World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Allegations linking former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath to child sex abuse threatened fresh disgrace for Britain's political establishment today as claims of high-level historic paedophilia pile up.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Saturday July 25, 2015
A court in Gujarat has denied a 14-year-old girl a late-term abortion after she was allegedly raped by a doctor.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday July 22, 2015
When a teenage girl quietly slipped a letter to her school teacher last week, the latter had no idea that it was not a simple request for leave, but a desperate plea for help. For, in the letter, the child had written that her father had been raping her, and that her mother, who had witnessed these sexual assaults, did nothing to help her.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 8, 2015
Girls gang raped by soldiers then burned alive, boys castrated, armies of child fighters: the litany of atrocities in South Sudan's civil war is growing, with the international community apparently powerless to stop the fighting.
Andhra Pradesh News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Friday June 19, 2015
The body of a shopkeeper, who allegedly raped and killed a seven-year-old girl, was assaulted b a mob in Andhra Pradesh's Eluru.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 30, 2015
A 12-year-old Uruguayan who was left pregnant after being raped, will be allowed by authorities to keep her baby, news reports said on Friday.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday May 28, 2015
A 23-year-old man and his cousin sister have been arrested in West Bengal's Siliguri for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl earlier this week.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 9, 2015
UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Friday said France should have probed much earlier claims that its soldiers raped children in the Central African Republic between December 2013 and June 2014.
India News | Reported by Nikita Niraj Arora; Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 24, 2015
A five-year-old girl who was allegedly raped in Mumbai on Tuesday was kept waiting for hours as policemen of two districts argued over who should take the case.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday April 11, 2015
A 16-year old girl in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district has filed a complaint with the police alleging that she was repeatedly raped by her father, uncle and brother for more than two years.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 5, 2015
Alen Muhic, abandoned at birth by his Muslim mother who was raped by a Serb soldier during the Bosnian war of the 1990s, went on a quest two decades later to find his biological parents.
Gurgaon News | Written by Ketki Angre | Wednesday April 1, 2015
Raped brutally, a five-year-old child had to move from one hospital to another, till she reached one that conducted the five-hour surgery she needed to survive. The family says both hospitals did not have the facilities.
India News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday February 6, 2015
A police hunt is on for a man who is believed to have raped and killed an eight-year-old girl in Hoskote in Bengaluru Rural district. The child's body was discovered in a car shed on Thursday evening by other children playing in the area, which is surrounded by houses.
Cities | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from PTI) | Friday February 6, 2015
The body of an eight-year-old girl was found in a shed in an industrial area of Hoskote Taluk in Karnataka on Thursday evening. Police suspect the girl was raped and murdered.
India News | Reported by Uma Sudhir | Friday December 19, 2014
A girl of class 8 was allegedly raped by her hostel warden in in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday October 28, 2014
Baby Amal, who was raped when she was three years old, had testified in court and was found "unreliable," is finally vindicated. The men accused of assaulting her have been sentenced to life imprisonment. The state has also been directed to pay a compensation of Rs 3 lakh to the child, who is now five years old.
Blog | Swathi Sukumar | Saturday October 18, 2014
A child and her remarkable mother have won their case. That's just one battle.
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Saturday October 18, 2014
She was three when she was raped, and was made to testify in court against her attacker, who was then let off on grounds that the child's account was "unreliable".
Delhi News | Edited by Mala Das | Friday September 26, 2014
A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by the principal of a pre-school in Hari Nagar in west Delhi.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Right to life, dignity, or justice means little when one lives on the pavement. And this was brought home yet again to this family in suburban Borivali, who lost their little daughter to a sexual predator two days ago.
Ghaziabad News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday August 18, 2014
Security forces had to be deployed in the Loni area of Ghaziabad today when residents went on a rampage following reports that a child had been sexually assaulted by a neighbor, who happens to belong to the minority community.
Bangalore News | Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday July 30, 2014
A seven-year-old girl has allegedly been raped in Bangalore, a city that is still coping with the aftermath of a six-year-old's rape in an elite school.
Bangalore News | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 28, 2014
A school in Bangalore where a six-year-old was allegedly raped earlier this month reopened after two weeks with 110 CCTV cameras in the building besides other security measures driven by outraged parents and the police.
Bangalore News | Written by Radhika Iyer | Wednesday July 23, 2014
Parents across Bangalore have conducted a survey to prioritise security measures that need to be implemented immediately in schools. This has been submitted in the form of a memorandum to the state government, which is soon going to make it a template for all schools.