Reporter's Notebook

Refugee crisis: 'Gangs run child prostitution rings'

Reports children are sexually exploited emphasise need to ensure refugees are welcomed and receive same care offered to EU citizens.

Asia

Indian police arrest three over sex assault video

Footage showed men groping and pushing two women in Uttar Pradesh as onlookers laughed and filmed the assault.

Indian police arrest three over sex assault video

Asia

India: Men gang-rape woman, smash her skull with bricks

Mother of 23-year-old victim who was killed in attack north of Delhi had alerted authorities about one of the accused.

India: Men gang-rape woman, smash skull with bricks

Latin America

UN votes to end Haiti peacekeeping mission in October

Security Council unanimously votes to replace 2004 mission with a smaller police-only force as stability emerges.

UN votes to end Haiti peacekeeping mission in October

Fault Lines

Haiti By Force

Fault Lines investigates the legacy and impact of sex abuse by UN peacekeepers in Haiti.

Australia

Australia's Anglican Church 'ashamed' about child abuse

Australia's Anglican Church says it is 'ashamed' after a new report reveals the scale of child sex abuse.

Australia's Anglican Church 'ashamed' about child abuse

Europe

Swiss man suspected of abusing 80 boys in Thailand

Suspect admits to taking thousands of pornographic pictures of boys but denies other charges, including molestation.

Swiss man suspected of abusing 80 boys in Thailand

Japan

Sexual assault in Japan: 'Every girl was a victim'

Sexual assault of schoolgirls is commonplace on Japan's public transportation, but now more girls are speaking out.

Sexual assault in Japan: 'Every girl was a victim'

Sexual assault

4,444 children 'abused' by Australian Catholic priests

More than 1,250 Catholic priests accused of child sex abuse in Australia with few allegations pursued in cover-up drive.

'Shocking' scale of Catholic Church sex crimes revealed

Opinion

Sexual assault in the time of Trump

Eight years of progress and funding for programmes countering sexual violence against women are about to be undone.

Gina Benevento

by Gina Benevento

Gina Benevento

Greece

Women fear 'violence and rape' in Greece refugee camps

Study casts light on conditions women endure in refugee camps as they attempt to reach northern Europe.

RRDP: Women fear violence and rape in refugee camps

India

India minister blames 'Western dress' for sex assaults

Politician under scrutiny after blaming victims' clothing for alleged mass molestation incident on New Years Eve.

India minister blames 'Western dress' for sex assaults

slavery

Slavery trafficking victims crippled by fear in UK

Saved from grips of being trafficked into modern-day slavery, victims suffer severe trauma and struggle to move on.

Slavery trafficking victims crippled by fear in UK

Canada

Nearly 1,000 sex assaults reported in Canada's military

About 960 soldiers reported being raped, grabbed, kissed, fondled, or subjected to unwanted advances over the past year.

Nearly 1,000 sex assaults reported in Canada's military

Human Rights

Turkey withdraws child sex assault bill

Turkish Prime Minister Yildirim confirms withdrawal, saying "broad consensus" was needed.

Turkey: Controversial bill on sexual assault withdrawn