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Child's consent immaterial in deciding guilt in sexual assault...

A special court for Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act here has ruled that the consent of a child below age 18 years is immaterial while deciding the question of penetrative sexual assault on the victim. Times of India, 1 week ago
22/07/2015: NEWS: Consensual sex law for teens welcomed Cape Times E-dition, 1 week ago
Child Sexual Offenders Foreign, 2 weeks ago

Two held under POCSO Act in Kundapur

Kundapur: The police arrested two youths under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act on the charge of sexually assaulting and blackmailing a 17-year-old minor in Kundapur taluk, while one of them was also charged with passing indecent ...
 SahiOnline2 weeks ago Complaint filed against man for raping minor  The Hindu2 weeks ago FIR should be registered against complainant: CCPCR  Times of India2 weeks ago Father commits suicide after daughter rape  Times of India2 months ago
Electric New Paper

Underaged girl gets STD after sex with offender

After having sex with a petrol pump attendant, a 13-year-old girl found that she had contracted two sexually transmitted diseases. For having sex with a minor, Abdul Rashid Mohamed Sam, 23, was yesterday jailed for 30 months. The minor, now ...
 Electric New Paper1 week ago 3 young boys held for alleged involvement in gang rape of Trelawney girl  Irie FM1 week ago Mother's Lover Held for Sex Abuse of Girl  New Indian Express2 weeks ago Discrepanciesin sexual offences case forces delay in sentencing  Irish Examiner2 weeks ago
Times of India

SC/ST atrocities Act to be made more stringent

NEW DELHI: "Touching a Dalit or tribal woman in a sexual manner without consent" or "acts/gestures of sexual nature" against them would invite the stringent provisions of the (POA). The Centre has decided to amend the POA along the lines of UPA's ...
 Times of India6 days ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Female assault victims increased last year while sexual assaults dropped, statistics show

The number of female assault victims in the ACT increased by 8 per cent to 797 last year while reports of sexual assault dropped by 23 per cent. According to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, 89 per cent of the 183 ...
 Sydney Morning Herald1 week ago Ex-Kingston police officer charged with sexual assault after SIU investigation  Metro Canada1 week ago Public assistance needed to solve series of sexual assaults  Foreign weeks ago Woman wants law changed  Kingston Whig-Standard1 week ago
Times of India

Over 500 cases of sexual offences against children pending: Delhi High Court informed

The submissions were made by an advocate, who has filed a PIL on lack of number of independent public prosecutors in courts handling cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, in his rejoinder to the Delhi government's affidavit ...
 DNA3 weeks ago Altogether, 3.6 per cent fewer offences and 6.5 per cent more cases of endangerment of traffic safety than in January to June 2014  Statistics Finland2 weeks ago Need more public prosecutors to handle POCSO cases: HC told  Business Standard3 weeks ago Cases of Sexual Offence Against Children Increase in UP's Muzaffarnagar  Outlook2 months ago

Deonar hold awareness drive on POCSO Act, sexual abuse for college students

There is an urgent need for communities, local rape crisis centres and college campuses to come together to prevent and raise awareness of sexual assault, and also respond to survivors with support. The best way to address and prevent sexual ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier2 weeks ago

Alleged groomer taught at ACT school

Canberra Girls Grammar School has confirmed a 26-year-old man facing child grooming offences taught at the school for two terms. Patrick Foley Wilson was charged by NSW police on June 9 after officers assumed the online identity of a 13-year-old ...
 Sydney Morning Herald3 days ago Canberra Girls Grammar School confirm man charged with child grooming taught at school  Sydney Morning Herald3 days ago
Sussex Police Online

Uckfield man convicted of sex offences against ...

An Uckfield man has been convicted of sexual offences against two boys. Christopher Howarth, aged 68, retired, of Rocks Park Road, Uckfield, was convicted at Hove Crown Court on Friday (17 July) after a ten-day trial, of 26 offences, all committed ...
 Sussex Police Online2 weeks ago Man faces 'revenge porn' charge  BBC1 week ago Man to face charge of disclosing private sexual photographs  Avon and Somerset Police1 week ago Ethical dilemma for editors as revenge porn law does not give victims anonymity  Press Gazette1 week ago
Irish Independent

Prostitute claims garda demanded sex for laptop

A Garda forced a prostitute to perform a sexual act on him in order to have her laptop computer returned to her after it had been seized in a raid, a sex worker has claimed in a survey to determine experiences with policing in Ireland. The survey of ...
 Irish Independent1 week ago GardaĆ­ may have interviewed victim of paedophile priest as family favour  TheJournal.ie1 week ago GSOC finds garda failings in handling abuse claims  RTE Online1 week ago
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