KATHMANDU, April 13: Cases of sexual violence against male street children has increased in the country. According to data with the Women, Children and Senior Citizen Service Directorate under Nepal Police, as many as 90 street male children fell victim of sexual violence in the fiscal year, 2020/21 against 93 in the FY, 2021/22.

BHARATPUR, July 26: Chitwan district has recorded a rise in the cases of sexual violence for three years. The incidents of rape and child sexual abuse are on the rise in the district, according to District Police Chief Nabaraj Adhikari.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has said that a serious attention has been drawn to an incidence of sexual harassment against a beauty pageant participant.

KASKI, Dec 22: The incidents of sexual assault and harassment against girls have increased in Kaski district, according to data published by the Informal Sector Services Centre (INSEC), a human rights organization.

An open letter to Ram Narayan Bidari

September 29, 2020 06:57 am

Instead of instilling the fear of the judicial system in sexual offenders, your comments have left scores of fellow citizens feeling enraged and unsettled.

NEW DELHI, March 20: India hanged four men on Friday who were convicted for the rape and murder of a young woman on a bus in New Delhi in 2012, in a case that shocked the world and shamed the country over its appalling record for crimes against women.

65-year-old arrested on rape charge

November 19, 2019 13:44 pm

PARASI, Nov 19: Police in West Nawalparasi arrested a 65-year-old man on the charge of raping a two and half-year-old girl.

KANCHANPUR, Oct 10: Chief of Belauri Land Revenue Office, Kanchanpur, Bhoj Bahadur Aidi has been arrested. According to the Area Police Office, Belauri, Aidi was arrested after a local woman accused Aidi of raping her.

Turkish artist Vahit Tuna has mounted 440 pairs of high heels on the facade of a building on a busy Istanbul street, to symbolize the number of women murdered in domestic or sexual violence in Turkey in 2018.

SURKHET, Aug 8: The 'child protection campaign' that kicked off from Dailekh last year has also initiated in Surkhet. The drive has been put in place to make the girl children legally informed of sexual violence and rape and to boost up their confidence.

CONGO, Dec 9: Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege may have won his Nobel prize for his work to end sexual violence in war, but the crusading surgeon said the groundwork for equality must be laid in peacetime, as he praised movements like #MeToo.

ILAM, Oct 8: As many as 3,553 people of the district were informed of the violence against women and children and its consequences in a month long campaign against rape and sexual violence.

The incident took place in Supaul district in Bihar. The girls are in critical condition. A mob of over two dozen people thrashed them with sticks after they caught a youth writing lewd comments on the hostel wall and scolded him.

Confesssions of a porn addict

October 6, 2018 08:29 am

A few days ago, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MoCIT) banned access to all the pornographic contents and adult websites. No sooner, the issue has been discussed on the social media. There were fuzzy comments criticizing porn ban, comparing it with kidnapping cases of school children because they go to schools, increase in road accidents because of roads and such. Many say blocking porn sites does not reduce sexual violence.

Oct 5: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

October 5, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

OSLO, Oct 5: The Nobel Peace Prize on Friday was awarded to a Congolese doctor and a Yazidi former captive of the Islamic State group for their work to highlight and eliminate the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.

Another teenager raped in Kanchanpur

September 1, 2018 07:21 am

MAHENDRANAGAR, Sep 1: In yet another case of sexual violence, a teenage girl became a victim of gang rape in Kanchapur on Friday. A 16 years old girl of Beldandi Rural Municipality-1 was gang-raped at around 2 am, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Krishnaraj Ojha, spokesperson for the District Police Office, Kanchanpur. Reportedly, four boys had entered the victim’s house taking advantage of a Puja (worshiping).