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Substitute teacher accused of having sex with student in cemetery

Easton - While female teachers caught having sex with students is far from unusual these days, a 49-year-old Easton, Pennsylvania substitute teacher was caught by a police officer having sex with a 17-year-old boy in a cemetery in the middle of the day.

Op-Ed: Ghomeshi, rape, and the lesson learned

Toronto - This is the time when emotions are high, and accusations are thrown around with the velocity of a Major League fastball. Teams are created and loyalties are rigidly set. Jian Ghomeshi is a rapist; he is innocent, his acquittal was a gross injustice.

German mayor blames young girls for 'provoking' migrants

The mayor of a small German town caused outrage when he suggested young girls should not provoke migrants by passing a refugee centre while walking to school.

Canadian Military members confidentially report sexual assault

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), has opened the Sexual Misconduct Response Centre (SMRC) to fight sexual assault within its ranks.

New Mexico: Why 5,341 untested rape kits are a nationwide problem

After repeated complaints from victim advocates about the burgeoning backlog in testing sexual assault evidence kits in New Mexico, the state's Department of Public Safety began surveying police agencies in order to find out how big the backlog really is.

Calgary: Federal Court judge faces review in sex assault case

Calgary - A former Calgary provincial court judge faces disciplinary action that may range from reprimand to possible dismissal for comments he made to an alleged victim during a sexual assault trial last year, according to the Canadian Judicial Council.

Aid agencies accused of not supporting sexually assaulted workers

Bentiu - Female international aid agency workers have accused employers of ignoring requests for help after sexual assault. One worker in Bentiu, South Sudan said she was fired for criticizing her agency's lack of support.

Nearly one in four college women sexually assaulted: Survey

Almost one quarter of all female college students have experienced sexual assault or unwanted fondling or kissing during their time in school, according to a national survey released on Monday.

Girl's sex abuse not detected despite 2 abortions before age 13

Winnipeg - The repeated sexual assault of a Winnipeg girl who had been impregnated by her stepfather twice and had two abortions before she was 13 raises questions about why her abuse had gone undetected.

Family members beat 14 yr old girl, induce abortion

Dallas - A total of five people have been arrested for brutally beating a 14 year old girl for several hours in order to induce an abortion. The girl was allegedly raped by a family member.The assault took place in Dallas, Texas.

Woman bites attacker's tongue during sex assault, gets DNA sample

A courageous woman from a town north of London, England described to a television interviewer Monday how she managed to get DNA evidence from a man who was sexually assaulting her. Adele Barber bit into his tongue, hard, actually biting off a piece.

Op-Ed: Want to end rape culture on campus? Dismantle the Greek system

As America continues to grapple with the alleged "rape culture" on college campuses, schools and the Greek system have been forced to alter their policies...but is the Greek system itself an incubator of rape culture?

Prince Andrew facing allegations of sexual abuse

British Royal Prince Andrew has been named in a United States sexual abuse case involving minors. Initial word from Buckingham Palace says that "suggestion of impropriety with underage minors is categorically untrue."

Op-Ed: Rape, use of force, and torture: 2014's autumn of tough questions

A perfect storm is brewing this autumn over three agonizingly difficult questions: Responsibility in our alleged "rape culture," appropriate police use of force, and the alleged torture committed by the CIA. What does this mean for, and about, America?

Canadian man convicted of sexual assault on 103-year-old woman

A man in Canada, was convicted by a court in Winnipeg of sexually assaulting a 103-year-old woman in a nursing home. He had an excuse, it was just a hug, he said, but witnesses say they saw him stick a hand down her top and pants.

Lady Gaga tells Howard Stern she was raped 9 years ago

New York - Lady Gaga was sexually assaulted at the outset of her music career, the grammy-award winning artist revealed Tuesday in an interview with Howard Stern.

Father of brothers charged in horrific sex assault attacks media

The father of Calgary brothers charged in a horrific sex assault case lashed out at media today. The irate man swore at media and swung his arm out at Global reporter Nancy Hixt as she tried to question him about his sons.

Sexual assault: Man charged bizzare assaults on female feet

York Regional Police in Toronto have arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with a series of assaults on women and their feet. The alleged assaults have all taken place in the past eight days.

51-year-old man, guilty of raping a 5-year-old girl, blames her

A 51-year-old Ohio man who plead guilty to raping a five-year-old girl tried to change his plea during sentencing. He didn't deny he had oral sex with her — the change was that he was no longer taking the blame for it. It was her fault, he said.

Calgary brothers named and charged in brutal sexual assault

Two brothers who Calgary police have in custody have today been named and charged in a prolonged and brutal sexual assault of a young teen Friday night that lasted until the next morning. The brothers were taken into custody early Saturday morning.

California considers 'yes means yes' sex law

Sacramento - In what would become the first of its kind, California state legislators are weighing the establishment of a ground-breaking sexual consent law.

Rapist nabbed 3 years later after friend request to victim

Palma De Mallorca - Three years ago a French woman was attacked and raped on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Her attacker was never found, until now, when he sent the victim a friend request on a social network.

High ranking Australian Catholic Bishop arrested on sex charges

A senior Roman Catholic Bishop who is head of the Australian Defence Force military diocese, has been arrested by Western Australian police and charged with sexual assault.

Toronto woman reports sexual assault after answering Kijiji ad

Toronto - A woman alleges she was sexually assaulted after responding to a job ad posted on Kijiji. Police are advising people how to protect themselves when answering online ads.

Billionaire who sexually assaulted stepdaughter gets 4 months

Racine - A billionaire who confessed to repeatedly molesting his stepdaughter starting when she was 12 years old was sentenced by a Wisconsin judge to four months behind bars, and will be eligible for release after just 60 days.

Calgary teacher charged with sexual assault back behind bars

Calgary - Jennifer Mason, 30, had her bail revoked after it was alleged she breached the terms of her bail. She was granted bail after she was charged with having a sexual relationship with a former student.

Edmonton Slut Walk seeks to end victim blaming Special

Edmonton - Consent was the word of the day at the fourth annual Edmonton Slut Walk on May 31, where around 200 people rallied and marched.

White House task force draws attention to campus sexual assault

Columbus - All parents are concerned with the safety of their children who are away at college. Campus life is such an incredible experience; it can be forgotten than there are predators on campus.

Three B.C. men charged in brutal attacks on sex trade workers

Surrey - Three men in their early 20s face a total of 17 charges arising from assaults of two sex trade workers in 2012 in Surrey, B.C.

Canadian soldier charged with 10 sexual offences

Petawawa - A 31-year-old infantryman stationed at CFB Petawawa is in custody facing charges. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) believe there may be more victims.
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