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# sex-crimes - Monday 6 January, 2020

Harvey Weinstein charged with sexual assault in Los Angeles as New York trial begins

The news came on the day Weinstein and several of his accusers attended court in New York for the start of a separate trial.

# sex-crimes - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Teenagers arrested over alleged gang-rape of a boy in a Greek migrant camp

The 16 and 17-year-old minors are appearing before a prosecutor today.

# sex-crimes - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Inside "Pervert Park": The Florida home for sex offenders

A documentary tells the residents’ stories.

# sex-crimes - Friday 20 November, 2015

Ex-Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle sentenced to 15 years

Fogle was given the sentence for having sex with minors and possessing child pornography.

# sex-crimes - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Sex workers hit out at new bill criminalising prostitution clients

The proposed legislation also includes tough penalties for the grooming of children.

# sex-crimes - Thursday 27 November, 2014

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders

There has been a wide welcome for new offences against child grooming and buying sex.

# sex-crimes - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Opinion: A game that lets you murder prostitutes? It's creepy, offensive and infuriating

Can we say with 100% certainty that such graphic depictions of sex and violence won’t influence attitudes toward women a teeny tiny bit?

# sex-crimes - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Australian man first to be convicted for webcam sex acts with fake girl

He did some horrendous things with what he thought was a nine-year-old girl.

# sex-crimes - Friday 27 December, 2013

Argentina court grants abortion for teen rape victim

The judge overruled an earlier decision which denied the girl permission to have a termination.

# sex-crimes - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Column: Women in Colombia are fighting back against the use of rape as a weapon of war

Sexual violence is perpetrated by security forces, guerrilla groups and paramilitaries in Colombia – with journalists and human rights defenders targeted alongside civilians. But despite considerable personal risks, women are fighting back.

# sex-crimes - Monday 4 November, 2013

Three Irish men among those identified in webcam sex crimes sting

Dutch children’s rights organisation Terre des Hommes created a virtual character, known as Sweetie, to operate in public chat rooms in order to catch thousands of people.

# sex-crimes - Friday 26 July, 2013

Stuart Hall's sentence for sex assaults doubled by appeal court

The broadcaster was jailed last month after admitting to 14 charges of indecently assaulting girls as young as nine.

# sex-crimes - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Seven convicted of operating paedophile sex ring in Oxford

Children as young as 11-years-old were abused by what prosecutors called “vicious sexual predators”.

# sex-crimes - Friday 5 April, 2013

High-profile rapes threaten India tourism business

As media spotlight hovers over sexual crime in India, its multi-billion euro visitor industry is feeling the pinch.

# sex-crimes - Saturday 30 March, 2013

New Delhi police note surge in number of reported sex crimes

Police say more women are “shedding their inhibitions” in a conservative society and registering complaints about sex crimes following the fatal gang-rape of a young woman in the city.

# sex-crimes - Monday 10 October, 2011

Poll: Should a sex offenders register be made public? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a sex offenders register be made public?

As startling figures emerge on convicted offenders breaching their notification rules, it looks like legislation will tighten up around a sex offenders’ register. But how far should it go?