World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 29, 2015
British prosecutors brought 22 charges of abuse against an elderly politician today, accused of using his position to have sex with young boys.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 25, 2015
Tiny Pitcairn Island, a one-time hideout for the infamous HMS Bounty mutineers with a population of just 50, has legalised same-sex marriage to help bring the remote community into the modern age.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Another UN peacekeeping contingent serving in the Central African Republic is suspected of sexually abusing street children in Bangui, a UN spokesman said Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 23, 2015
A former Supreme Court justice of Canada will lead a review of how the United Nations handled allegations that French and African troops sexually abused children in the Central African Republic, the UN announced Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 16, 2015
An Australian man accused of raping and trafficking two girls in the Philippines pleaded not guilty today, court officials said.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 15, 2015
A Vatican prosecutor on Monday ordered a former Roman Catholic archbishop accused of paying for sex with children when he was a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic and of possessing child pornographic material to stand trial.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 13, 2015
In a unique initiative to save girl child in Haryana, where the sex ratio has been dismally low, a village panchayat in Jind has started a contest for clicking "selfie with daughter".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 4, 2015
External experts brought in by Pope Francis to help tackle the tiny city state's ills are answering the papal call for openness - and infuriating some Holy See stalwarts in the process.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 4, 2015
UN chief Ban Ki-moon today moved to set up an independent external review of how the United Nations handled allegations of sexual abuse of children by French and African troops in the Central African Republic.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 1, 2015
President Francois Hollande on Thursday vowed to "show no mercy" if French peacekeepers in the Central African Republic are found guilty of sexually assaulting hungry children in exchange for food.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 1, 2015
Soldiers from Chad and Equatorial Guinea have been accused in a confidential UN report that also implicates French troops of sexually abusing children in Central African Republic, a non-governmental organization said Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 30, 2015
French President Francois Hollande vowed today to make an example of any French troops found guilty of child sex abuse in Central African Republic as a judicial source said as many as 14 could be implicated.
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.