World News | Katrin Bennhold, The New York Times | Saturday March 14, 2015
The recent revelations that teenage girls were systematically raped and trafficked by gangs of older men over long periods of time in several British cities prompted a host of inquiries into why the authorities had seemingly turned a blind eye for so...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 3, 2015
A former headmaster at one of Australia's most prestigious private schools on Tuesday apologised after revelations that boys were groomed for sex by paedophile teachers while he was in charge.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 3, 2015
British Prime Minister David Cameron will make child sexual abuse a national priority on a par with organised crime today, as he announces a series of measures to prevent systematic abuse.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 6, 2015
Pope Francis has sent Catholic clergy a powerful reminder of their duty to stamp out sexual abuse of children by priests, warning that they must never let a fear of scandal lead to cover-ups.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan (with inputs from Reuters) | Wednesday January 28, 2015
The Supreme Court today ordered Yahoo!, Google and Micrsoft's Bing to stop displaying ads for sex determination tests as India tries to battle its dwindling number of girls.
India News | Sunetra Choudhury | Sunday January 25, 2015
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the "Beti Bachao Andolan" in Haryana on Thursday to save the girl child and improve the country's horrific child sex ratio, it meant a short road trip for his cabinet members and their big boss who couldn't ...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 24, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today saluted the unparalleled accomplishments of the girl child on National Girl Child Day.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Thursday January 22, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose Haryana to launch the nationwide camnpaign called 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' (Save the Girl Child, Educate Her). The scheme will focus on fighting female foeticide and empowering women through education. Haryana has...
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Thursday January 22, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the government's flagship "Beti Bachao Beti Padao" campaign - meant to stop female foeticide and help nurture the girl child - today. And he will flag off the campaign in Panipat, Haryana, - the state notoriou...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 21, 2015
China's working-age population continued to fall in 2014, the government said on Tuesday, as Beijing struggles to address a spiralling demographic challenge made worse by its one-child policy.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 21, 2015
Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday announced that any innovative district which succeeds in attaining a balanced sex ratio would get a reward of Rs. 1 crore.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 3, 2015
Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain's Prince Andrew engaged in any "impropriety with underage minors" after he was named in US court documents related to a lengthy lawsuit against American financier Jeffrey Epstein.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' programme, a key scheme that aims to address the dipping child sex ratio and empower girl child in the country, in Haryana in January next year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre and all state governments on a plea alleging steep rise in cases of sexual abuse of children in schools across the country and seeking steps to check such incidents.
South | Reported by Radhika Iyer, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday December 4, 2014
A three-year-old child has been allegedly sexually abused at a private school in East Bangalore. An attendant of the school was arrested after the child's parents filed a complaint with the police on the November 26.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Australia held a public hearing today to inquire into the Satyananda Yoga Ashram sex abuse cases.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 27, 2014
A British man wanted by UK police for a string of paedophile offences has been arrested in northeast Thailand, immigration officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 20, 2014
Six men under investigation in Britain over alleged child sex exploitation were ordered Wednesday to stay away from girls, in what police hailed as a "groundbreaking" court ruling.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 29, 2014
A runaway Indian-origin child sex predator from the US on bail worked as a radiologist in New Zealand's capital city, a media report said on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 16, 2014
The elected official in charge of policing in the northern English town of Rotherham quit on Tuesday after weeks of resisting political pressure to stand down over a scandal involving the sexual exploitation of as many as 1,400 children.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 12, 2014
India had the highest number of unregistered children under age five between 2000 and 2012 and the second-highest number of child marriages, according to a UN report which said the country still needs to improve immunisation coverage and stop gender-...
Thursday September 4, 2014
National award winning actress Shweta Basu, who was arrested for prostitution here, has revealed that she took to the sex trade as she was running out of money.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 2, 2014
The Australian government said Tuesday it plans to extend an explosive inquiry into child sex abuse by two years to deal with the thousands of victims who have come forward.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 6, 2014
An Australian father accused of abandoning his Down's syndrome baby has convictions for child sex offences, reports said today, as the surrogate mother said she was willing to take back the boy's twin sister if the allegations were true.