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# sex-crimes - Monday 6 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 6th 2020, 7:45 PM 12,856 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rape Arrests
# Rape Arrests

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

Sep 28th 2016, 7:50 PM 22,020 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sex Crimes
# Sex Crimes

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

Jun 12th 2016, 10:30 AM 41,243 Views 33 Comments

A documentary tells the residents’ stories.

# sex-crimes - Friday 20 November, 2015

Ex-Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle sentenced to 15 years
# Sex Crimes
# Sex Crimes

Ex-Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle sentenced to 15 years

Nov 20th 2015, 8:25 AM 19,052 Views 24 Comments

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
# Sex Crimes
# Sex Crimes

Sex workers hit out at new bill criminalising prostitution clients

Sep 23rd 2015, 11:00 PM 32,963 Views 102 Comments

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
# Milestone
# Milestone

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders

Nov 27th 2014, 5:50 PM 9,336 Views 42 Comments

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
# Portrayal Of Women
# Portrayal Of Women

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

Nov 20th 2014, 1:15 PM 13,175 Views 229 Comments

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
# Child Sexual Abuse
# Child Sexual Abuse

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

Oct 21st 2014, 10:29 AM 23,086 Views 36 Comments

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
# Sex Crimes
# Sex Crimes

Argentina court grants abortion for teen rape victim

Dec 27th 2013, 7:45 PM 13,285 Views 28 Comments

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
# Colombia
# Colombia

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

Dec 3rd 2013, 6:30 PM 476 Views 19 Comments

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
# Terre Des Hommes
# Terre Des Hommes

Three Irish men among those identified in webcam sex crimes sting

Nov 4th 2013, 9:16 PM 27,218 Views 49 Comments

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
# Stuart Hall
# Stuart Hall

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

Jul 26th 2013, 2:38 PM 9,702 Views 39 Comments

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
# Paedophile Ring
# Paedophile Ring

Seven convicted of operating paedophile sex ring in Oxford

May 14th 2013, 7:29 PM 10,231 Views 32 Comments

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
# India
# India

High-profile rapes threaten India tourism business

Apr 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,530 Views 23 Comments

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
# Sex Crimes
# Sex Crimes

New Delhi police note surge in number of reported sex crimes

Mar 30th 2013, 2:21 PM 4,160 Views 10 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should a sex offenders register be made public?

Oct 10th 2011, 11:27 AM 3,904 Views 46 Comments

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?