World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 27, 2015
A man and a woman of Nigerian origin have been arrested over claims that they forced Nigerian women into prostitution and deployed voodoo to keep their victims under their control, Spanish police said Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 11, 2015
Filipino police have freed eight children from a house in Manila where they were allegedly sold for prostitution and forced to have sex for an online audience, authorities said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 22, 2015
Lawyers for a woman who says an American billionaire forced her into sexual relations with Britain's Prince Andrew when she was 17 want the royal to respond under oath to the allegations.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 4, 2015
Buckingham Palace issued a fresh denial today of allegations an American woman kept as an underaged "sex slave" by a Wall Street billionaire was forced to have sexual relations with Britain's Prince Andrew.
World News | Reuters | Saturday January 3, 2015
Buckingham Palace on Friday denied allegations by a woman who said in Florida court documents that she was forced as a minor to have sex with Britain's Prince Andrew and other high-profile figures linked to a wealthy US businessman.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 23, 2014
The Islamic State jihadist group has abducted women and children from Iraq's Yazidi minority, distributed them as spoils of war and forced them into sexual slavery, driving some to suicide.
MonideepaBanerjie | Friday September 12, 2014
In June 2012, a woman who had "sheltered" with her daughter in Pinki Pramanik's Kolkata home accused the athlete of rape and cheating, among other charges. Pinki was arrested, forced to undergo sex verification tests without her permission or court orders and finally jailed for 25 days.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday September 4, 2014
About 120 million girls under the age of 20 have been forced to have sex and one fifth of homicide victims globally are under the age of 20, resulting in 95,000 deaths in 2012, according to a United Nations report released Thursday.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday July 27, 2014
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned the death sentences of two brothers convicted of killing four friends who were robbed and forced to engage in sex acts before being shot to death and left in a snow-covered field.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 17, 2014
Women and children are being kidnapped by armed gangs and forced to work as sex slaves in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Wednesday.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday June 27, 2014
It was Controversy 2.0 for Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today who was forced to issue a clarification stating that he has not proposed a ban on sex education, despite stating that on his personal website.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 23, 2014
South Korea and China on Monday protested against Tokyo's review of a landmark 1993 apology to women, many of them Korean and Chinese, forced to work as wartime sex slaves in Japanese brothels, urging it to stop trying to whitewash history.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 11, 2014
The Danish parliament on Wednesday scrapped a law requiring people to be sterilised as part of the sex change procedure before they could be legally recognised as another gender.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 6, 2014
A 13-year-old girl has approached police claiming that she had been raped by several men in west Delhi's Paschim Vihar area after her mother allegedly forced her into prostitution.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday February 5, 2014
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will today hold a protest in support of Ugandan women who have alleged that they were forced into a drug and sex racket in Delhi, which has been taken by the party as vindication of a controversial raid by its Law Minister Somnath Bharti.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from PTI) | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Three Ugandan women who came to India last month are at a nari niketan or "home for women", after alleging that they were lured to Delhi with the promise of jobs, but were held "hostage" by people they have reportedly described as the "drug mafia." They have also alleged that they were forced into prostitution but added that they resisted. The Aam ...
Cities | Radhika Iyer | Sunday December 22, 2013
A case of two friends allegedly forced to perform sexual acts in front of their abductors and threatened with posting the video on the internet has been reported from Mangalore in Karnataka.
World News | Reuters | Thursday June 20, 2013
An annual US State Department report on Wednesday cited Russia and China among the world's worst offenders in fighting forced labour and sex trafficking, which could lead to US sanctions.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 25, 2013
A Naval Board of Inquiry on Friday started probe into the charges made by the wife of a senior Navy officer that she was being forced by her husband into getting "sexually involved" with his colleagues in New Delhi.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday February 15, 2013
India-born celebrity fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander, locked up in California for raping and sexually assaulting models, has pleaded guilty to one count of forced oral sex in a similar case in New York.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 8, 2013
A 13-year-old British girl plunged 60 feet to her death from a window after being forced into sexual acts, an inquest heard.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday March 28, 2012
For Afghan women, the act of fleeing domestic abuse, forced prostitution or even being stabbed repeatedly with a screwdriver by an abusive husband, may land them in jail while their abusers walk free, Human Rights Watch said. Running away is considered a "moral crime" for women in Afghanistan while some rape victims are also imprisoned, because se...
World News | Kampala, Uganda | Tuesday February 21, 2012
Advertisements pinned on the walls of shopping malls in Uganda's capital promise young women a free ticket to a well-paying job in Malaysia as a nanny, maid or bartender. Instead many are forced to become "sex slaves" to pay off travel fees and other costs amounting to as much as $7,000. The traffickers brainwash their victims into believing they m...
World News | The Associated Press | Tuesday February 14, 2012
Locked in a cellar where she was allegedly raped and beaten for nearly a decade, a young deaf and mute Pakistani woman told a UK court on Monday how she was trafficked into Britain and forced to work as a virtual slave. The woman, whose age is not known, said she was around 10 when she was brought to the northern city of Manchester as a domestic se...