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World | Richard Perez Pena, The New York Times | Tuesday October 28, 2014
In a rare, detailed look at sexual assault and harassment on a university campus, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology revealed Monday that among undergraduates who replied to a survey, at least 17 percent of women and 5 percent of men said they...
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.
India | Agencies | Tuesday September 10, 2013
Four men have been convicted today for December's fatal gang rape of a student on a moving bus in Delhi. The barbarous assault drove mass protests, tougher sex laws and police reforms but the tide of violence against women shows little sign of abati...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 5, 2013
The woman filmmaker Roman Polanski in 1977 pleaded guilty to having unlawful sex with when she was 13 is to publish her memoirs, a French publishing house said today.
World | Reuters | Thursday June 6, 2013
U.S. lawmakers, reacting to a spate of sexual violence seen as a "cancer" in the armed forces, backed a measure on Wednesday that would strip military commanders of their ability to overturn convictions for rape and other sexual assaults.
World | Reuters | Wednesday June 5, 2013
A Republican U.S. senator was under fire on Tuesday after blaming youthful hormones, at least in part, for sexual assaults in the military.
World | Associated Press | Thursday May 16, 2013
The top US defence leaders were summoned to the White House on Thursday to talk about the military's escalating sexual assault crisis as the Pentagon's top general said women in uniform were losing confidence the problem will be solved.