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

Jan 6th 2020, 7:45 PM 12,853 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Sep 28th 2016, 7:50 PM 22,014 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 12th 2016, 10:30 AM 41,215 Views 33 Comments

A documentary tells the residents’ stories.

Ex-Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle sentenced to 15 years
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Ex-Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle sentenced to 15 years

Nov 20th 2015, 8:25 AM 19,040 Views 24 Comments

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

Sex workers hit out at new bill criminalising prostitution clients
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Sex workers hit out at new bill criminalising prostitution clients

Sep 23rd 2015, 11:00 PM 32,957 Views 103 Comments

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

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders
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New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders

Nov 27th 2014, 5:50 PM 9,330 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Nov 20th 2014, 1:15 PM 12,645 Views 229 Comments

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

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

Oct 21st 2014, 10:29 AM 23,080 Views 36 Comments

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

Argentina court grants abortion for teen rape victim
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Argentina court grants abortion for teen rape victim

Dec 27th 2013, 7:45 PM 13,283 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Dec 3rd 2013, 6:30 PM 468 Views 19 Comments

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.

Three Irish men among those identified in webcam sex crimes sting
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Three Irish men among those identified in webcam sex crimes sting

Nov 4th 2013, 9:16 PM 27,182 Views 49 Comments

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.

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

Jul 26th 2013, 2:38 PM 9,695 Views 39 Comments

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

Seven convicted of operating paedophile sex ring in Oxford
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Seven convicted of operating paedophile sex ring in Oxford

May 14th 2013, 7:29 PM 10,224 Views 32 Comments

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

High-profile rapes threaten India tourism business
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High-profile rapes threaten India tourism business

Apr 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,521 Views 23 Comments

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

New Delhi police note surge in number of reported sex crimes
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New Delhi police note surge in number of reported sex crimes

Mar 30th 2013, 2:21 PM 4,152 Views 10 Comments

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.

Poll: Should a sex offenders register be made public?
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Poll: Should a sex offenders register be made public?

Oct 10th 2011, 11:27 AM 3,892 Views 46 Comments

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?