Photographer under investigation after photos of orgy emerge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei District Prosecutor's Office is investigating a famous photographer for sexual harassment, sexual assault and prostitution after numerous photos h...

Canadian gymnastics coach charged with sexual offenses

SARNIA, Ontario (AP) — Gymnastics Canada's women's national team director faces multiple sex-related charges. Sarnia Police said Dave Brubaker was charged Friday with one count of in...

China vows improvements after kindergarten abuse scandal

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese official has vowed to make improvements following a scandal involving abuse of kindergarten students. Vice Education Minister Tian Junxue said Thursday that ...

Chinese police say teacher pricked children at kindergarten

BEIJING (AP) — Police say a teacher at a Beijing kindergarten pricked children with needles as punishment but an investigation found no evidence of sexual exploitation. Chinese media...

Bipartisan group of lawmakers targets 'revenge porn' online

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of lawmakers is intent on combating online sexual exploitation as allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior continue to stack up against prominent members of Co...

Teacher sentenced for sexually abusing 11-year-old student 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An elementary school teacher in Taichung has been sentenced to nine years in prison after being convicted of sexual assault, engaging in sex with a minor, and forced obsce...

UN chief warns that traffickers may be guilty of war crimes

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says terrorist groups and criminals are capitalizing on conflict to exploit innocent civilians sexually and physically, which may constitu...

3 pastors accused of luring teen girls, paying for sex

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Three pastors worked together to entice teen girls to have sex, often for money, and shared photos and videos of the girls, federal prosecutors said. One founded ...

UN reports 31 new allegations of sex abuse and exploitation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says there are 31 new allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation against U.N. peacekeepers and civilians working for U.N. agencies during the three-month period from J...

The Latest: Brother of Vegas shooter held in child porn case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a brother of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock in a child pornography case (all times local): 10:30 a.m. A felony com...

Oscars org won't be an 'inquisitorial court,' president says

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film academy president John Bailey says that although the organization intends to be a strong voice in changing the culture of sexual exploitation in the movie business that it will...

UN chief to urge world leaders to prevent sexual abuse

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has invited world leaders to a special event Monday on preventing sexual exploitation and abuse — an issue that has left a black mark on the U....

UN: More than ¾ of Europe-bound youth migrants report abuse

GENEVA (AP) — More than three out of four of migrants aged 14-24 report being subjected to forced labor, sexual abuse and other forms of exploitation while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea fr...

Bikini baristas sue Washington city over dress code law

SEATTLE (AP) — Seven bikini baristas and the owner of a chain of the coffee stands called "Hillbilly Hotties" sued the city of Everett, Washington, on Monday, saying two recently passed ordinances ban...

Child sex convictions spark UK debate about race and abuse

LONDON (AP) — Britain is wrestling with a volatile nexus of crime, race and religion, after 18 people were convicted of sexually abusing women and girls as young as 15. One woman and...