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Rituparna Chatterjee discusses her memoir The Water Phoenix, the complexities of child sex abuse, and healing
Arts & Culture

Rituparna Chatterjee discusses her memoir The Water Phoenix, the complexities of child sex abuse, and healing

Chatterjee's The Water Phoenix is a disarmingly honest memoir, empathetic and nuanced in its telling, providing a space for the reader to reflect and grieve along with the writer.

R Kelly faces new federal charges in Chicago, alleging sexual abuse of teenager in 1990s
Entertainment

R Kelly faces new federal charges in Chicago, alleging sexual abuse of teenager in 1990s

An updated federal indictment against R Kelly unsealed Friday in Chicago includes sex abuse allegations involving a new accuser, adding to the jailed singer's mounting legal challenges across three states

Bangladeshi students turn to social media to speak up about sex abuse at hands of teachers, older pupils in Islamic schools
World

Bangladeshi students turn to social media to speak up about sex abuse at hands of teachers, older pupils in Islamic schools

Child abuse in madrasas has long gone unreported in Bangladesh, the Muslim majority nation

Parliament approves POCSO (Amendment) Bill for stricter punishments, including death penalty, for child sex abuse
India

Parliament approves POCSO (Amendment) Bill for stricter punishments, including death penalty, for child sex abuse

Cutting across party lines, members supported amendments to POCSO Act though some demanded that Bill be referred to the Standing Committee or Select Committee as it makes certain offences punishable with death.

To curb child sexual abuse in India, POCSO Act needs wide publicity; personal safety education among children, parents vital
India

To curb child sexual abuse in India, POCSO Act needs wide publicity; personal safety education among children, parents vital

Children are not voters, which is why their needs are often neglected. It is the collective responsibility of all citizens to protect children from child sexual abuse and ensure that they have a childhood free of any abuse.

United Nations discloses rise in sex abuse cases by staff in 2018; 259 allegations last year after 138 in 2017
World

United Nations discloses rise in sex abuse cases by staff in 2018; 259 allegations last year after 138 in 2017

The report, presented to the General Assembly, said that from 1 January to 31 December, 2018, the United Nations received a total of 148 sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) allegations directly involving UN workers, and 111 involving staff from partner organisations implementing UN programmes

Malaysia textbook sparks outrage over section telling girls to protect sexual organs; govt says it will revise material
World

Malaysia textbook sparks outrage over section telling girls to protect sexual organs; govt says it will revise material

The section in the elemetary school textbook in Malaysia featured a series of pictures of a fictional girl called Amira, whose parents advise her to protect "the modesty of her sexual organs" by wearing the correct attire.

Kerala nun sex assault case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal abused position, repeatedly raped nun, police tell high court
India

Kerala nun sex assault case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal abused position, repeatedly raped nun, police tell high court

The Kerala police statement was based on initial investigation and available evidence. It is revealed that the accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal committed an unnatural offence and committed rape repeatedly on the nun against her will, the statement read.

Chilean authorities arrest priest for sexually abusing seven minors at Santiago; investigation underway
World

Chilean authorities arrest priest for sexually abusing seven minors at Santiago; investigation underway

Chilean authorities have arrested a priest accused of sexually abusing 7 minors a month after prosecutors raided his diocese in Rancagua

Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal: US Senate to question ex-officials of USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University
Sports

Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal: US Senate to question ex-officials of USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University

The heads of Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, who resigned in the wake of a sex abuse scandal involving a former doctor at their organisations, could face tough questions when they appear on Tuesday at a US Senate hearing

Chile sex abuse scandal: All Catholic bishops offer resignation to Pope Francis after Vatican summit
World

Chile sex abuse scandal: All Catholic bishops offer resignation to Pope Francis after Vatican summit

In an unprecedented move in the modern history of the Catholic church every bishop in Chile has offered his resignation to Pope Francis, in a case involving sex abuse scandal.

Doctors Without Borders fired 19 employees in 2017 for harassment as foreign aid industry scandal deepens
World

Doctors Without Borders fired 19 employees in 2017 for harassment as foreign aid industry scandal deepens

A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry spread, as Doctors Without Borders revealed it had fired 19 staff members in 2017 for harassment or abuse.

After apologising to victims of priestly sex abuse and then accusing them of slander in Chile, Pope Francis arrives in Peru
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After apologising to victims of priestly sex abuse and then accusing them of slander in Chile, Pope Francis arrives in Peru

Pope Francis arrived in Peru on the final leg of his South American trip, where he will meet indigenous people.

Cardinal George Pell returns to Australia to face sex abuse charges
World

Cardinal George Pell returns to Australia to face sex abuse charges

Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell arrived back in Australia on Monday ahead of a court appearance later in July over historical sex abuse charges.

Drought-led migration is making girls prey to trafficking in Andhra Pradesh's Kadiri, pushing town towards HIV/AIDS
India

Drought-led migration is making girls prey to trafficking in Andhra Pradesh's Kadiri, pushing town towards HIV/AIDS

In Kadiri, a small town in the drought-affected Anantpur district of Andhra Pradesh, hundreds of teenage girls left behind by migrant parents fall prey to human traffickers, who force them into flesh trade under the guise of a better life and job

British police say football child sex scandal may affect 98 clubs, identify 83 potential suspects
Sports

British police say football child sex scandal may affect 98 clubs, identify 83 potential suspects

British police investigating allegations of child sex abuse at football clubs said they had identified 83 potential suspects and possible links to 98 clubs.

US resolution on sex abuse by peacekeepers triggers debate in Security Council
World

US resolution on sex abuse by peacekeepers triggers debate in Security Council

The UN Security Council convened a meeting on sexual abuse by peacekeepers where a draft resolution pushed by the US has triggered debate

UN launches probe into peacekeeper rape, killing allegations: Central African Republic
World

UN launches probe into peacekeeper rape, killing allegations: Central African Republic

The UN mission in the Central African Republic launched a probe Tuesday into allegations its soldiers had raped a 12-year-old girl and shot dead a teenager and his father.

UN official resigns amid scandal over sex abuse report
World

UN official resigns amid scandal over sex abuse report

A top UN official who was allegedly informed of a sex abuse scandal before it became public is resigning, a spokeswoman for the United Nations said on Wednesday.

Bill Cosby accuser Chloe Goins seeks criminal charges against him
Entertainment

Bill Cosby accuser Chloe Goins seeks criminal charges against him

A Las Vegas model who claims comedian Bill Cosby drugged and sexually abused her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008 met with Los Angeles police on Wednesday to file a report and seek criminal charges.