Offence against the person
In criminal law, an offence against the person usually refers to a crime which is committed by direct physical harm or force being applied to another person.They are usually analysed by division into ...
Brazil: More Than 30 Men Involved in Gang Rape of 16-Year-Old Girl
Police said Friday that they have identified and are searching for four of the more than 30 men suspected in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl.
Elijah Wood Speaks Out On Child Abuse In Hollywood: 'There Are A Lot Of Vipers In This Industry'
"There is darkness in the underbelly – if you can imagine it, it's probably happened," Wood told the Sunday Times
Trump Says He Would Return to Waterboarding for Interrogations
Donald Trump, the leading Republican contender for U.S. president, says he would return to strong interrogation techniques such as waterboarding if he were elected because their severity pales against...
Margaret Cho: ‘I was raped continuously through my teenage years’
"I didn’t even understand it was abuse, because I was too young to know,” she said.
Julian Assange: Police Removed From Outside Ecuadorian Embassy
Scotland Yard says it still intends to arrest WikiLeaks founder if he leaves embassy but it is ‘no longer proportionate’ to monitor building. Scotland Yard has called off its multimillion pound 24-hou...
Teen Boy Will Be Charged As Adult For Having Naked Pics of a Minor: Himself
North Carolina 17-year-old caught in a sexting scandal faces charges of sexually exploiting a minor that could land him in jail for up to 10 years, since the law considers him an adult. But one of the...
Massacres, Torture And Mutilation: Extreme Violence In Neolithic Conflicts
Violent conflicts in Neolithic Europe were held more brutally than has been known so far. This emerges from a recent anthropological analysis of the roughly 7000-year-old mass grave of Schöneck-Kilian...
Leader Of Islamic State Took American Hostage As Sexual Slave
The leader of the Islamic State personally kept a 26-year-old American woman as a hostage and raped her repeatedly, according to U.S. officials and her family. The family of Kayla Mueller said in an i...
Bill Cosby must testify under oath in sexual abuse civil suit, court orders
A California judge has ordered Bill Cosby to give a sworn deposition in a civil suit that alleges he sexually abused a teenage girl more than 40 years ago.
35 Bill Cosby Accusers Tell Their Stories
One by one, they came forward, finding safety in their staggering number and a world that was finally ready to believe them.
Bill Cosby’s Wife Says Accusers ‘Consented’ To Drugs And Sex
Bill Cosby’s wife knows her husband is a serial philanderer, but believes his scores of accusers consented to drugs and sex, two confidants of the couple say. “Camille still doesn’t believe that Bill ...
Feminists want us to define these ugly sexual encounters as rape. Don’t let them.
We need to stop prosecuting bad behavior as rape. There was the time when, 19 and naive, I was guilt-tripped into entirely unwanted physical intimacies with a much older married man. And the time, thr...
Bill Cosby Admits He Gave Woman Quaaludes Then Had Sex In Newly Released 2005 Court Papers
Ten years ago, Bill Cosby said he gave Quaaludes to a young woman he then had sex with and "other people" as well, according to court documents unsealed Monday by a Pennsylvania judge. "I meet Ms. [na...
Pope Francis approves new Vatican department to investigate bishops who cover up sexual abuse
Pope Francis has approved an unprecedented Vatican department to judge bishops accused of covering up or not preventing sexual abuse of minors, meeting a key demand by victims' groups. A statement sai...
Taliban Muslims Sexually Abusing Young Boys Being Trained To Be Suicide Bombers
Taliban molestation of boys, once rarely discussed in Afghanistan and Pakistan, is now becoming a more common topic of conversation. Nematullah, a former would-be suicide bomber, told Afghanistan’s N...
Darren Sharper sentenced to nine years in first of plea deals
LOS ANGELES -- Former NFL star Darren Sharper was sentenced to nine years in prison Monday in Arizona after pleading guilty to sexual assault and attempted sexual assault in November 2013, the Maricop...
Homicide in English law
English law contains homicide offences – those acts involving the death of another person. For a crime to be considered homicide, it must take place after the victim's legally recognised birth, ...
Sexual offences in the United Kingdom
There are a number of sexual offences under the law of England and Wales, the law of Scotland, and the law of Northern Ireland (which function as three separate systems for this purpose).Of women aged...
Rape
Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration perpetrated against a person without that person's consent. The act may be carried out by phy...
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Rape in English law
Rape is a statutory offence in England and Wales.
The offence is created by section 1 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003:See Intention (criminal law)See section 79(2).See sections 79(3) and (9)This e...
Non-fatal offences against the person in English law
Non-fatal offences against the person, under English law, are generally taken to mean offences which take the form of an attack directed at another person, that do not result in the death of any pers...
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Torture
Torture is the act of deliberately inflicting severe physical or psychological pain and possibly injury to a person (or animal), usually to one who is physically restrained or otherwise under the tort...
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Hell
In many mythological, folklore and religious traditions, hell is a place of eternal torment in an afterlife, often after resurrection. It is viewed by most Abrahamic traditions as a place of punishmen...
Hell - Wikipedia
Rape in the United States
Rape is a form of sexual assault involving non-consensual penetration of the vagina, mouth, or anus. While definitions and terminology vary by jurisdiction in the United States, the FBI recently revi...
Spousal abuse
Domestic violence (also domestic abuse, spousal abuse, intimate partner violence, battering or family violence) is a pattern of behavior which involves violence or other abuse by one person in a domes...
Initiatives to prevent sexual violence
As sexual violence affects all parts of society, the response to sexual violence is comprehensive. The responses can be categorized as:
Counseling, therapy and support group initiatives have been ...
Common assault
Common assault was an offence under the common law of England, and has been held now to be a statutory offence in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is committed by a person ...
Mayhem (crime)
Mayhem is a criminal offense consisting of the intentional maiming of another person.Under the common law of England and Wales and other common law jurisdictions, it originally consisted of the intent...