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Ghislaine Maxwell found guilty of sex trafficking crimes
The British socialite denied recruiting and grooming young girls to be abused by late financier Jeffrey Epstein.
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.
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.
Inside "Pervert Park": The Florida home for sex offenders
A documentary tells the residents’ stories.
Ex-Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle sentenced to 15 years
Fogle was given the sentence for having sex with minors and possessing child pornography.
Sex workers hit out at new bill criminalising prostitution clients
The proposed legislation also includes tough penalties for the grooming of children.
New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders
There has been a wide welcome for new offences against child grooming and buying sex.
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?
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.
Argentina court grants abortion for teen rape victim
The judge overruled an earlier decision which denied the girl permission to have a termination.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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?