Thursday, 19 July 2018

Tag Archives: sexual abuse

Indian police arrest principal, 5 others in rape of student

PATNA: Police in eastern India have arrested a school principal, two teachers and three students after a teenage girl blamed them and another 13 schoolmates for repeatedly raping her for the last seven months, police said Saturday. Police arrested the six after the girl named the 19 accused in a ...

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Home Secretary praises Barnardo’s for tackling child criminal exploitation

LONDON: The Home Secretary has praised Barnardo’s for its work supporting and protecting children after the charity revealed it is seeing increasing numbers of cases of children at risk of multiple dangers, including sexual and criminal exploitation. Sajid Javid was the key speaker at Barnardo’s Annual Parliamentary Reception at Portcullis ...

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#MeToo debate dominates Berlin film festival opening

BERLIN: Acclaimed US director Wes Anderson’s new animated feature “Isle of Dogs” will on Thursday kick off the Berlin film festival, which is set to be rocked by aftershocks of the #MeToo movement. With the global cinema industry in turmoil over allegations of rampant sexual misconduct, the 11-day event will ...

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Sexual assault case filed against actor Jeetendra

BOLLYWOOD: A case of sexual complaint has been filed against veteran actor Jeetendra by his cousin who has claimed that the Bollywood actor had sexually abused her when she was 18 years old. According to his cousin, the alleged case of sexual harassment happened when she was 18 years old ...

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Outrage after Mehwish Hayat posted a photograph on social media

LOLLYWOOD: Some people are not happy with Mehwish Hayat after she shared a photograph on social media while wearing bomber jacket with skin tight bottoms, as they slut shamed her for ‘indecency’. The Pakistan film actor was called with inappropriate names by the moral police in the comments section of ...

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Indian Girl Who Went to Watch Padmaavat Raped Inside Cinema

HYDERABAD: A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man inside a movie theatre in Hyderabad. The man has been arrested and remanded to judicial custody. According to ANI, the rape survivor became friends with the accused through social media. On Monday, they went to watch Bollywood blockbuster Padmaavat in ...

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Priyanka sheds light on child marriage and rapes in India

BOLLYWOOD: Along with ruling Bollywood and making her presence felt in Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra is also a philanthropist and is seen actively campaigning for social causes especially those related to women. As a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, she is seen touring the world for change and is often spotted in the ...

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US doctor gets 175 years in jail for abusing more than 150 girls

LANSING, Michigan: A former USA Gymnastics team doctor has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing over 150 young girls under the guise of medical treatment. More than 150 women and girls accused Larry Nassar of a pattern of serial abuse dating back two decades. ...

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15-year-old Pakistani girl accuses father of repeated rape

RAWALPINDI: New Town police on Friday arrested a resident of Katarian, Rawalpindi, Pakistan for allegedly repeatedly raping his 15-year-old daughter. The man’s wife told the police that her husband used to rape their daughter but the young girl had kept quiet out of fear. According to the wife, she previously suspected ...

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Why Bollywood actress will not speak up about abuse

BOLLYWOOD: Actress Nimrat Kaur says the legal system does not ensure full support for women to fearlessly come out with their stories Why are Bollywood actresses not naming and shaming their sexual assaulters and harassers as openly as their Hollywood counterparts? Actress Nimrat Kaur says before women are questioned about ...

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