sexual exploitation

Basketball coach gets 180 years in jail for sexual abuse

He had been accused by prosecutors of sexually exploiting at least 400 boys over several years.

published on : 4th May 2019

Telangana government to form panel to check sexual harassment in film, TV industry

According to an April 1 order, the Chairman of Telangana state Film Development Corporation would be the chairman of the committee.

published on : 18th April 2019

Increase in sexual exploitation, abuse in 2018, UN received 259 allegations

The report, presented to the General Assembly, said that from January 1 to December 31, 2018, the UN received a total of 148 sexual exploitation and abuse.

published on : 19th March 2019

Man booked for raping tribal girl, posting obscene photos online

As per the complaint, the accused, Anurag Singh, sexually exploited the 17-year-old girl on the pretext of marrying her, Dhamajaigarh's sub-divisional officer of police Arjun Kurre said.

published on : 6th March 2019

Asaram case: Rajasthan High Court suspends sentence of second convict

The High Court had suspended the sentence of another convict, Shilpi, on September 29. "Chandra will be out of jail soon.

published on : 21st December 2018

New police team to keep a tab on cyber criminals

In a bid to prevent child sexual abuse through online platform, the state police have constituted a special police team titled Kerala Police Counter Child Sexual Exploitation.

published on : 15th December 2018

Kailash Satyarthi calls on Pope; seeks support for new global law against digital child sexual abuse

The extraterritorial jurisdiction for the proposed law is absolutely essential as online crimes transcend across borders, Satyarthi said during his meeting with the head of the Catholic church here.

published on : 16th November 2018

UN records 64 new allegations of sexual exploitation, abuse in past three months

Out of 77 reported victims, the overwhelming majority are women (42) and girls (24), while two men and one boy also report having suffered from the sexual exploitation and abuse.

published on : 6th November 2018

Swadhar Greh safeguarding the dignity of victims of sexual exploitation

With no acceptance in society and a bleak future, these girls are left with one big question: Where should they go? Luckily, Sikkim has homes for such girls and other women in distress.

published on : 14th October 2018

NHRC notice to Bihar government, DGP; says shelter-home can't be playground for predators

The child protection officer of Muzaffarpur District has been arrested in connection with alleged sexual exploitation.

published on : 26th July 2018

Shelter home scandal: RJD demands Nitish Kumar's resignation

Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav wondered why the state government is not ordering a CBI probe into the case.

published on : 25th July 2018

I will write to Vatican requesting reforms in sacrament of confession, says Kerala Church reform activist Indulekha Joseph

According to Indulekha, the women in the various church in the state want justice so as to end the exploitation of women in the Church in the name of the sacrament of confession.

published on : 7th July 2018

NHRC sends notices to I&B ministry, Telangana government over Telugu actress Sri Reddy's protest

The NHRC sought detailed reports into a protest by a Telugu actress who stripped in public to highlight her complaint of sexual exploitation of women in the regional film industry.

published on : 12th April 2018

Dera chief rape case verdict: Ram Rahim appeals to followers to maintain peace, says he will appear in person before court

The CBI court in Panchkula has asked Gurmeet Ram Rahim to remain present in person tomorrow when the verdict in the case will be pronounced.

published on : 24th August 2017

If needed Army's help can be sought: Haryana government ahead of verdict in Dera chief case

Haryana has been put on alert ahead of Friday's court verdict in a sexual exploitation case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

published on : 23rd August 2017
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