While the protection of lifelong anonymity for complainants in sexual offences, regardless of the outcome of any police investigation, is enshrined in law, no equivalent protection exists for suspects.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said he was "appalled" to learn of Epstein's apparent suicide in federal custody.
Two women who say they're living with Kelly attended his arraignment on Tuesday and sat in the front row.
The judge is expected to rule on Thursday whether the 66-year-old financier and registered sex offender should get bail.
Some say Epstein was the subject of a sweetheart prosecution deal after authorities investigated alleged sex with underage victims.
The five men were sentenced to nine years in jail but were cleared of rape in a case that has gripped Spain.
A Brazilian faith healer accused of sexually abusing more than 300 women has handed himself in to police.
Brazilian faith healer Joao Teixeira de Faria turns himself into police to face sex abuse charges. He denies the claims made by more than 300 women.
Fifteen young Brazilian transsexuals in the southeastern city of Murcia have been rescued from a sex trafficking ring, which forced them into prostitution through physical abuse and threats of black magic.
New York Judge Jame Burke has dismissed a major charge in the criminal case against Harvey Weinstein, regarding accusations made by Lucia Evans. Evans was a 21-year-old college student in 2004 when she claims Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex when the met alone in his office
Judges will be obliged to impose the measure on almost all those convicted of sexual offences against vulnerable victims.
The couple were found guilty of rape, aggravated sexual assault of children, forced prostitution and distribution of child pornography between May 2015 and August 2017.
Tens of thousands of South Korean women have been taking part in a mass protest in Seoul against secretly-filmed spycam pornography.
Children seeking to cross into France via northern Italy are being forced to sell sex in exchange for a safe crossing, food or a place to sleep, according to a new report by Save the Children Italy.
A Spanish soldier found guilty of sexually abusing an 18-year-old woman along with four men known as the “Wolf Pack” is back on active duty, Spain’s military authorities announced.
Philip Wilson is the most senior Catholic in the world to be convicted of the offense. The 67-year-old was convicted in May of not disclosing the information of abuse to police of another priest in 1970's.
Feminists groups in Spain are making life uncomfortable for the convicted five men in the Pamplona 'Wolf Pack' case by posting pictures of their faces around Seville.
It is the eighth country in western Europe to pass such legislation.
Florida is going through a sex-trafficking epidemic where women with drug addictions are being bought by traffickers through fraudulent treatment centres. Learn more about Florida's body snatchers in this week's NBC Left Field.
After the bill failed in parliament the equalities minister was accused of breaking a promise that any adult who has sex with a child will be charged with rape.
Cardinal Pell's lawyers have previously said he would plead not guilty to all charges, the details of which have not been made public.
The former Manchester City coach has been convicted of assaulting 43 boy players, mainly in the 1980s - amid a series of abuse claims that have shaken the sport.
The case comes amid growing concern about sexting among school children and revenge porn.
Several women accusing Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct have spoken out about what they say they endured
Progressive Iceland is not immune to sexual predators or misconduct, and spurred by the #MeToo campaign, women, (and some men), are taking action for change.
Brazilian football player Robinho has been sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually assaulting an Albanian girl in a disco when he played for AC Milan.
Director Ridley Scott elects to reshoot scenes featuring the accused actor ahead of the scheduled release in December.