Peter Wright

14,113 Flips | 22 Magazines | 970 Likes | 6 Following | 189 Followers | @PeterWright7ulk | Interests: Soccer; Corporate Gov'nance of Australian Charity Org'ns;  Prevention of, and Recovery from, Childhood Trauma (including in an Institution)

My rapist was 15 – it’s never too early to start teaching children about consent

opinion<p>Winnie M Li is an author and activist. Her debut novel Dark Chapter is published by Legend Press.<p><b>When I read about the new plans for</b> …

Former Queensland chief justice Tim Carmody resigns

In a statement on Tuesday afternoon, Attorney-General announced Mr Carmody would be stepping down from September 10, 2019.


Teenager sentenced to detention for 'disgraceful' assault against Busselton Senior High School student

A teenager has been sentenced to immediate detention after pleading guilty to a violent assault against a fellow high school student in March.<p>The …


Child Protection Changes to Impact Charities and NFPs | PBA

Changes to child protection legislation in wake of the child sexual abuse royal commission will impact the way charities and not for profits deal …

Child Abuse

Youth assaulted on way to school


Two-third of child sexual abuse survivors bear no physical injuries: Experts

Child sexual abuseThe rape of a 11-year-old girl in Chennai over a span of seven months has raised several questions including why her parents did …

Child Abuse

Early puberty in boys increases lifelong addiction risk, substance abuse problems | health

A new study suggests that boys experiencing early puberty are at a higher risk for substance use than those who attain puberty later.<p>Researchers at …


What we have learned from the ACE study: What it means for seniors

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) have life-course implications for future health, mental health and more. Abuse prevention efforts, interventions …

Mental Health

Former athletes sue USA Diving over allegations of sexual abuse

Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them.<p>The federal lawsuit, filed last week, names Indianapolis-based USA Diving, Inc, the Ohio State University Diving Club and Will …

Ohio State University

Matildas name 16-year-old in squad for Tournament of Nations defence

The Matildas are set to blood a 16-year-old bolter when they defend their Tournament of Nations crown in the United States – one of their last formal warm-ups before next year’s Women’s World Cup.<p>Amy Sayer is the only uncapped player in coach Alen Stajcic’s 20-strong squad for the tournament, which …


Westfield Matildas squad named for Tournament of Nations defence

<b>Westfield Matildas Head Coach Alen Stajcic today revealed the 20-player squad selected to defend Australia’s Tournament of Nations (ToN) crown in the</b> …


Daycare owner gets probation for trying to kill child

Karia must follow court-ordered mental health treatment and will be on electronic home monitoring for at least two months.

Mental Health

Phoenix PD: Mother broke bones of 2-month-old boy

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Thursday, July 12 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:53:00 GMT<p>Have you ever seen a white …


Mother Teresa group Missionaries of Charity under investigation for baby trafficking

India has instructed all its state governments to conduct an immediate inspection of all childcare homes run by the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman …


Protesters at Jehovah's Witnesses convention in Vancouver demand action against alleged abuse

A small group of protesters spoke out against alleged abuse within the Jehovah's Witnesses at one of the religious group's annual conventions in …

Jehovah's Witnesses

Why Jim Jordan Denies Knowledge of Sexual Abuse at Ohio State

“Politics has never been a place for sissies,” Jim Jordan told an Ohio sports magazine a few years back. For a quarter-century, since he first won a …

Same-sex Marriage

Ex-wife of former One Nation adviser says being grilled over her rape 're-traumatised' her

The woman who endured rape and assault by disgraced One Nation adviser Sean Black has gone public with her gruelling experience of trying to seek …

Domestic Violence

Bismarck mother arrested after biting child

<b>BISMARCK, N.D. -</b> Bismarck Police arrested a woman Sunday night after she was accused of scratching and biting a child.<p>Court documents say 39-year-old …


Detroit mom faces charges after baby dies in flooded basement

A Detroit woman has been charged in the death of her 11-month-old daughter, who fell through a hole in an upper floor bedroom and drowned in a …


Jackson Co. Mom Charged in Sex Abuse Case

Marianna, Fla. - A Jackson County mom is facing child abuse charges following several incidents with her two teenage daughters including allowing her …


Mother sentenced for being boyfriend's accomplice in abuse of son

Video<p>SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- A mother accused of child abuse was sentenced in court on Monday.<p>Monday, she pleaded for leniency but the judge did …


Older kids who abuse animals much more likely to have been abused themselves

Behavior less common among girls than it is among boys, evidence suggests<p>Older children who abuse animals are two to three times as likely to have …

Animal Abuse

Forcing priests to report abuse not a breach of human rights: Watchirs

Under the territory's expanded reportable conduct scheme, priests in Canberra will be required to report child abuse to the ACT Ombudsman.

Human Rights

Two charged in Perry County in child abuse case

Two children have been removed from a Perry County home after police say they suffered physical and sexual abuse.<p>Between Sept. 3, 2016, and March 31, …


Woman charged with child abuse

A 44-year-old woman is accused of physically abusing a three-year-old girl and was charged with child abuse.Read More...


The shocking child abuse statistic Australia should be ashamed of

When we were growing up, my mum used to say to my sister and I that there was no substitute for a safe, happy childhood. We’d roll our eyes before …

Mental Health

Mother swapped beds to let husband rape their daughter to ‘get it out of his system’

A woman has revealed that her mother allowed her father to rape her over a six-year period when she was a child.<p>She said that her mum left her …


Huddersfield academic criticises loophole that may have saved neglect victim Jordan Burling

An expert in protecting vulnerable children says West Yorkshire teenager Jordan Burling would have survived if it wasn’t for a loophole that meant …


Australian economy losing billions due to companies deliberately going broke, PwC finds

Phoenixing by companies that deliberately go broke has a direct cost of up to $5bn a year on business, employees and government, including a whopping $3bn owed to other businesses, a PwC report says.<p>Phoenixing is the deliberate and systematic liquidation of a company to avoid liabilities such as …


Discarded dirt tipped to generate more than $1b for miner

A mining operation on Tasmania's west coast will soon breathe again after ceasing production, with work set to start on extracting gold, silver, lead …