ARTICLES RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE

WATCH: Mom beats child at Joburg restaurant

2016-12-09 18:42

Johannesburg residents are angered about an apparent child abuse incident that took place in broad daylight.

Second bullying video emerges from Stellenbosch school

2016-12-07 10:07

Parents and residents of Idas Valley have protested at Lückhoff High School in Stellenbosch after a second bullying video came to light.

Doctor won't testify for defence in 46-year-old rape case

2016-12-06 12:05

A doctor who was supposed to testify for a church pastor accused of raping a girl 46 years ago, has decided not to do so.

Pastor accused of raping child 46 years ago due back in court

2016-12-06 07:29

The trial of a pastor accused of raping an 8-year-old girl 46 years ago is expected to continue in the Parow Regional Court.

Child rapist convicted 18 years later

2016-12-04 00:01

After 18 years, a young woman’s wait for justice has come to an end when her rapist was convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting her when she was a little girl.

#16Days of Storytelling

2016-11-29 14:51

Heartlines is encouraging everyone to share their stories, create awareness and uplift each other.

7 men to appear in Wynberg court for raping girl, 13

2016-11-25 06:01

Seven men accused of raping a 13-year-old girl in Nyanga are expected to appear in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Friday.

Wetterling killer to be sentenced on child porn charge

2016-11-21 12:58

A Minnesota man who recently confessed to abducting, sexually assaulting and killing 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling 27 years ago is being sentenced on a child pornography charge.

Father found guilty in death of toddler son locked in hot car

2016-11-15 11:20

A Georgia father has been found guilty of murder in the 2014 death of his toddler son who perished after being left in a hot car.

9 million 'left-behind' children in China

2016-11-10 22:10

More than nine million children have been "left behind" in China's countryside by parents who have moved to its towns and cities to find work.

 

Child porn accused discussed how to drug, rape children, court told

2016-12-08 14:50

Two of the three men facing child pornography charges allegedly discussed how to drug and rape children, the Durban Regional Court has heard.

'Springs monster' and wife back in court

2016-12-07 06:19

The trial of the alleged "Springs monster" and his wife, who are accused of abusing their five children, is expected to continue in the High Court in Pretoria.

US dad gets life in prison for leaving son to die in hot car

2016-12-06 08:14

A US man has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for leaving his toddler son to die in a hot car while he sent sexually explicit messages from his office.

Please forgive me - mom's note left on baby abandoned in taxi

2016-12-05 14:31

A newborn baby has been found hidden under the seat of a minibus taxi in Durban, with a note from his mother apologising for abandoning him and asking for forgiveness.

Religious leaders pray for new Public Protector Mkhwebane

2016-12-01 15:44

A group of pastors have prayed for new Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane at the start of an awareness campaign by her office on the importance of preventing violence against women and children.

Everything you need to know about child abuse

2016-11-28 13:08

It is our legal duty to protect all children against child abuse and report abuse when we suspect it. So how do you know and what do you do?

Abuse probe underway at Wynberg Girls' High

2016-11-22 12:24

An investigation is underway into allegations of racial abuse and inappropriate behaviour by a house mother of Wynberg Girls' High School, the Western Cape education department has confirmed.

Mom charged with negligence after leaving baby to go drinking

2016-11-15 18:03

A KZN woman has appeared at the Ladysmith Magistrate's Court after she left her 6-month-old baby with a friend to go drinking at a tavern and did not return to fetch the child, say police.

Sharp increase in sexual offences by teachers – SACE

2016-11-14 15:37

The SA Council for Educators has painted a bleak picture of the incidence of sexual offences committed by educators in schools around the country, saying there has been a sharp increase.

Man gets life sentence for raping daughter over 3 years

2016-11-10 14:29

A Northern Cape father has been sentenced to life in prison for raping his daughter over a period of three years, police say.

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