuse and the severity of harm to young victims, it should be at the forefront...
  • Thane: Man arrested for raping minor girl October 6, 2014

    Thane: A 36 years old man was on Monday arrested by the police for raping a two-and-a-half years old girl at Mumbra near. Assistant police inspector SV Pawar of Mumbra police station said that both Abdul Khalid Mohamad Kausar, the accused, and the victim's family hailed from Darbhanga in Bihar....
  • Delhi: PIL in HC on protecting school kids from sexual abuse September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Centre to lay down norms to prevent sexual abuse of school-going children in the national capital. "The safety of the school going children of the national capital is at stake and despite the...
  • 'Rape survivors in India are always traumatised' September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: How cruel the world can be for a rape survivor, Suzette Jordan, the 2012 Park Street survivor, can tell you but this hasn't killed her spirit or made her give up her zest for life. "Survivors in India are always traumatised. People pointed at my dignity. They did not...
  • Skillsoft brings training courseware to curb sexual harassment September 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: Cloud-based learning solutions provider Skillsoft on Tuesday introduced an e-learning courseware focused on sexual harassment sensitisation and prevention, customised for India. The online course, suitable for employees across levels, introduces learners to sexual harassment prevention guidelines, the company said in a statement. "It helps to identify and prevent sexual harassment...
  • Odisha: Minor girl raped by 14yearold September 16, 2014

    Kendrapara: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a 14yearold boy at Ghagara village the district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night when the sixyearold girl was alone at her home, police said, adding, the matter came to light when the girl narrated her ordeal...
  • Maharashtra: Man rapes 4yearold girl; held September 7, 2014

    Gadchiroli: A fouryearold girl had allegedly been raped by a man in Desaiganj locality of the town, police said on Sunday. According to police, 32yearold Waman Pagade, who was acquainted with the victim and her family, sexually assaulted the minor on Thursday. He has been arrested in this connection. Spotting that...
  • 77 per cent of teenage Indian girls endure sexual violence: UN September 5, 2014

    United Nations: About 77 per cent of girls aged between 15 and 19 in India have been subjected to sexual violence by their spouses, according to a report by UNICEF which also said more than half of the girls in the age group faced physical abuse at the hands of...
  • The Citizen Journalist show September 2, 2014

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  • Delhi: Private taxi driver sexually abuses 5yearold school girl August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking case of rape in Delhi, a private taxi driver of a public school allegedly sexually abused a 5yearold girl. The girl is from a private school in South Delhi and the driver has been arrested. The suspect used to take the child to school in...
  • Karnataka: 70yearold teacher arrested for sexually abusing minor girl in school premises August 5, 2014

    Bangalore: A 70yearold teacher was arrested in Ramnagara district of Karnataka on Tuesday for allegedly sexually abusing an eightyearold student. The principal was arrested for abetting the crime. The incident comes barely a month after alleged gangrape of a sixyearold girl at a highprofile school in Bangalore that evoked public outrage. The...
  • Living It Up: Child sexual abuse August 2, 2014

    In this episode of Living it Up, we discuss the alarming rise in cases of child sexual abuse. ...
  • Pope apologises for 'sacrilegious cult' of Church's sexual abuse July 7, 2014

    Vatican city: Pope Francis told victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clerics the church should "weep and make reparation" for crimes he said had had taken on the dimensions of a sacrilegious cult. "For some time now I have felt in my heart deep pain and suffering," he said in...
  • Goa: Neighbours abuse, strip woman; stuff her private parts with chilly powder July 3, 2014

    Panaji: In shocking news from Goa, a 33yearold woman was allegedly abused, stripped and stuffed with chilly powder in her private parts by her neighbours. The incident allegedly took place on June 22 and 26. The woman claims that on the first day she had registered a complaint with the Mapusa...
  • Delhi: 2 youngsters acquitted of charges of raping minor cousin June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has acquitted two brothers of the charges of raping their minor cousin sister, saying the possibility of them being falsely implicated to settle a business rivalry between them and the girl's father cannot be ruled out. Additional Sessions Judge Vikash Dhull let off the two south...
  • UN concern over rising sex crime in India: Will this impact India's global image? June 4, 2014

    The rape and murder of two teenaged sisters in Badaun, a minor raped and killed in Bangalore, rape at gunpoint in Mumbai, an attempt to rape a judge in Aligarh rising incidents of crime against women have caused outrage not just in India but across the world. A WTTC...
  • India shamed globally over cases of crime against women June 4, 2014

    The rape and murder of two teenaged sisters in Badaun, a minor raped and killed in Bangalore, rape at gunpoint in Mumbai, an attempt to rape a judge in Aligarh rising incidents of crime against women have caused outrage not just in India but across the world. A WTTC...
  • Thane: Two days on, no arrests yet after 29yearold raped at gun point June 1, 2014

    A 29 year old woman was lured by two men on the pretext of getting her job and then, raped at gunpoint in a car. The incident took place on the 30th of May but so far the police has made little headway. ...
  • Maharashtra: Shelter home owner arrested for alleged sexual abuse May 29, 2014

    Mumbai: An illegally run private shelter home in Karjat on the outskirts of Mumbai in Maharashtra, has come under scrutiny. This after over 30 children alleged sexual abuse by the founder and owner of the shelter home. Ajit Dabholkar, the owner of the shelter home, and his assistant have been...
  • Tamil Nadu: HC rejects anticipatory bail to 59yearold rape accused May 27, 2014

    Madurai: The Madras High Court on Tuesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of a 59yearold man, who allegedly raped a minor girl repeatedly and made her pregnant; observing that such act was an offence against society. Justice S Vaidynathan of Madurai bench of the HC, who dismissed the application of the...
  • Delhi: 15yearold girl raped, neighbour arrested May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A 15yearold girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in East Delhi's Harsh Vihar area, police said on Saturday. The accused, identified as Nand Lal, had been arrested, they said. The incident took place on Thursday evening when the victim went to her neighbour's house in the same building...
  • Delhi: Couple jailed in kidnapcumrape case of minor girl May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A 40yearold man and his wife, convicted in a kidnapping and rape case involving a minor, have been sentenced to imprisonment for up to 10 years by a Delhi court which voiced concern over the rising cases of child rape, saying "childhood across the nation is at risk". Observing...
  • US military punished nearly 500 for sexual harassment May 16, 2014

    Washington: The US military fired or disciplined nearly 500 workers for sexual harassment in a 12month period, and nearly 13 per cent of the complaints filed involved repeat offenders, according to new data. The Pentagon on Thursday released its first formal report on sexual harassment amid months of criticism from...
  • Delhi HC upholds man's 7year jail term for raping neighbour May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has upheld the sevenyear jail term awarded by a trial court to a man for raping his neighbour and threatening to kill her minor son. Justice S Muralidhar dismissed the plea of Amar Singh, a resident of Pahar Ganj in Central Delhi, who claimed...