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From TheJournal.ie Harvey Weinstein charged with sexual assault in Los Angeles as New York trial begins Trial

Harvey Weinstein charged with sexual assault in Los Angeles as New York trial begins

The news came on the day Weinstein and several of his accusers attended court in New York for the start of a separate trial.

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers arrested over alleged gang-rape of a boy in a Greek migrant camp Rape Arrests

Teenagers arrested over alleged gang-rape of a boy in a Greek migrant camp

The 16 and 17-year-old minors are appearing before a prosecutor today.

From TheJournal.ie Inside "Pervert Park": The Florida home for sex offenders Sex Crimes

Inside "Pervert Park": The Florida home for sex offenders

A documentary tells the residents’ stories.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle sentenced to 15 years Sex Crimes

Ex-Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle sentenced to 15 years

Fogle was given the sentence for having sex with minors and possessing child pornography.

From TheJournal.ie Sex workers hit out at new bill criminalising prostitution clients Sex Crimes

Sex workers hit out at new bill criminalising prostitution clients

The proposed legislation also includes tough penalties for the grooming of children.

From TheJournal.ie New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders Milestone

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders

There has been a wide welcome for new offences against child grooming and buying sex.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: A game that lets you murder prostitutes? It's creepy, offensive and infuriating Portrayal Of Women

Opinion: A game that lets you murder prostitutes? It's creepy, offensive and infuriating

Can we say with 100% certainty that such graphic depictions of sex and violence won’t influence attitudes toward women a teeny tiny bit?

From TheJournal.ie Australian man first to be convicted for webcam sex acts with fake girl Child Sexual Abuse

Australian man first to be convicted for webcam sex acts with fake girl

He did some horrendous things with what he thought was a nine-year-old girl.

From TheJournal.ie Argentina court grants abortion for teen rape victim Sex Crimes

Argentina court grants abortion for teen rape victim

The judge overruled an earlier decision which denied the girl permission to have a termination.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Women in Colombia are fighting back against the use of rape as a weapon of war Colombia

Column: Women in Colombia are fighting back against the use of rape as a weapon of war

Sexual violence is perpetrated by security forces, guerrilla groups and paramilitaries in Colombia – with journalists and human rights defenders targeted alongside civilians. But despite considerable personal risks, women are fighting back.

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish men among those identified in webcam sex crimes sting Terre Des Hommes

Three Irish men among those identified in webcam sex crimes sting

Dutch children’s rights organisation Terre des Hommes created a virtual character, known as Sweetie, to operate in public chat rooms in order to catch thousands of people.

From TheJournal.ie Stuart Hall's sentence for sex assaults doubled by appeal court Stuart Hall

Stuart Hall's sentence for sex assaults doubled by appeal court

The broadcaster was jailed last month after admitting to 14 charges of indecently assaulting girls as young as nine.

From TheJournal.ie Seven convicted of operating paedophile sex ring in Oxford Paedophile Ring

Seven convicted of operating paedophile sex ring in Oxford

Children as young as 11-years-old were abused by what prosecutors called “vicious sexual predators”.

From TheJournal.ie High-profile rapes threaten India tourism business India

High-profile rapes threaten India tourism business

As media spotlight hovers over sexual crime in India, its multi-billion euro visitor industry is feeling the pinch.

From TheJournal.ie New Delhi police note surge in number of reported sex crimes Sex Crimes

New Delhi police note surge in number of reported sex crimes

Police say more women are “shedding their inhibitions” in a conservative society and registering complaints about sex crimes following the fatal gang-rape of a young woman in the city.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should a sex offenders register be made public? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a sex offenders register be made public?

As startling figures emerge on convicted offenders breaching their notification rules, it looks like legislation will tighten up around a sex offenders’ register. But how far should it go?