HSE concern at sex assaults on residents of care centres
The HSE is drawing up a national policy on sexual assaults and harassment in nursing homes, residential and care centres amid concerns over delays in reporting cases and providing immediate care for victims.
Wicklow man who discussed having sex with children escapes jail time
A Wicklow man who engaged in text exchanges about having sex with children to impress several individuals has received a three-year suspended prison term.
Former Labour MP Paul Clark jailed over child rape videos
I kept telling myself to stop, ex-minister told police
Paedophile ex-GP from Taunton had 1.3million indecent images of children
A FORMER GP and paediatrician from Taunton caught with one of the largest hauls of child sexual abuse images the National Crime Agency (NCA) has…
Mum’s anguish as girl, 9, sexually assaulted in communal changing room
Edward Earnshaw, 27, ‘took advantage’ of the girl being alone in a cubicle, a court heard
Man (64) who had escaped prison sentence for sex assault on girl in hospital is jailed after assault on another girl in bus station
A widower who escaped a prison sentence for sexually assaulting a young girl in an Irish hospital was jailed after he admitted repeatedly rubbing himself against another terrified teenage girl in a bus station.
Schools can be shown photos of sex offenders seen acting suspiciously under new laws
Gardaí will soon be able to provide schools, colleges and crèches with photographs of registered sex offenders if they are seen acting suspiciously near their premises.
More gardaí facing probes for gender-based assault
The Minister for Justice has said that an unspecified number of gardaí are under investigation for gender-based assault.
Female doctors expose sexism and rape threats on the wards
Female doctors have launched a “surviving in scrubs” campaign to expose sexism and sexual assault in healthcare.The campaigners want the General Medical Council
Serial sex attacker jailed again after failing to leave the country
A man who trapped and attacked a woman before beginning to masturbate in front of her has been returned to jail for two years after failing to leave the country as a condition of his sentence.
Police officer who filmed woman getting changed in Primark avoids prison
PC Swaleh Chaudhry, of the Metropolitan Police, also had child abuse images in his home
Teacher Christopher Arnold filmed female colleague taking shower
An assistant head teacher at Hampton School was caught filming a colleague in a female-only shower room, a court heard
Greater Manchester Police detective charged with rape and child sex offences
DC Stephen Hardy has been suspended from duty
Mental health nurse spared jail after assaulting patient
A mental health nurse who sexually assaulted a vulnerable patient while working at a psychiatric hospital has been spared jail.Richard McLellan attacked the wom
Nurse sent explicit videos of himself to female colleagues
An NHS nurse bombarded female colleagues and students at the hospital where he worked with sexual images and videos, a court was told.Derek Revie, 53, left his victims disgusted and horrified after contacting them on Facebook and WhatsApp.He had worked for NHS Lanarkshire caring for hospital patient
‘I thought it was the end’: Man jailed for attempting to kidnap woman during her morning walk
Jeffrey Kelly (32) sentenced to nine years and further post release supervision over incident in Portadown in May 2020
Paedophile QC John Watt preyed on children of fellow lawyers
A former lawyer has been convicted of historical sex abuse against children.John Watt QC was extradited to Scotland from the US to face trial after targeting t
Martial arts instructor who sought to sexually exploit girls he trained jailed for four years
Man told one of the girls, then aged just 13 or 14, that he would like to have a baby with her and grew angry when advances were rejected
Edinburgh doctor jailed for raping student nurse
A doctor who raped a student nurse after contacting her through a dating site has been jailed for four years.Dr Manesh Gill, 39, carried out the sex attack on
Manesh Gill: Cheating GP raped student nurse after meeting on Tinder
A GP raped a student nurse moments after giving her a drink which caused her to drift in and out of consciousness. Dr Manesh Gill, 39, had met the woman on Tind
Met Police officer charged with rape of woman on Brighton beach
Senior officers acknowledge public concern after arrest of Sgt Laurence Knight, who is accused of carrying out the attack while off duty
Teacher charged with sexually assaulting four teenage schoolgirls
Muhammad Taimoor, who is employed at a school in Birmingham, is also accused of trafficking offences
Fine Gael TD Jennifer Carroll MacNeill’s bravery brought dark nightmare of online abuse into cold light of courtroom
With her tailored black trouser suit and careful grooming, Jennifer Carroll MacNeill might have looked every inch the confident politician as she took to the stand to tell the court the impact that internet harassment had on her well-being.
I was threatened with gang rape at Cambridge, says Stella Creasy
Stella Creasy, the Labour MP, has said she was threatened with gang rape at Cambridge by men who went on to become “high-flying” civil servants
Leading QC insulted Rape Crisis boss in lewd texts, hearing told
A leading QC said that he would “shag” the head of a Scottish rape charity “just to have something over her”, text messages submitted to an investigation revea
Paedophile jailed after trying to groom children on social media
Rachel Fenton of Manchester, who was living as a man when arrested, pleaded guilty to 21 offences
Tesco shopper caught performing sex act on himself in women’s toilets
Daniel Clift, aged 33, of Newcastle, was spared jail at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court
Why men have started watching porn in public
It isn’t currently against the law, but the habit is an act of aggression against women every bit as damaging as flashing
Police officer who pursued women he met on duty for sex jailed
Oliver Perry-Smith ‘abused his power’ by contacting vulnerable women and looking up their personal details
Instagram must start to tackle misogynist abuse
One night recently, while I was watching TV with my husband, my phone began to vibrate with a call from a man I didn’t know. His Instagram profile showed someo
Trans women can be excluded from single-sex toilets, watchdog rules
It is the first time guidance on this issue has been released
UK: Local Politician Who Campaigned For Gender Neutral Toilets Stands Trial on Child Sex Abuse
Former North East councillor accused of spending £10,000 to ‘groom’ his alleged victim
A MAN gave a harrowing account to jurors of the sexual abuse he claims he suffered at the hands of another man when he a teenager.
Met sergeant raped, beat and controlled two women
A Metropolitan Police sergeant who raped two women has been found guilty of gross misconduct. Paul Storey was named yesterday by the Met after he was found guil
GP convicted of indecent assault of teenage girl struck from medical register
Committee found allegations against Kevin Mulcahy amounted to professional misconduct
Man who took images of women by hiding cameras in bathrooms is jailed
Anthony Dunne (61) recorded video of a colleague at factory while she was using the shower
‘Adult baby’, 46, wore nappies as he abused children in Helensburgh
A HELENSBURGH man repeatedly abused two children by forcing them to play along with his bizarre fantasy that he was a three-year-old girl.
Trans father awaiting reassignment surgery is jailed for three years
Britnee Aitken, 47, from Rochdale, will have her treatment delayed after two girls said she molested them ten years ago when she identified as a truck recovery driver called Marcus.
Former badminton champion admits paying mothers to let him abuse their children
A FORMER Kerry badminton champion who admitted paying mothers to let him sexually abuse their children has been remanded in custody for sentencing next month.
Doctor accused of 66 sexual offences ‘regrets behaviour’
A doctor accused of sexually assaulting more than 50 female patients says he has “regret” about some of his behaviour while working in his surgery.Krishna Sin
‘Every woman police officer I know has been sexually assaulted by a colleague’
While the force has tried to pin a culture of toxic masculinity on a few ‘bad apples’, misogyny and abuse continues to blight the profession
Man who refused to stop staring at woman on train is jailed | ITV News
Dominik Bullock sat next to a passenger and began staring at her intently. When she asked him to stop as it was making her feel uncomfortable - he refused.
Pensioner arrested after dismembered body found
Surveillance footage showed a woman riding an electric wheelchair while sitting on a human leg.
Attempted sex-for-rent exploitation of Ukrainian refugees ‘abhorrent’
The ‘Irish Examiner’ discovered a property in Co Clare being offered for free to a ‘slim Ukrainian’ woman, with an expectation of sex
Daughters of paedophile and former rugby international David Tweed describe ‘monster behind the mask’
The daughters of convicted paedophile David Tweed have urged other survivors of incest and sexual and physical abuse to speak out to prevent their abuser from being protected by a wall of silence.
Woman’s ex lay in wait to tie her up and beat her in horror ordeal
The former partner of a woman broke into her home and terrorised her in a horrific ordeal that lasted for around 19 hours and then sent texts messages from her phone to try to blame her.
Stalker who hacked ex’s emails worked for Metropolitan Police
A married stalker who hacked his mistress’s emails after the breakdown of their fling is a former IT director for the Metropolitan Police.
Man jailed for carrying out solo sex acts in front of his teenage daughter
A judge has jailed a man who repeatedly carried out solo sex acts in front of his teenage daughter, including in her bedroom and in his car.
Police barred for sex abuse and domestic violence
A quarter of officers banned from policing because of gross misconduct were dismissed for sexual offences or domestic violence, new figures show.A report by the
Doctor working for police ‘inappropriately touched rape victim’
A doctor facing 84 sexual offences has been accused of inappropriately touching an alleged rape victim he was examining on behalf of the police. Krishna Singh
Primark security guard Zia Uddin jailed for making shoplifters perform sex acts
Doctor denies 84 sex crimes over 35 years
A doctor has been accused of more than 80 sex offences against women and girls spanning 35 years.Most of the allegations against Krishna Singh, 72, are said to

Ex-garda to go on trial for alleged sex assaults at station
A former garda in the west of Ireland has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on two occasions at a garda station, the Sunday Independent can reveal.
UCLA pays $244m to women allegedly assaulted by campus gynaecologist
The University of California has agreed to pay nearly $244 million in compensation to more than 200 women who allege they were sexually assaulted by a campus g
Scott Morrison apologises to ‘rape victim’ Brittany Higgins and for harassment culture in parliament
Australia’s prime minister has apologised for what he admitted was an unacceptable history of harassment, sexual assault and bullying within the parliament, including the alleged rape of a woman
Pope Francis tells nuns to fight back against sexist priests
Pope Francis has called on nuns to “fight” when they are treated like servants by priests and has warned that many religious women are suffering from burnout
Met Police officer jailed for secretly filming women while posing as airline pilot
Counter-terror detective targeted models while posing as a pilot called ‘Harrison’ who did photoshoots in his spare time
It is ‘all men’ who must now step up and speak out
Calling out unacceptable behaviour towards women is never easy but not impossible
RTE Claire Byrne Live: model Thalia Heffernan witnesses man commit lewd act at petrol station
Dublin model Thalia Heffernan has spoken of her revulsion after witnessing a man committing a lewd sexual act while she stopped at a petrol station forecourt over the Christmas break.
‘He was trying to open the passenger door of my car’ – Wicklow woman on terrifying incident at Dundrum traffic lights
A Wicklow woman has spoken out about a terrifying ordeal in which a man tried to get into her car while she was stopped at a red light in Dublin over the weekend.
MeToo moment for NHS as female surgeons speak out
As Philippa Jackson, a surgeon, prepared with colleagues for an emergency operation, one helped tie her theatre gown. He leaned in and told her that consenting to him tying her gown meant she consented to tying her up however he liked — before kissing the nape of her neck. It was part of a pattern o
Osteopath is struck off for twice kissing female patient
A senior osteopath who twice kissed a female patient with mental health issues and encouraged her to try an “open marriage” has been struck off
Police officer David Carrick to face further nine charges including six rapes
The 47-year-old now faces 29 charges alleged to have been committed against eight women between 2009 and 2020.
Sex Offenders Change Name to Avoid Detection - IBB Claims
Whatever steps are taken by government, institutions, organisations and individuals, to prevent paedophiles getting access to children and young people,...
Female jogger is raped on Streatham Common
The victim was running a route into Streatham Common via Streatham Common North Road at around 05:10 on Thursday December 23 when she was attacked by an unknown male.
Australia has been forced to face the truth about the gender-based violence lurking behind its ‘safe and happy’ facade | Chanel Contos
Brittany Higgins, Grace Tame and thousands of women across the country are demanding a better future, sometimes at great personal cost
Police Federation chief suspended over sexual misconduct claims
John Apter had criticised sexism in police ranks
Man who sexually assaulted woman 12 days into a suspended sentence is jailed
Liam Vickers was identified after gardaí canvassed local area and residents for CCTV
Heavy drinking blamed for ‘rampant sexual harassment’ in Australian parliament
Sexual harassment is rampant inside Australia’s parliament, an official inquiry has found, including cases of male MPs unwantedly kissing women and putting thei
Gynaecologist in Italy ‘cures’ his patients of HPV by having sex with them
A gynaecologist has been “curing” female patients by convincing them that they needed to have sex with him.Giovanni Miniello, 68, from the southern Italian
Teacher who sexually exploited 13-year-old girl banned for 30 years
Cian Cooney (36) of Ballymahon, Co Longford, had acknowledged he would not teach again
Creep unwittingly filmed himself setting up camera in Scots coffee shop toilets
Raymond Finlay could clearly be seen testing the device after attaching it to a pipe under a sink and facing the toilet at the Braco Coffee Shop.
Army’s former chief drum instructor jailed after assaulting teenage girls with drumsticks
The court heard that James Clark, the drum teacher of a Scottish boarding school, also had an ‘illicit affair’ with a teenage pupil
Heat on Policing Authority member over his protection decision at PSNI
Pressure is mounting on a member of the Policing Authority over his handling of an alleged sexual assault complaint while a senior member of the Police Service of Northern Ireland.Sinead McGrotty, a civilian member of the PSNI, has condemned Stephen Martin over cancelling measures put in place to pr
Women ‘at risk’ in mixed immigration centre
Female detainees were forced to mix with men with a history of sexual violence against women in an immigration centre due to Covid restrictions, a report has fo
Former Manchester councillor charged with sexual offences against underage girl
Carl Ollerhead will appear before magistrates on September 28
Sally Hayden: DRC sex abuse scandal speaks to a wider problem
Women described being offered jobs such as cooks and cleaners in return for sex
Crime commissioner accused of sex assault
A police and crime commissioner is under criminal investigation for an alleged serious sexual assault, the policing watchdog confirmed yesterday.Steve Turner, t
Women boycott nightclubs over spiking of drinks
Nightclubs were largely deserted on the busiest night of the week for students as thousands of women boycotted venues to raise awareness about spiking and sexu
Sex offenders failing to tell gardaí where they are is ‘tip of the iceberg’, says TD
Nearly 80 convicted sex offenders have failed to alert gardaí of their whereabouts or the aliases they are using in the past 12 months.
Irish Rail staff speak out: ‘I’m sick of seeing heroin being sorted out at the tables’
Strikes may be ahead as rail workers reach breaking point on anti-social behaviour
Serving Met Police officer charged with rape
Pc Adam Zaman, who is based on the East Area Command Unit, arrested after alleged incident in City of London
More gardaí expected to come forward to reveal barring orders
Force checking on live investigations into Garda members accused of domestic violence
Culture change is needed to end women’s terror of attack
Faced with ploughing through another pile of crime books depicting graphic violence against women, novelist Adam LeBor was prompted recently to wonder whether this fetishisation of brutality actually encouraged misogyny.
The threat of violence against women is not a problem they can solve on their own
All day, you’ve been working indoors in a stuffy office. In the evening, you decide to take some exercise and fresh air. Darkness is starting to fall, but it’s not particularly late. You’re strolling along, mind elsewhere, when suddenly your antennae start to twitch. Footsteps behi…
HSE pushed to reveal alleged sexual assaults in Donegal care home, families claim
Assaults on 18 intellectually disabled adults happened over 13-year period, report says
Police commissioner faces hundreds of complaints over comments after Sarah Everard murder
The office of Philip Allott has received 800 complaints after he said that women should ‘learn a bit’ about the legal process
‘Horrendous’: Dublin TD tells Liveline of ‘let’s rape her’ chants by young men on Dart
A Dublin TD has told RTÉ’s Liveline programme that chants of ‘let’s rape her’ which were shouted by a group on young men on the Dart epitomise “toxic masculinity”.
Construction worker (43) was caught watching woman in Burger King toilet
A man was arrested after he was caught watching a woman as she used the public toilets in a Dublin city centre fast food restaurant.
We have a long way to go before women feel An Garda Síochána are allies in the fight against gender-based violence
Aileen Malone, the mother of the late journalist Dara Quigley, received a significant letter in the post last week. Four years after Dara died by suicide, came a formal apology in writing from Garda Commissioner Drew Harris, expressing his sincere regret for the police misconduct that likely contrib…
Misogyny law to curb ‘epidemic of violence’
Last Thursday Helena Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws, a Scottish feminist and a QC, took part in a protest sparked by the murder in London of Sarah Evera
Sex claims against 2,000 police officers
Two thousand police have been accused of sexual misconduct, including rape, over the past four years.In nearly two thirds of cases officers accused of sexual vi
‘Hyperactive’ West Cork man jailed for sexual assault of teenage girl
As O’Donovan was being taken into custody by prison officers he said: ‘I want to go home. My brother is waiting for me’

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Met officer David Carrick remanded in custody on rape charge
A Metropolitan Police firearms officer from the unit that guards the prime minister has been remanded in custody after being accused of rape.PC David Carrick, 46, “emphatically denies” the rape of a


Sarah Everard murder: Killer and police shared abusive messages
Sarah Everard’s killer exchanged misogynistic, racist and homophobic material with colleagues who are now under criminal investigation, The Times has learnt.Five serving police officers, including
Women will never trust the police until they admit Sarah Everard’s murderer was no isolated ‘bad un’
Couzens abused his position to murder Sarah Everard but, despite what the Met Police may say, he’s far from the force’s only bad apple
Harassment will not be tolerated in the Defence Forces, says new Chief of Staff
‘Urgency and purpose’ needed to avoid repeat, Lieut Gen Seán Clancy tells troops
Gardaí criticised over handling of allegations against retired judge
Former Kerry judge James O’Connor named by TD under Dáil privilege
Semen Terrorism and South Korea’s Deeply Rooted Misogyny
Graham Dwyer: The prospect of release on a legal technicality, however slim, would be of great concern
The prospect of Graham Dwyer’s release from prison on a legal technicality could seriously undermine the State’s ability to protect the public in future.
Pipe band teacher ‘spanked girl with drumsticks’
A former member of a pupils’ pipe band has told how a teacher had “regularly” struck her on her buttocks with drumsticks and his hands at a Scottish boarding school.
Nervous? Women can smell it on you
Women become less trusting when they can smell fear because of their ancient role maintaining social networks, a study suggests.Researchers took sweat samples
Victims of spy camera officer still unknown
Six women remain unidentified among 50 victims who were filmed naked by a Scotland Yard detective who hid spy cameras at sham photoshoots.Detective Inspector N
Strangulation is not just some private kink
Violence towards women during sex is just good old-fashioned misogyny
Met officer admits secretly filming naked women - BBC News
Det Insp Neil Corbel hid cameras in tissue boxes, phone chargers and glasses to film his victims.
Irishman, ‘one of world’s largest facilitators’ of Child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US
Marques had been arrested in Dublin and extradited to the US in 2019.
Defence Forces have known about abuse of women personnel for 20 years
Women of Honour documentary confirms pattern of discrimination and violence continues
Crisis appointments at rape crisis centre tripled after first lockdown
Unprecedented levels of stress seen among survivors of sexual violence amid pandemic


Paedophile vicar who abused girl caught when wife found vile pictures
A judge at Leeds Crown Court handed Gordon Newton an extended prison sentence and told him: “You hold yourself as a man of God, but you are nothing. You are a hypocrite"
Indecent exposure charges filed against trans woman over L.A. spa incident
Prosecutors have filed charges against a transgender woman at the center of a viral video that sparked violent protests outside a Westlake spa.
Sex offending suspect claims transgender harassment in Wi Spa case
Darren Agee Merager, who spoke exclusively The Post, denies the allegations and says that she is actually the victim of transphobic harassment.
Sex offender handed 10 more years in prison
A convicted sex offender who attempted to rape a woman during a late-night attack in public has had ten years added to the lengthy prison term he is serving for
Predatory police officer had sex with vulnerable single mum on duty
Erling Leask, of Cowgate, abused his position of power and trust by having sex one victim and indecently assaulting another
The incel subculture is infecting young men and inciting unthinkable violence against women, so why is the threat of misogyny never taken seriously?
Jake Davison from Plymouth killed his mother, a three year old girl and other innocent bystanders before turning the gun on himself – but he isn’t the first male from the involuntary celibate (incel) community to do this.
Scout master who had affair with girl, 15, avoids jail
A Scout leader who had a sexual relationship with a schoolgirl has avoided jail after a sheriff said there was no suggestion his victim had not consented.Lewis Findlay, who led an Explorers troop, was 23 while the girl was 15.Falkirk sheriff court was told that the girl, who had known Findlay since
I hear footsteps behind me, I grab my keys. This is a story about ‘nothing’ happening – so why does it keep happening?
This is a story about nothing happening. Nothing at all. So it could all be in my head; an assumption, jumping to conclusions, an unwarranted response.
U.S. Justice Department probe found sexual abuse at New Jersey women’s prison
A U.S. Justice Department investigation found that prisoners were subjected to sexual abuse at a women’s prison in New Jersey, department lawyers said on Tuesday at a news conference to announce a settlement that calls for reforms at the facility.
Women-hating ‘incel’ extremists pose new threat
Jake Davison has become a cause célèbre for women-hating “incel” extremists across the world after his rampage in Plymouth.Members of the “involuntary celibate”
Australian swimmer who took ‘misogyny’ stance says it was worth missing Olympics
An Australian swimmer who opted out of the Tokyo Olympics to protest "misogynistic perverts" in the sport said Saturday her stance for cultural change was worth more than any medal. Madeline Groves, who won two silver medals at the Rio Olympics, stunned her teammates when she pulled out of…
Carer secretly filmed sexually assaulting patient - BBC News
Benjamin Poole, 21, is jailed for six years after admitting seven offences.
PSNI officer given two year sentence for exploiting vulnerable woman
Mark Goddard (36) pleaded guilty to disclosing information from police computer system
Almost a quarter of all convicted sex offenders in Ireland considered ‘high’ or ‘very high’ risk of reoffending
Nearly a quarter of all convicted sex offenders in Ireland are considered to be at a “high” or “very high” risk of reoffending, according to a new report.

‘Young Girl’ played by athletics coach sex abuser Eric Simpson
An athletics coach who played the pop hit Young Girl to teenagers who he subjected to sexual abuse has been jailed.Eric Simpson raped one girl and subjected four other victims to indecent assaults and lewd behaviour.Simpson, 73, had denied a string of offences during a trial at the High Court in Edi
Samaritans to start listening in to calls after ‘sex meet-ups’ claims
The Samaritans charity has introduced new safeguarding measures amid allegations of incidents of helpline volunteers meeting vulnerable callers for sex.The charity, which offers a helpline service to people in emotional distress or at risk of suicide, reportedly plans to monitor phone calls in futur