Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sexual assault

Feb 23, 2017

Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sexual assault

A doctor who specialized in treating female gymnasts at Michigan State University and through the elite USA Gymnastics organization was charged Wednesday with sexual assault. Online records show Dr. Larry Nassar is facing nine charges in Ingham County, including first-degree criminal sexual conduct in ...

Minnesota players boycott over bans on teammates

Dec 17, 2016

Minnesota players boycott over bans on teammates

The University of Minnesota football team is threatening to boycott one of the nation’s top second-tier bowl games over the suspension of 10 players accused of participating in a sexual assault. Prosecutors decided there was not enough evidence to file criminal charges, and the ...

Dec 3, 2016

Ex-Chelsea player speaks out on sexual assault

A former Chelsea player said he was paid £50,000 ($77,500) by the Premier League club to “keep a lid” on sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of its former chief scout. Gary Johnson, who is now 57, told the Daily Mirror newspaper he ...

Jul 31, 2016

Mother and daughter allege gang-rape in India

A mother and her teenage daughter were allegedly gang-raped in a field after being dragged from their car outside New Delhi, police said on Sunday, India’s latest brutal sexual attack. A gang of robbers allegedly stopped the family’s car along a busy highway early ...

Germany lawmakers debate 'no means no' rape law

Jul 7, 2016

Germany lawmakers debate 'no means no' rape law

German lawmakers debated a bill Thursday that will make it easier for victims of sex crimes to file criminal complaints if they rejected their attacker’s advances with a clear “no.” The law currently requires victims to show that they physically resisted attack before charges ...

South Koreans march to protest woman's stabbing death

May 21, 2016

South Koreans march to protest woman's stabbing death

Hundreds of South Koreans marched in one of Seoul’s busiest leisure districts on Saturday to protest the stabbing death of a 23-year-old woman. Her death has struck a nerve in a country where, despite its reputation for being relatively safe, many women say they ...