Child Abuse

Islamic schools in Pakistan plagued by child sex abuse, investigation finds

Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her nine-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she …

Pakistan

Priest in court over assaults on teen boys

A former Catholic priest has been extradited from New Zealand to Sydney and charged with historic child sex offences.

New Zealand

Roy Moore's comms director quits amid candidate's child sex abuse allegations

Follow @maggieserota<p>Just weeks before the special election for Alabama’s open Senate seat, embattled GOP candidate Roy Moore’s communications …

Roy Moore

Child sex abuse survivor wins campaign to end time restriction on compensation claims

Child sex abuse survivor Kirsty Pratt has put parts of her life on hold to walk up the steps of WA's Parliament House every sitting day she could …

AL Local Police Chief Suspended Over 'Sarcasm' About Jones, Child Sex Abuse

A local Alabama police chief was suspended without pay after making remarks he later claimed were “sarcasm,” accusing Democratic Senate candidate …

Child Welfare

Man charged with child abuse, murder after toddler dies at hospital

Christian Troy Clark, 23, of Rennert Road in Shannon, North Carolina, was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of felony …

Crime

Qld magistrate jailed for child abuse

A former Queensland magistrate who abused a young boy for almost 12 years has been jailed for nine years.<p>William John Randall, 69, was found guilty …

Crime

Delaware Day Care Owner Charged With Child Abuse

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — Police say the owner of a Delaware in-home day care has been arrested and charged with abusing children.<p>New Castle County …

Crime

Jurists raise concerns over rising number of child sexual abuse cases in Turkey

Eleven bar associations in Turkey have raised concerns over the rising number of child sexual abuse cases, in a statement released to mark Universal …

Turkey

One of Us: A Searing Look at Sexual Abuse in the Jewish Community

The stories of Etty, Ari, and Luzer – former Hasidic Jews who struggle mightily with their decision to leave their community – as featured in the …

Religion

Jehovah’s Witnesses Owe $2 Million for Hiding Info on Child Sex Abuse

When it comes to covering up the sexual abuse of children, the Catholic Church is <i>not</i> the only religion in the game.<p>The Jehovah’s Witnesses have been …

Religion

Were Any U.S.-Backed Afghan Troops Punished for Raping Kids? That’s Classified.

Two years after it was revealed U.S. forces in Afghanistan were discouraged from reporting child rapes by their Afghan counterparts, the Pentagon …

Afghanistan

Link - Olympic Gold: Child Abuse and Strong Families

Three very different, famous, stories, and only one bottom line:<p>Bottom line: Open communication and shared love in a family make a difference when …

Nearly 3,000 'non-recent' child sex abuse cases reported in four years

The PSNI has recorded more than 2,700 cases of 'non-recent' sex offences against children over the past four years, according to child protection …

UK News

US Troops Taught For Years Child Sex Abuse Is ‘Culturally Accepted’ In Afghanistan

U.S. troops deploying to Afghanistan were taught for years that child sex abuse is a “culturally accepted practice” in the country, and were provided …

explicit

Jurors weigh whether John Allen should die for locking Ame Deal in box that killed her

CLOSE<p>Case of Phoenix girl who died in footlocker<p>Attorneys wrapped up their final arguments Wednesday in the penalty phase of the John Allen murder …

Crime

Florida Mother Faces Child Abuse Charges for Holding Son’s Hand Over Hot Stove

A 29-year-old Miami mother is facing child abuse charges after her 6-year-old son was found to have had his hands burned from a stove.<p>PLUS: This Latina Sexual Abuse Survivor Wants Stronger Laws for Child Victims<p>The Colombian mother, <b>Miriam Rebolledo</b>, admitted to the cruel punishment, claiming she …

Crime

Shanghai women's group blamed for laxity in child abuse case

Four people were arrested for their alleged involvement in child abuse at a Shanghai day-care center, and the city's Women's Federation was blamed …

News (China)

Ohio is only state where police are not required to report child abuse

article<p>http://www.ajc.com/news/national/ohio-only-state-where-police-are-not-required-report-child-abuse/61ftfl7jU8k1NdqKtIisCI/<p>Anyone who works with …

Child Welfare

Rhode Island principal charged with failing to report child abuse

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island elementary school principal has been charged with failing to report child abuse.<p>Warwick police said Wednesday …

Rhode Island

Coleman Middle principal and Plant High assistant teacher resign following child abuse arrest

TAMPA — A South Tampa principal and assistant teacher both resigned Wednesday following their arrests on child abuse charges earlier this …

Crime

Children's charity say Scottish victims of child sex abuse are being failed

Research carried out by NSPCC Scotland shows that there is a lack of specialist services for children of primary school age and some local …

Child Welfare

Rotherham child sex abuse probe: Three men found guilty

<b>Three men have been found guilty of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in the first trial to come out of the National Crime Agency's investigation into historical abuse in Rotherham.</b><p>Sajid Ali, 38, Zaheer Iqbal, 40, and Riaz Makhmood, 39, were convicted by a jury at Sheffield Crown Court of a total …

Crime

New York woman who drowned 10-day-old son in bathtub faces second-degree murder charge

Jeremiah was reportedly found unresponsive in the bathtub by another adult member of the family, who called 911.<p>A Rochester city woman in New York …

Crime

The GOP Can’t Quite Bring Itself to Support an Alleged Teen Rapist

The Republican Party has finally found a line it won’t cross. After days of soul-searching (and/or, poll-watching), the GOP’s leading senators …

Politics

Security guard 'liked torturing' girlfriend's eight-year-old son, court hears

A security guard "got off" on torturing his eight-year-old stepson, who he repeatedly forced to eat cat litter and hit so hard he left indentations …

Crime

Man caused 130 injuries to toddler before child died

Evidence showed a 20-month-old boy had 130 injuries to his body, including burns from being scalded with hot water, and on Tuesday, the boyfriend of …

Crime

Man accused of attempted murder after beating, suffocating baby boy: NOPD | NOLA.com

A man is accused of attempted first-degree murder after child abuse detectives say he beat and put a bag over his girlfriend's 6-month-old son, …

Crime

Mom Puts 6-Year-Old Son’s Hand On Burning Stove To Discipline Him

A Florida mother was accused of burning her son’s hand on a stove to discipline the boy for hitting other children.<p>Miriam Rebolledo, 29, who is a …

News (U.S.)

Philip Chicoine gets 12-year prison sentence; highest-ever in Saskatchewan for child porn

Warning: Graphic content ... A provincial court judge has imposed the highest child porn-related sentence in Saskatchewan history on Philip Chicoine, …

Canadian News