sex crimes

Colombia’s ombudsman resigns as evidence of sexual harassment piles up
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jan 28, 2016 Leave a comment

Colombia’s ombudsman resigns as evidence of sexual harassment piles up

Colombia’s ombudsmen threw the towel in the ring late Wednesday amid piling evidence he allegedly sexually harassed his secretary and bullied subordinates.

Instead of resigning over sexual harassment claims, Colombia’s ombudsman sacks assistant
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jan 27, 2016 2 comments

Instead of resigning over sexual harassment claims, Colombia’s ombudsman sacks assistant

Instead of resigning, Colombia’s ombudsman fired his assistant ombudsman on Tuesday amid piling accusations that the ombudsman sexually harassed and bullied subordinates.

Colombia’s Ombudsman says ‘sexual harassment’ was consensual
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jan 25, 2016 Leave a comment

Colombia’s Ombudsman says ‘sexual harassment’ was consensual

Now facing criminal charges over alleged sexual harassment, Colombia’s Ombudsman said Sunday that photos of private parts sent to his personal secretary were sent with consent.

Colombia’s Ombudsman sexually harassed several subordinates: Report
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jan 24, 2016 Leave a comment

Colombia’s Ombudsman sexually harassed several subordinates: Report

Colombia’s ombudsman, who has already been facing accusations of workplace harassment, on Sunday was accused of the sexual harassment of multiple employees.

Colombia finally hearing victims of sexual violence
Posted by Richard McColl on Dec 16, 2015 Leave a comment

Colombia finally hearing victims of sexual violence

Maria’s terror at the hands of her captor ended when he committed suicide. Leonor is still receiving psychological treatment having endured years as a sex slave.

Colombia’s National Police chief investigated over sexual harassment claim
Posted by Grace Brown on Nov 4, 2015 Leave a comment

Colombia’s National Police chief investigated over sexual harassment claim

Colombia’s Inspector General on Tuesday announced he would open an investigation into allegations that the country’s director of the National Police sexually harassed a male subordinate.

81% of child sexual abuse cases in Colombia never make it to court
Posted by Grace Brown on Oct 29, 2015 3 comments

81% of child sexual abuse cases in Colombia never make it to court

Colombia’s court system has been unable to rule in four out of five cases involving the sexual abuse of minors, according to local media.

Father sentenced to 23 years for sexually abusing 11 daughters
Posted by Grace Brown on Oct 22, 2015 1 comment

Father sentenced to 23 years for sexually abusing 11 daughters

A man from northeast Colombia was sentenced to 23 years in prison on Wednesday for sexually abusing his 11 daughters.

Colombia’s supreme court condemns Catholic Church for priestly sex abuse
Posted by EFE on Oct 11, 2015 Leave a comment

Colombia’s supreme court condemns Catholic Church for priestly sex abuse

The Catholic Church lost its first civil case in Colombia for sex abuse, with the Supreme Court ruling that the institution cannot separate itself from the abuse committed by one  Full Article »

‘One of world’s largest child porn distributors’ captured in Colombia
Posted by Claire Dennis on Oct 8, 2015 9 comments

‘One of world’s largest child porn distributors’ captured in Colombia

Colombia police said Thursday it has arrested one of the largest distributors of child pornography in the world.

Catholic Church pedophile enjoys new life in Colombia
Posted by Grace Brown on Sep 17, 2015 7 comments

Catholic Church pedophile enjoys new life in Colombia

A former priest in the US accused of pedophilia was found to have escaped charges, becoming a high-profile priest and a senior member of staff at a university in Colombia’s northern  Full Article »

Colombia women’s rights groups want more probes into sexual abuse by the military
Posted by Fletcher Berryman on Sep 8, 2015 1 comment

Colombia women’s rights groups want more probes into sexual abuse by the military

Women’s rights groups in Colombia are pressing their country’s government to investigate cases of sexual violence committed by the military and its now-defunct paramilitary allies.

Colombia captures Venezuela’s ‘modelling monster’
Posted by Grace Brown on Aug 18, 2015 3 comments

Colombia captures Venezuela’s ‘modelling monster’

Authorities in northern Colombia arrested an alleged serial child abuser who had become known in his home country Venezuela as “the modelling monster.”

Bogota bus driver sexually assaulted inside bus
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 24, 2015 Leave a comment

Bogota bus driver sexually assaulted inside bus

Unknown men have sexually assaulted a female bus driver in Bogota, Police from Colombia’s capital said Friday.

Nobel Women seek better care for Colombia sex abuse victims
Posted by EFE on Jul 22, 2015 Leave a comment

Nobel Women seek better care for Colombia sex abuse victims

Six Nobel Prize winners, led by America’s Jody Williams, wrote a letter supporting the action being taken by five organizations demanding that victims of sexual violence in Colombia be guaranteed  Full Article »

Colombia commemorates women victims of sexual violence
Posted by Talor Gruenwald on May 26, 2015 1 comment

Colombia commemorates women victims of sexual violence

Colombia celebrated its first National Day for the Dignity of Women Victims of Sexual Violence on Monday in an attempt to bring attention to the sexual violence suffered by women as a  Full Article »