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 | Reuters | Thursday July 24, 2014
A United Nations human rights agency is calling on Japan to guarantee independent investigations of wartime sex slavery and provide a public apology and compensation to the women who were victims.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday July 8, 2014
The British government vowed on Monday to discover whether public institutions have exposed vulnerable children to sexual abuse - and whether authorities suppressed abuse allegations to protect politicians and other powerful people.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 17, 2014
China's public security ministry has ordered a nationwide crackdown on the sex trade following an expose of a city known for prostitution amid criticism authorities long turned a blind eye.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday February 11, 2014
A state TV expose on prostitution in China's "sex capital" and an ensuing, much-publicized police crackdown has drawn criticism from the public, who expressed sympathy for the sex workers and suggested that authorities target other kinds of wrongdoing.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 21, 2014
Internal documents showing how officials from the Archdiocese of Chicago handled allegations of child sexual abuse by priests are about to become public.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday January 17, 2014
When Delhi's Law Minister Somnath Bharti insisted that the police raid a home in his constituency where drugs and sex were allegedly being trafficked, the cops accompanying him refused. They said they didn't have a warrant, and couldn't break the law.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday January 17, 2014
Arvind Kejriwal's Law Minister Somnath Bharti has been accused of a racist slur in a complaint to the National Human Rights Commission after six African women were allegedly abused in public and taken to the police station on the suspicion that they were involved in a sex and drugs racket, but let off after several hours.
World News | Associated Press | Monday May 13, 2013
An Italian prosecutor on Monday requested a six-year prison sentence and a lifetime ban from holding public office for former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi at his trial for having sex with an underage prostitute and abuse of office.
World News | Associated Press | Monday March 18, 2013
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her support for gay marriage on Monday, putting her in line with other potential Democratic presidential candidates on a social issue that is rapidly gaining public approval.
Thursday November 22, 2012
The BBC appointed a former journalist who runs the Royal Opera House to lead the broadcaster on Thursday after sex abuse scandals that shook public trust in one of Britain's most treasured institutions.
World News | Associated Press | Monday August 20, 2012
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called on President Barack Obama to end a so-called "witch hunt" against his secret-spilling website, appearing in public Sunday for the first time since he took refuge two months ago inside Ecuador's Embassy in London to avoid extradition to Sweden on sex crimes allegations.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 11, 2012
A series of sex abuse scandals at orphanages and shelters in India has sounded alarms over the management of children's homes, many of which operate with little or no public oversight.
World News | Reuters | Saturday June 30, 2012
France's new Socialist government is to legalise marriage and adoption for same-sex couples, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Friday, reflecting a shift in public attitudes in the majority Catholic nation.
Harsh | Sunday October 9, 2011
"She came up to me and said she shouldn't have asked me such a question on a public platform. She wasn't the kind of person I thought she was".
World News | Sarah Lyall, New York Times | Friday October 8, 2010
There was the man they called "Bob the Builder," who wore only a hard hat. There was the naked sunbather who remarked, "Nice day for it, isn't it?" to a woman taking a walk. And there was the moment, Jules Perkins said, when the dizzying array of sexual forces that have somehow descended on her blameless Surrey village came together all at once, li...
Sports News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 4, 2010
Tiger Woods will face his first extended public questioning over a devastating sex scandal on Monday in a dramatic start to a tension-packed comeback week of golf at the Masters.
Sunday April 4, 2010
Tiger Woods will face his first extended public questioning over a devastating sex scandal on Monday in a dramatic start to a tension-packed comeback week of go
Cities | mid-day.com | Friday July 9, 2010
Godman Nityananda, who is reportedly preparing the ground for his public appearance after the alleged infamous romp with Tamil actress Ranjitha, has complained about being targeted by individuals eyeing his land.
World News | David Carr, NYT News Service | Monday February 22, 2010
Long before his public image became as badly dented as the Cadillac Escalade he was driving on Thanksgiving weekend, Tiger Woods wondered aloud about the appetite of the media.
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday February 4, 2010
Girish Panicker a Bharatanatyam and Mohini Attam dancer - and then decided to follow his feelings and become a woman. The dancer now calls herself Maalika - after her first public performance in India.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 5, 2009
"Constitutional morality must dominate over public morality," the Delhi High Court said in its 105-page judgement on gay sex.