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UN says 758 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse registered in 2023

The UN received 758 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse committed by staff last year, together with related personnel and partners, according to its latest report on the issue.

Ex-girlfriend Casandra Ventura accuses popular rap artist Sean Combs of rape and sexual abuse

A female singer has accused popular rap artist  Sean "Diddy" Combs of rape and sexual abuse, media reports said.

Ex-Masterchef Australia finalist Paul Douglas Frost jailed for 24 years for sexually abusing children

A finalist of the popular cooking show MasterChef Australia, who had sexually abused 11 children he coached at a swimming school, has been sent to prison for a minimum of 24 years.

Experts say 12 children are becoming victims of sexual abuse in Pakistan everyday

Speakers at a training session on the prevention of child abuse on Sunday said 12 children are getting sexually abused in Pakistan every day.

US: Man convicted for running four dark web child sexual abuse websites

A federal jury convicted a Missouri man yesterday for running four websites dedicated to sharing images of child sexual abuse.

Pakistan: Former JUI-F leader Mufti Azizur Rehman, who is arrested in sexual abuse case, undergoes medical examination

Lahore: Islamic cleric Mufti Aziz-ur-Rehman, who was arrested for sexually abusing a minor, has undergone a medical examination, media reports said on Wednesday.

Sexual Abuse: Pakistani-origin ex-House of Lords member Nazir Ahmed faces trial

London: A British court has heard that a former Labour peer had repeatedly sexually abused two younger children when he was a teenager, media reports said.

WHO promises ‘robust’ investigation of sexual abuse allegations against workers in DR Congo

The UN World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday, promised that any of its staff working as part of the agency’s Ebola response team in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) found to have been involved in sexual exploitation and abuse, would face “serious consequences, including instant dismissal.”

More support needed for victims of sexual abuse by UN personnel

New York/IBNS: Although measures to support victims of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) committed by UN personnel are proving effective, there is still room to do more, the senior official leading these efforts told journalists in New York on Friday.

Victim-centred laws ‘paramount’ to combat online sexual abuse against children

New York/IBNS: Comprehensive national strategies are urgently needed to prevent child sexual abuse online and other Internet issues for children, independent UN human rights experts said on Tuesday, Safer Internet Day.

A staggering one-in-three women, experience physical, sexual abuse

New York/IBNS: Violence against women and girls is among the most widespread, and devastating human rights violations in the world, but much it is often unreported due to impunity, shame and gender inequality, the UN highlighted ahead of Monday’s World Day to stamp out abuse of women and girls.

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’: UN

United Nations, Jun 14 (UNI): As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and rape, although it remains rarely detected, reported or exposed.

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says

New York, June 14 (IBNS): As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and rape, although it remains rarely detected, reported or exposed. 

UK police fail to protect domestic & sexual abuse victims, says watchdog

Moscow, Mar 20 (Sputnik): UK public interest law firm Center for Women's Justice (CWJ) has filed a super-complaint against the UK police for allegedly failing to use existing protective measures in cases involving violence against women and girls.

Pakistani ministers seeks international cooperation to reduce child sexual abuse

Islamabad, Jan 5 (IBNS):  Pakistani Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari has called for more cooperation internationally to reduce crimes related to child sexual abuse.