At least 2.7 million children live in residential care worldwide and face increased risk of violence, abuse and long-term damage to their cognitive, social and emotional development, a United Nations study says, warning that “this is just tip of the iceberg.”

The sexual assault trial of Bill Cosby starting Monday in Montgomery County has been called the biggest Hollywood celebrity trial in the mobile news era.

But the Cosby court drama will not be televised. And don't expect live tweets or other updates while court is in session.

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Since the beginning of 2016, four lawmakers across the country have resigned or been expelled for inappropriate behavior toward women.

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The jury that will hear Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case was filling up quickly Tuesday as lawyers and prosecutors worked to select panelists who they believe would be favorable to their side.

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A Danish court has sentenced a 70-year-old man to 12 years in jail for having ordered the sexual assaults of Filipino children and young people to be broadcast online.

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An independent investigation into sexual misconduct at an elite New Hampshire prep school found credible allegations against 13 former faculty and staff, along with evidence the school failed to either protect students at the time or fully investigate their complaints when asked 17 years ago.

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Sexual violence is increasingly being used as “a tactic of terrorism” from Iraq, Syria and Yemen in the Middle East to Somalia, Nigeria and Mali in Africa, a top U.N. official said Monday.

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Wisconsin Department of Justice officials are providing firmer numbers of untested sexual assault kits sitting on police and hospital shelves.

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One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than tripled over the past decade, according to a federal study released Tuesday.

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The governor of New Jersey declined to sign a measure into law on Thursday that would have made the U.S. state the first to ban child marriage without exception.

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