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Lead actors of Harry Potter franchise choose to stand with trans rights

Emma Watson, Bonnie Wright and Eddie Redmayne are among the actors who have spoken out against author JK Rowling for her anti-trans tweets

12 Jun 2020 1:20 PM

JK Rowling says she is survivor of sexual assault

Rowling says the trauma of those experiences formed some of her feelings about women’s rights

12 Jun 2020 12:35 PM

South Korea raises age of sexual consent from 13 to 16

Previously, teenagers aged 13 or older were held to be legally capable of consenting to sex, resulting in controversial cases in the country

13 May 2020 11:54 AM

Indian charged with sexual abuse while working as US military contractor in Afghanistan

US military authorities in Afghan arrested Naik on November 8 and his initial appearance was held before US Magistrate via video conference.

19 Nov 2019 11:21 AM

US court upholds child porn charge against teen who sexted to friends

The case began in 2016, when then-16-year-old, referred to by her initials in court records, shared a video with 3 -person group text chain.

29 Aug 2019 3:33 PM

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Epstein victims testify weeks after his suicide, says 'won't let him win in death'

'He showed the world what a depraved and cowardly human being he was by taking his own life,' one of the women, Sarah Ransome said.

28 Aug 2019 10:14 AM

Citing rape, other sex acts, 3 women sue Jeffrey Epstein’s estate

The lawsuits in Manhattan federal court were filed on behalf of women who remained anonymous.

22 Aug 2019 12:52 PM

Jeffrey Epstein signed his will 2 days before committing suicide

Court papers filed last week in the US Virgin Islands list no details of beneficiaries but valued the estate at more than USD 577 million.

20 Aug 2019 10:43 AM

To create awareness about sexual assault, people take out candle march in T’gana

On day-to-day basis, one way or the other people get affected by sexual assault directly or indirectly, said Zoaib, organiser of the event.

19 Aug 2019 8:41 AM

Jeffrey Epstein's death ruled as suicide by hanging: reports

It cited officials as saying that Epstein had used a bedsheet to hang himself.

17 Aug 2019 8:12 AM

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Major General dismissed without pension over sexual abuse, confirms Army chief

In December last year, an Army General Court Martial had recommended the dismissal of the Major General.

16 Aug 2019 4:57 PM

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Church, others

Nearly 400 people had filed lawsuits against the Church in courts across New York by the afternoon, according to state court records.

15 Aug 2019 1:25 PM

Justice late, not denied: New York’s new rule to allow old abuse suits

Wednesday could begin a year of financial reckoning for many large institutions that care for children.

12 Aug 2019 12:12 PM

Why did you apologise if sexual assault charges are false: SC asks Tarun Tejpal

According to Tejpal’s lawyer the allegations of rape against the senior journalist were tailor-made and had no truth.

06 Aug 2019 3:05 PM

'Get out or I'll tear your clothes': Uber driver tells Bengaluru woman during cab ride

The woman alleged that the Uber did not help her to get another cab and did not return her money.

06 Aug 2019 9:41 AM

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Smriti Irani praises Derek O'Brien for sharing about sexual abuse

Smriti Irani, the Minister for Women and Child Development, began her reply to the debate by applauding O'Brien.

25 Jul 2019 10:11 AM

Minor girl raped, killed in Pune

When the girl's family members were unable to trace her, they lodged a missing complaint with Sangavi police.

24 Jul 2019 4:03 PM

8-year-old HIV positive girl sexually abused at shelter home in Odisha

Das, who was summoned by the police for questioning, denied the allegation and said it was a conspiracy to defame him.

22 Jul 2019 9:03 AM

After #MeToo, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform in rape law through #WithYou

Legislators revised Japan’s century-old rape law in 2017 to include harsher penalties, among other changes.

12 Jun 2019 12:03 PM

Missouri follows Alabama; passes law that would ban abortion after 8 weeks

The legislation allows for an abortion after the eighth week only in the case of medical emergencies.

18 May 2019 12:30 PM

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