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Sex Offender Registry is Not Enough to Curb Sexual Violence Against Women

Oct 15 (IPS) – India recently launched a sex offender registry to deter sex offenders from perpetrating crimes against women and children by indicating that the government is keeping track of them. The personal details of 440,000 sex offenders who have been convicted for various crimes like “eve-teasing”, child sexual abuse, rape and gang rape will be […]

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‘The Romanoffs’ can’t top the real-life ‘sexual excess and depraved sadism’ of Russia’s royal family

Forget the new TV series. Books about the family, executed during the Russian revolution 100 years ago, are filled with lurid details.

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Word for Word: President Trump on Sexual Misconduct Allegation Against Judge Kavanaugh (C-SPAN)

President Trump again answered reporters’ questions on allegations of sexual assault by his Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The president said Christine Blasey Ford should have the opportunity to speak about her claim that Mr. Kavanaugh assaulted her while both were teenagers. He also praised his nominee, calling him an “outstanding man” and adding […]

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20 of 39 Dutch cardinals, bishops and auxiliaries ‘covered up sexual abuse, allowing perpetrators to cause many more victims’, report says

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Lily Allen speaks of sexual assault by record industry executive

Singer warns that similar abuse is rife in music business despite the #MeToo movement Lily Allen has given her first detailed account of a record industry executive sexually assaulting her as she slept, warning that similar abuse is “rife” in the music business. In a frank interview with Guardian Weekend magazine, the Brit Award winner […]

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Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denies sexual misconduct allegation

Kavanaugh releases statement via the White House after Senator Dianne Feinstein said she had information about the nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s conservative nominee for the supreme court, has denied a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high school. In a statement released by the White House, Kavanaugh said: “I categorically and unequivocally […]

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Jian Ghomeshi essay on sexual assault trial met with backlash

Former Canadian radio star maintained accusations were ‘inaccurate’ in a personal essay for the New York Review of Books Former Canadian radio star Jian Ghomeshi has pointed to a “systemic culture of unhealthy masculinity” to explain his behaviour with women, in a personal essay whose publication by a prestigious American magazine has fuelled a broader […]

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Pope Summons Bishops To Meeting On Sexual Abuse

Pope Francis is set to meet with a group of U.S. cardinals and bishops Thursday in Rome, to discuss the roiling clergy sex abuse scandal and the role some bishops played in its cover-up.

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The Catholic Church in Germany acknowledged a “depressing and shameful” legacy of sexual abuse on Wednesday after a leaked study said clerics had abused thousands of children over a 70-year period.

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