Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 16, 2014
Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi today said that the sudden rise in the graph of crime against woman in the city means that the fairer sex is more confident to report such incidents today then it was two years ago.
World | Agence France- Presse | Saturday December 6, 2014
The only woman to have filed a sex assault lawsuit against Bill Cosby took her case to police Friday, accepting an offer to have her claims investigated despite them dating from 40 years ago.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 1, 2014
The 77-year-old Emmy and Golden Globe winner- who has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing- is unlikely to face criminal charges due to statutes of limitations.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 22, 2014
A lawyer for embattled US comic Bill Cosby lashed out on Friday at new claims of rape and sexual abuse dating back several decades, saying they have "escalated far past the point of absurdity."
World | Reuters | Saturday November 22, 2014
Bill Cosby played a sold-out comedy show on Friday in Florida despite a wave of sexual assault allegations this week that prompted the cancellation of several upcoming shows and two major studios to halt projects involving the comedian.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 14, 2014
Malaysia Airlines has sacked a crew member without a hearing for allegedly sexually assaulting a passenger he was comforting for being scared of flying with the disaster-prone airline, a union body said on Thursday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 28, 2014
One in six female undergraduates at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been sexually assaulted, though fewer than five per cent reported a sex crime, a survey by MIT showed, as pressure mounts for US campuses to curb sexual violence.
AssociatedPress | Monday July 28, 2014
Police say?Toua Udia of Papau New Guinea was arrested after officers received a report of an incident at a supermarket near the athletes' village.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 24, 2014
Sexual assault is "far too common" on cruise ships serving US ports, despite the cheerful image of fun on the high seas promoted by cruise lines, a Senate committee heard on Wednesday.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 19, 2014
The University of Connecticut has settled a federal lawsuit filed by five women who claimed the school responded to their sexual assault complaints with indifference.
World | Agence-France Presse | Tuesday July 1, 2014
A dozen women have made fresh allegations against veteran TV star Rolf Harris after a British court found him guilty of a string of sex assaults against girls over nearly 20 years.
World | Associated Press | Monday June 30, 2014
A diplomat has evaded sexual assault charges in New Zealand by claiming diplomatic immunity and returning home.
World | Associated Press | Saturday May 10, 2014
Italian victims of priestly sex abuse appealed directly to Pope Francis for justice on Friday, calling for a commission of inquiry into the problem in the Vatican's backyard.
World | Reuters | Saturday May 3, 2014
An Arizona high school student has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting up to 18 girls and threatening to kill victims and witnesses, the Pinal County Sheriff's office said.
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday April 18, 2014
A lawyer for "X-Men" director Bryan Singer dismissed as "fabricated" and absurd claims on Thursday that the filmmaker sexually assaulted a former child model and aspiring teenage actor.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 2, 2014
An Indian-origin doctor accused of performing oral sex on a male patient has been cleared of the charges by a UK tribunal.
World | Agence France Presse | Friday March 7, 2014
The US Army's top prosecutor overseeing sexual assault cases has been suspended over allegations that he groped a female lawyer working for him and tried to kiss her, officers said on Thursday.
India | Reuters | Friday November 29, 2013
The man at the centre of a sexual assault scandal that has whipped media into a frenzy is no average Joe.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 29, 2013
Pennsylvania State University announced on Monday a payout of $60 million for 26 victims abused by convicted child sex offender, American football coach Jerry Sandusky.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 13, 2013
Two Indian men have been charged for allegedly using a chat application on their phone to blackmail, abduct and rape an Australian woman.