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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Pope Francis arrived in Peru on the final leg of his South American trip, where he will meet indigenous people.
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
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 investigating allegations of child sex abuse at football clubs said they had identified 83 potential suspects and possible links to 98 clubs.
The UN Security Council convened a meeting on sexual abuse by peacekeepers where a draft resolution pushed by the US has triggered debate
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.
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.
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.