Nearly half of rape victims were previously sexually abused or assaulted, according to a survey among 300 rape victims by the Center Sexual Violence Utrecht
A 33-year-old man from Dronten was arrested on Sunday night in connection with the sexual assault of a teen girl from Kampen, the police announced on Monday. He is suspected of pulling the 17-year-old girl off her bicycle and raping her.
A 17-year-old girl was pulled off her bicycle and raped along Flevoweg in Kampen during the early ours of Sunday morning. The perpetrator fled the scene and is still at large.
A 27-year-old woman was attacked and assaulted in a bicycle tunnel under Zandzuigerstraat in Den Bosch on Thursday night. Passersby found her lying on the ground, wounded and with torn clothes, and called the emergency services
A French man arrested for sexually assaulting an 8-year-old Dutch girl on a campsite in Ardeche, France, gave the police a partial confession. He admitted that he "touched" the girl, but denies raping her
The court in Arnhem sentenced a 25-year-old teacher from Nijmegen to one mandatory day in prison for sexually abusing his students. The teacher was also given the maximum community service of 240 and a conditionally suspended prison sentence of 199 days
On Wednesday the police arrested a 39-year-old man from Leeuwarden for a "serious sexual offense" against an elderly woman in a seniors' apartment building on Europaplein, the police said in a statement.
Bystanders rescued a 21-year-old woman from sexual assault by a drugged up man on the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal on Saturday night. The perpetrator was handed over to the police and arrested
Right-wing neighborhood watch group Soldiers of Odin (SOO) announced on Facebook that the turned a criminal asylum seeker over to the police in Groningen on Sunday. The police responded to a report and found a beaten up man at the scene. So far no arrests were made.
The police arrested a suspect in connection with a sexual assault in Amsterdam-Noord on April 16th. The suspect, a 28 year old form Amsterdam, was arrested on Tuesday.
Students of fourteen Amsterdam dorm-style housing complexes feel unsafe in their homes, student union AVSA concludes based on reports recorded at the Student Hotline for Unsafe Housing
The police are urgently looking for witnesses that can provide any information on a sexual assault in Amsterdam on Saturday morning. A young woman was attacked by a masked man on Benedenlangs in Noord at around 8:15 a.m.
Reports of sexual abuse in schools are increasing, the Education Inspectorate announced on Wednesday. A total of 112 reports were received in the 2014/2015 school year, compared to 86 reports in the previous year. Dutch parliamentarians are shocked by these figures.
The police released video footage and information about a sexual assault that happened just off a bike path on H.J.E. Wenckebachweg in Amsterdam during the early morning hours of January 28th. They hope that information from the public will lead to the perpetrator's arrest.
Kas van R., better known as the Nijmegen peeping tom, was sentenced to six years in prison by the court in Arnhem on Tuesday. He stood trial for molesting, assaulting, threatening and raping seven young women between 2012 and 2014
The police in the German city of Rheine are looking for a Dutchman who they believe stuck stickers on German women's breasts on Monday last week. He is suspected of sexual assault
A 63-year-old grandfather acting as a babysitter was found guilty by a court in Den Haag for sexually abusing at least seven children including his own grandchildren. The court sentenced him to eight years in prison, without the possibility of early release.
A series of incidents, the most serious of which a girl being sexually assaulted last week, has left the residents of student dorm on H.J.E Wenckebachweg in Amsterdam-Oost feeling insecure in their own homes.
A 39 year old man from Nijmegen, known as the Nijmegen peeping tom, is appearing in the court in Arnhem on Tuesday. He is suspected of raping five women, fornicating with an underage girl, and holding a 7th victim hostage in her home for a short time. In the court the suspect denied being involved in the rapes. "I never did anything with violence. And I've never been convicted for that", he said
A further investigation into reports that two asylum seekers sexually assaulted several young women in Almere will be done after a third woman reported being assaulted to the police, the Public Prosecutor announced on Thursday.
Two asylum seekers will appear in the Lelystad court on February 9th on suspicion that they sexually assaulted two girls in Almere in September last year. One of the suspects was involved in two assaults, the other in one
In response to the mass sexual assaults in Cologne over New Year's, the PVV plans to hand out "resistance spray" to women so that they can protect themselves from attacks by "Islamic testosterone bombs". The spray contains a dye that will stain an attacker's skin and clothing. It is a legal alternative to banned pepper spray, ANP reports.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte implored on asylum seekers to conform to the Dutch way of life if they want to make the Netherlands their home. On this their can be “no compromise,” he said at the press conference following his weekly cabinet meeting.
The remarks made by the mayor of Cologne about the very high number of sexual assaults in the German city during New Year's lead to fierce criticism from Dutch politicians. Mayor Henriette Reker suggested that women should keep strangers "at arms length to avoid sexual harassment". Dutch Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher calls this statement "completely the wrong signal" that creates the impression that the victims could have done something to stop it.