Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Tag Archives: sexual abuse

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

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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

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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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Pope seeks forgiveness for sex abuse scandals

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SANTIAGO: Pope Francis opened his visit to Chile by asking forgiveness for child sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the Catholic Church in the South American country. “I cannot begin to express the pain and shame that I feel over the irreparable harm caused to children on the part of ...

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Pakistani Celebrity add voices to #MeToo movement

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KARACHI: Three prominent Pakistani women have added their voices to the #MeToo movement in the wake of the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in a city in the east of the country last week. Model and event manager Frieha Altaf, actress Nadia Jamil and fashion designer Maheen Khan ...

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The effects of sexsomnia

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Sleep; a time for relaxation, peace and rejuvenation, orelaxationr, a time for sex! But how can a person engage in sex when asleep? Well, turns out, a person can. Sleep sex is not a myth; it is a real condition and is termed as sexsomnia. Where you may have heard ...

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Olympian says she was paid to stay silent over sexual abuse

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Olympic medallist McKayla Maroney has alleged that USA Gymnastics paid her to sign a non-disclosure financial settlement to remain silent over the sexual abuse she suffered by team doctor Larry Nassar. In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday against the governing body, Maroney’s attorney, John Manly, called the confidentiality agreement “hypocritical, ...

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Australia and Catholic Church Failed Abused Children

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SYDNEY: A royal commission investigating the sexual abuse of children in Australia found Friday that the nation was gripped by an epidemic dating back decades, with tens of thousands of children sexually abused in schools, religious organizations and other institutions. The commission, the highest form of investigation in Australia, urged ...

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Salma Hayek claims that Harvey Weinstein threatened to kill her

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Salma Hayek has come forward with an essay, detailing her alleged experiences working with Harvey Weinstein, claiming unwanted sexual advances and threats of violence. In a piece for the New York Times, the Oscar-nominated actor writes that she spent years saying no to the disgraced producer following his demands for ...

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Westminster rape trial: victim fed story to press

LONDON: A woman who claims she was raped by a Tory aide approached the press the next day ‘to ensure a sympathetic write-up’, a court heard. Samuel Armstrong, 24, is accused of raping the woman in the early hours of October 14 last year. At Southwark Crown Court today, jurors ...

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84% of grooming gang members Asian, Think tank say

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LONDON: The vast majority of men convicted of child grooming gang offences in Britain are Asian, according to think tank Quilliam. The new research found differences in the ways in which pedophiles from different ethnic backgrounds operate. Quilliam’s report claims that the “regressive left” denies the problem exists “and threatens ...

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