ARTICLES RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE

Teen rescued after 9 years of grim abuse

2014-04-17 10:46

A 15-year-old girl has been rescued in Argentina after being nearly starved and beaten in a garage by an adoptive family for nine years.

Morocco jails British paedophile for 20 years

2014-04-15 21:28

Morocco has jailed a British man, previously convicted of child sex offences, for 20 years for kidnapping and attempting to rape three young girls.

Chief: Suspects wore GPS devices during killings

2014-04-15 16:25

California police chief says sex offenders wore GPS tracking devices during serial killings.

Pope asks forgiveness for child sex abuses

2014-04-11 14:57

Pope Francis has personally asked forgiveness for child sex abuse by priests - the first time he has made such an apology since being elected last year.

I didn't know it was child abuse - crèche owner

2014-04-09 14:37

The owner of a Johannesburg crèche, where a toddler was gagged and bound, says she was aware of the incident and did not know it was child abuse.

Toddler tied up in day care bathroom

2014-04-09 10:54

Police have appealed to the person or people who took a video of a toddler with her legs and arms bound at a crèche in Rosettenville to assist in their investigations.

Teen mom appears for leaving toddler on N1

2014-04-07 17:04

A 19-year-old woman whose son was found wandering on the N1 freeway near the Grasmere off-ramp has appeared in the Vereeniging Magistrate's Court.

Rape accused granted R300 bail

2014-04-05 08:14

A North West man accused of raping a mentally disabled teenage girl has been granted bail of R300.

PE rapist jailed for life

2014-04-03 16:59

A 33-year-old man convicted of raping a 6-year-old girl has been jailed for life by the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth.

Child rapist sentenced to life imprisonment

2014-03-30 22:15

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Naphuno Regional Court outside Tzaneen for raping a five-year-old girl, Limpopo police say.

Sexy child models?

2014-03-28 09:52

Is the fashion industry forgetting child models are actually children?

Mpuma rapist jailed for life

2014-03-27 16:05

An Mpumalanga man has been jailed for life for raping his niece twice at gunpoint and robbing her of her cellphone.

Child model's 'sexy' controversy

2014-03-27 10:13

Is the fashion industry forgetting child models are actually children?

Child model's 'sexy' controversy

2014-03-26 15:25

Is the fashion industry forgetting child models are actually children?

Teacher suspended for corporal punishment

2014-03-25 18:40

A teacher has been suspended for allegedly using corporal punishment to discipline pupils at the Lugobe High School near Umbumbulu in KwaZulu-Natal.

Teacher suspended over porn

2014-03-24 20:43

A primary school teacher will be suspended for allegedly showing pupils a pornographic movie.

Man forced son's head into boiling water

2014-03-19 21:05
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A Limpopo man has appeared in the Musina Magistrate's Court for attempted murder after he allegedly forced his son's head into a pot of boiling water.

Man arrested for raping girl, 13

2014-03-19 12:06

A man has been arrested for allegedly taking a 13-year-old girl to a tavern, getting her drunk and then raping her, Gauteng police say.

Mom, 21, had sex with 8-year-old boy 50 times

2014-03-19 09:18

UK paedophile mom sentenced to 2 years jail time for 2 year relationship with boy.

Man raped niece at gunpoint, twice

2014-03-19 06:45

A Mpumalanga man has been found guilty of raping his niece twice at gunpoint and robbing her of her cellphone.

Man gets life for raping mentally-ill teen

2014-03-18 21:12

An Mpumalanga man who raped a mentally-ill teenager at knifepoint has been sentenced to life imprisonment when he appeared in the Nelspruit Regional Court.

Cops probing rape of 5-year-old by fellow pupils

2014-03-18 13:55

Western Cape police are investigating the alleged rape of a 5-year-old girl by three Grade 2 boys at a school in Mitchell’s Plain.

Grade R girl allegedly raped by fellow pupils

2014-03-18 09:18
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A Cape Town father has been left in shock after finding out that his 5-year-old daughter had been allegedly raped at her school by older boys - and the school had failed to immediately notify him.

Gran encouraged granddaughter's rape - claim

2014-03-17 21:00

An Mpumalanga pensioner accused of encouraging her late husband to have sex with their 7-year-old granddaughter has appeared in the Nelspruit Regional Court.

Incest theme for dreadful sock ad

2014-03-17 09:50

Ad agency creates horrible incest-themed ad for sock manufacturers.

 

Many questions about mom accused in infant deaths

2014-04-16 13:26

Investigators are seeking answers about why a Utah woman killed 6 babies and stored them in her garage.

Wandering toddler's mom granted bail

2014-04-15 17:28

A 19-year-old woman whose son was found wandering on the N1 freeway near the Grasmere off-ramp has been granted bail in the Vereeniging Magistrate's Court.

LRC to make submissions on intermediaries

2014-04-15 13:59

The Legal Resource Centre will be making oral submissions to the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg in a sexual assault case against businessman Stewart Hewitt.

Rosettenville crèche owner charged

2014-04-10 10:03

The owner of the Rosettenville crèche where a toddler was bound and gagged has been charged with assault and child abuse, police say.

Italian diplomat charged with child abuse in Philippines

2014-04-09 13:24

Italy's ambassador to Turkmenistan has been suspended from duties after being detained by Philippine police on charges of human trafficking and child abuse.

Dead baby dumped in Joburg bin

2014-04-07 20:30

The body of an infant has been found in a dirt bin along Bothma Street in Honeydew, west of Johannesburg.

Mother of toddler found on N1 arrested

2014-04-05 09:38

The mother of a toddler who was found wandering along the N1 freeway near the Grasmere offramp has been arrested and will face child abandonment charges, Gauteng police say.

Man jailed for life for raping girl, 6

2014-04-04 07:18

A truck driver convicted of raping and assaulting a 6-year-old girl has been jailed for life by the Durban Magistrate's Court, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

Man convicted of raping 6-year-old girl

2014-04-02 22:32

A 33-year-old man has been convicted of rape by the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth.

Trucker pleads guilty to raping 7-year-old girl

2014-03-30 15:34

A truck driver who pleaded guilty to raping and assaulting a girl will be sentenced by the Durban Magistrate's Court, the Sunday Tribune reports.

Man up for raping 62 children

2014-03-27 21:11

A man accused of raping 62 children between the ages of 6 and 12, has appeared in the Protea Magistrate's Court in Soweto, police say.

Aussie cardinal apologises to child sex abuse victim

2014-03-27 11:20

Australia's top Catholic cleric George Pell has apologised to a child sexual abuse victim, saying the church's defence of a case he brought could be seen as morally wrong.

Man faces at least 100 child rape charges

2014-03-27 10:03
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Gauteng police are reportedly investigating at least 100 counts of rape against a Tembisa man, which could make him the country's worst serial rapist.

Rape accused told to ask ancestors for new lawyer

2014-03-25 22:11

An Mpumalanga magistrate has advised a man who allegedly raped an 8-year-old girl to ask his ancestors to get him a new legal representative after he dropped his Legal Aid lawyer.

Fugitive priest jailed for child sex abuse in UK

2014-03-24 21:52

An 85-year-old former Catholic priest who spent decades on the run has been jailed in Britain for 15 years for sexually abusing seven children between 1957 and 1991.

Teacher made kids watch porn - claim

2014-03-24 09:06
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A case of child pornography has been opened against a primary schoolteacher in Germiston after the woman allegedly made pupils watch a pornographic movie.

Incest theme for dreadful sock ad

2014-03-19 14:47

Ad agency creates incest-themed ad for sock manufacturers.

14 charged in online child porn network

2014-03-19 10:00

Fourteen men have been charged with operating an online child exploitation network that investigators said preyed upon hundreds of boys.

Mom, 21, slept with 8-year-old boy 50 times

2014-03-19 09:15

UK paedophile mom sentenced to 2 years jail time for 2 year relationship with boy.

Tutu condemns violence against children

2014-03-18 22:32

Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu says the high number of children falling victim to gang violence and sexual abuse in the Western Cape is a severe indictment on the country.

Girl who survived brutal attack, dies

2014-03-18 15:36
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The 9-year-old girl who was set alight after being raped in Delft, Cape Town, three months ago, has died.

Aussi police dig for secret baby graves

2014-03-18 09:32

Police in Australia have been digging up a rural property, searching for what reports say are "multiple babies" in secret graves.

Truck driver in court for raping girl, 6

2014-03-18 09:00

A truck driver who has allegedly confessed to kidnapping and raping a 6-year-old girl is expected to appear in a Durban court, according to KwaZulu-Natal police.

Creepiest sock ad in history

2014-03-17 09:51

Ad agency creates horrible incest-themed ad for sock manufacturers.

Girl, 12, accused of raping boy, 5

2014-03-17 08:58

A case of rape has been opened in KwaZulu-Natal after a 12-year-old girl allegedly raped her 5-year-old cousin.

 
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