Sociology

Thousands Of Immigrants Report Sexual Abuse While In ICE Custody

Experts believe the actual number of incidents is much higher than what's reported because immigrant women who find themselves victims of this crime …

Social Sciences

Inside the 'dysfunctional' remote community where a nurse was lured to her death

The lawless outback town with no police: Inside the 'dysfunctional' remote community where residents are forced to live in cages and cops abandoned …

Crime

Religious organisations and charities still refusing to admit past crimes

<b>SCOTLAND must move more swiftly to deliver justice to victims of historic abuse, a leading lawyer argues.</b><p>Laura Connor says religious organisations …

Social Sciences

Silent lambs: Child sexual abuse and the Jehovah’s Witnesses

<b>Best known for their door-to-door evangelising, Jehovah’s Witnesses are on a quest to save the ‘wicked’ from damnation. For victims of sexual abuse</b> …

Jehovah's Witnesses

CPS apologises to Girls Aloud star for not prosecuting stalker

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has apologised to Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts for not prosecuting an ex-boyfriend accused of violating a restraining order for stalking her.<p>In May last year, Carl Davies was given a 15-month prison sentence, suspended for two years, and a lifetime …

Social Sciences

'These children deserved better' - mother and baby home survivor urges gardai to investigate

Derek Leinster was born in the Dublin institution in 1941 to an unwed mother, he suffered mentally and physically and at one point nearly died after …

Social Sciences

Robert Leslie Watson groomed girl, 14, with promises of Centrelink life

'Get your sweet a** down here': How pervert, 38, groomed girl, 14, with Facebook messages and promised her a life of Centrelink payments - before his …

Social Sciences

The warning signs that indicate a child could be being sexually exploited

A disproportionate number of victims of child sexual exploitation in Hounslow are Polish or from other Eastern European countries a council report …

Social Sciences

Eight-year-olds caught speeding, DVLA data shows

<b>Children as young as eight have been caught speeding by police in Britain in the last two years, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency figures reveal.</b><p>A Freedom of Information response shows two instances where people aged eight were found in cars or on motorbikes.<p>More than 900 people in their 90s got …

Social Sciences

Use of children as spies crosses the line | Letters

The fact that police are using children as spies in covert operations can only raise a number of concerns about child exploitation (Report, 20 July). There is a fine line between this practice and the police investigations into “county lines” which involve the use of children and vulnerable young …

Social Sciences

Algorithms Everywhere: Review of Noble, Eubanks and Bucher

Algorithms are something of a hot topic. Interest in these computational directives has taken hold in public discourse and emerged as a subject of …

Google Search

There are only 123 non-white police officers working in Wales

Black and ethnic minority (BME) people are seriously underrepresented in Welsh police forces according to new figures.<p>According to the statistics …

News (Wales)

Sons of man who killed wife and daughter reveal their ‘lifetime of struggle’

The sons of a man who shot dead his wife and daughter have highlighted domestic violence in a new book about the tragedy.<p>Lance Hart, 57, killed wife …

Social Sciences

‘I have layers of anger, rage’

Shanelle Dawson couldn’t sleep on the anniversary of her mother Lyn’s disappearance, so she sat down and wrote a letter.<p>It was to Joanne Curtis, her …

High School Sports

Choking, non-fatal strangulation offences already in Queensland the focus of new push for WA

The peak body representing women's refuges in Western Australia is joining a push from similar organisations to have specific laws introduced against …

Women's News

Learning From Mum: Cross-National Evidence Linking Maternal Employment and Adult Children's Outcomes

Working Paper | HBS Working Paper Series | 2018<p>Abstract<p>Analyses relying on two international surveys from over 100,000 men and women across 29 …

Harvard Business School

MPs name and shame Sudanese Vic gangs

While Australia's leaders are naming and blaming the Sudanese community for rising crime in Victoria in part to address the problem, a senior police …

Malcolm Turnbull

Half of Coupled Gay Men Have Been Abused by a Partner, Study Finds

"We're stuck in this mental representation of domestic violence as a female victim and a male perpetrator."<p>New research shows that nearly half of all …

Domestic Violence

White-haired predator stalks and harasses women with 10-page sexual letters

Hunt for stalker accused of terrorising females with sexually explicit phone calls and sending creepy handwritten letters to their workplaces<p><b>A</b> …

Social Sciences

The woman helping domestic abuse victims with Instagram

Natasha Toffa uses Instagram to help women around the world who are stuck in abusive relationships.<p>Strangers in vulnerable situations contact the 27-year-old Australian blogger around the clock.<p>She regularly receives messages such as: "He struck me hard across my face and back. I can feel the burns …

Domestic Abuse

Brave young mum tells how she was raped and abused by dad from age of three during 13-year reign of terror

A woman raped and abused by her own father from the age of three has bravely spoken out in court telling him: “Dad, you stripped me of every human …

Social Sciences

Smart home tech is being turned into a tool for domestic abuse

The Nest Hello doorbell can stream HD video of whatever or whoever is on your doorstep, 24 hours a day, and lets you check a three-hour recording to …

Domestic Abuse

Sorry, Conservatives: ‘Cultural Marxism’ Is FAKE NEWS

4:40 PM 07/21/2018<p>“Cultural Marxism” is fake news – and everyone must stop spreading this bit of misinformation.<p>Such fiction is created by two …

Conservative View

Brave survivors abused in their own homes fight against 'Same Roof Rule' robbing them of compensation

All these women were sexually abused in their childhood homes by the very people they should have been able to trust.<p>They grew up with no safety or …

Social Sciences

Warning over jail for domestic violence

WA’S outgoing Chief Justice has warned against handing out harsh penalties to domestic violence perpetrators, saying many victims don’t want their …

Domestic Violence

Police officer disciplined after confronting wife's work colleague

A police officer has been disciplined for "oppressive" interference in his wife's workplace.<p>The off-duty officer was twice accused of abusing his …

Belfast

Several women accuse leading Jewish sociologist of sexual misconduct

The allegations, published Thursday in a wide-ranging investigative article by The New York Jewish Week, span decades.<p>><br>• ><p>Abuse (Illustrative Photo). …

World News

Ex-rugby league star brutally assaulted boy, 15, because he ‘bullied his son’

A former St Helens rugby league stat brutally assaulted a teenager who he claims was bullying his son.<p>Vila Matautia, 48, knocked 15-year-old Cole …

Social Sciences

Grandparents spared jail over €72,000 social welfare scam

Annette McCluskey (57), who was working as a cleaner under an assumed name, received a three-year suspended sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal …

Grandparents

We Shouldn't Take the Bait on 'Catch and Release'

On April 6, 2018, President Trump issued an official memorandum with the following subject line: Ending “Catch and Release” at the Border of the …

Liberal View