sex crime

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a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat

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If you have been a victim of a sex crime, call Rape Crisis Scotland on 08088 01 03 02 or visit www.
The inspectorate's report, published yesterday, found that 12 per cent of victims "disengaged" from the justice process after initially reporting a sex crime.
NEW ORLEANS -- In the latest blow to New Orleans' troubled Police Department, a city inspector general's report claims five detectives failed to do substantial investigation of more than 1,000 cases of sex crimes and child abuse -- with one detective being cited for stating a belief that simple rape should not be considered a crime.
Indonesia's health minister has proposed the introduction of chemical castration to punish pedophiles in the world's most populous Muslim nation, following a string of headline-grabbing child sex crimes.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Most perpetrators of sex crimes at US military bases in Japan have not been going to prison for their offenses, a report said.
Such is the stigma attached to sex crimes the justice system should not always release the names of those who might be entirely innocent.
The Government can't be allowed to peddle excuses - sex crime is one of the most deplorable scourges of our time and it has to be stopped.
Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, will learn on Wednesday whether he is to be extradited to Sweden to face sex crime allegations.
Wisconsin isn't the first state to make detaining a minor a sex crime.
The convention of not naming rape accusers is a relic of the Victorian period, when rape and other sex crimes were being codified and reported in ways that prefigure our own era.
Home Secretary David Blunkett rejected the idea of reintroducing anonymity for sex crime defendants in last year's Sexual Offences Act.
The research shows that two-thirds of those arrested for any Internet sex crime against a minor had images of child pornography "of a serious nature" on their computers.
More than 5 percent of these sex offenders were rearrested for another sex crime within three years.
LEAFY Glengormley on the outskirts of north Belfast is at the heart of Ulster's shock capital for sleaze and sex crime, Sunday People can reveal.
The revised law also allows sex crime victims to be screened off if they opt to give testimony in the main courtroom to protect their privacy.