Sexual intercourse

Tens of Thousands Protest in Paris against a New In Vitro Fertilization Law

Tens of thousands protested in Paris against a new law on in vitro fertilization. It will give women under the age of 43 access to state-funded procedures, regardless of their marital status and sexual orientation. Currently, only heterosexual couples have access to the procedures.

Bulgarian Woman is Chosen for a Global Initiative for Women Entrepreneurs in the Field of Technology

On March 8 - International Women's Day, the non-governmental organization Reach for Change launched the global initiative Bridgit, which aims to overcome digital inequality between men and women. 11 women - social entrepreneurs from Europe and Africa will get support to develop their digital solutions that increase access to information technology for women and girls.

36 suspects arrested in several separate raids

The MUP made the announcement on Tuesday.

According to a press release, the crimes in question include extortion, inflicting grave bodily harm, endangering safety, coercion, persecution, abuse, torture, sexual intercourse with a helpless person, sexual intercourse with a child, neglect and abuse of a minor, and illegal sexual acts.

'Sexual abuse' draft law seeks harsh penalties for minors: University professor

A new draft law over cases of sexual abuse against children is problematic, as minors under the age of 15 could also receive a sentence of eight to 15 years for engaging in sexual acts with each other, according to Istanbul University Prof. Dr. Adem Sözüer.

Adding to the trauma

Existing legal procedures in the handling of child victims of sexual abuse in Greece take too long and are potentially traumatizing in and of themselves, while the quality of psychological support made available to the victims of sexual abuse or assault leaves a lot to be desired.

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