Another accuser took the witness stand on Monday at R. Kelly’s sex-trafficking trial, testifying that the R&B superstar sexually abused her on his tour bus and in hotel rooms when she was still a high school student and an aspiring singer.

SURKHET, July 1: Three persons from Surkhet have been jailed for sexually abusing two Raute women. Surkhet District Court Judge Dil Prakash Sapkota ordered police to remand Chauman Gharti, Bhupendra Budha and Man Bahadur Pun alias Milan of Gurbhakot-9 in Surkhet for trial.

SURKHET, June 6: Police have arrested three persons for sexually abusing young women of the Raute community living a nomadic life in the forests. According to the Surkhet Police, three persons including Chaman Gharti (Jogi) of Gurbhakot Municipality-9 have been arrested for sexually abusing two young women of Raute community living in Anpsoti of Gurbhakot Municipality. The accused allegedly sexually abused, recorded and made the video public through Facebook after getting them drunk in a hotel.

Silence is not a solution

December 25, 2020 08:30 am

How speaking out changed a woman’s life.

A 17 years old girl was found sexually abused at a resort by promising her of a job.

MILAN, Feb 18: The cardinal’s response was not what Yolanda Martínez had expected or could abide.

SSP Rana released on ‘general date’

February 16, 2020 08:30 am

ITAHARAI, Feb 16: The District Attorney’s Office, Sunsari released Senior Superintendent of Police Saurav Rana on a general date Friday. Rana, who has been accused of rape, will have to present himself before the authorities on the date specified.

Preaching and practising

September 20, 2019 09:18 am

It has been more than a decade that PsyD. Brinda Thapa has been working as a mental health professional but she confesses that she too has to make it point to keep her own mental health in check. Having to listen to so many people and counselling them regarding their problems every day can be a little taxing for her mental wellbeing.

No means ‘no’

July 31, 2019 00:30 am

Dressing in a sexually appealing way is not an invitation for sex. If a woman agrees to allow a man to pay for her food or drinks, it does not mean that she owes him sex

SAUDI ARABIA, April 17: A Saudi court on Wednesday postponed a hearing in the trial of 11 women activists which has drawn international censure, officials said, just days after campaigners reported a new crackdown on their supporters.

MELBOURNE, March 13: Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday by an Australian court for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s, and will be registered as a sex offender for the rest of his life.

CHICAGO, Feb 23: R. Kelly, the R&B star who has been trailed for decades by allegations that he violated underage girls and women and held some as virtual slaves, was charged Friday with aggravated sexual abuse involving four victims, including at least three between the ages of 13 and 17.

AFGHANISTAN, Dec 3: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has widened its investigation into complaints of discrimination within the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) following new allegations of sexual and physical abuse.

SEOUL, Nov 1: Sexual abuse by officials in positions of authority in North Korea appears to be “endemic”, a watchdog group reported on Thursday, as activists complain the isolated country’s rights record is being ignored amid an international push to improve relations.

Empowering women through self-defense

October 7, 2018 09:42 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Inner Wheel Club of Balaju organized ‘Empowering Women through Self-Defense against Abuse’ – a self-defense program aiming to empower women -- at the premises of Yellow Pagoda Hotel, Kantipath on Saturday.

Childhood sexual abuse may leave “molecular scars” on a victim’s DNA which could one day be used as evidence in court, scientists have said.

Educate children about sexual abuse

October 1, 2018 02:00 am

Horrifying stories of rape of children, even as young as five, have gripped the psyche of our nation. It has raised terror among parents and children.

Death penalty for rapist?

September 19, 2018 11:22 am

Nowadays, most of the media have been covering news of rape and sexual abuse, and the majority are preaching in favor of a death penalty for the accused if proven guilty. Is the death penalty the only the solution to reduce the number of rape cases?