ARTICLES RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE

WATCH: MEC to visit 'corporal punishment' school in KZN

2016-06-27 13:57

A KwaZulu-Natal teacher will face action from the province's department of education as a video of her beating schoolgirls in class circulates online, says a spokesperson.

Prolific French sex tourist jailed for 16 years

2016-06-22 20:50

A French sex tourist has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for raping or abusing dozens of young boys in Sri Lanka, Tunisia and Egypt over a decade.

Frenchman admits abusing 66 boys abroad

2016-06-20 21:35

A Frenchman has gone on trial for paedophilia, confessing to abusing dozens of young boys in Sri Lanka, Tunisia and Egypt.

Alleged baby killer’s case postponed

2016-06-17 19:23

The case against a man accused of killing his 6-month-old baby has been postponed in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court.

American gets 10 years for buying child sex in Cambodia

2016-06-14 09:04

Cambodia sentenced an American man to a decade in jail for sexually abusing girls as young as five, the latest effort to punish foreign paedophiles in the impoverished country.

'House of horrors' dad bursts into tears after fireworks testimony

2016-06-09 13:44

The father accused of abusing his five children in the so-called “house of horrors” has burst into tears in court as an explosives expert testified about the illegal fireworks he found on the property.

‘Springs Monster’ and his wife back in the dock

2016-06-09 07:44

The trial of the couple whose family home has been dubbed the 'Springs house of horrors' is set to continue at the High Court.

Would-be child rapist beaten, arrested in Cape Town

2016-06-08 12:02

A 50-year-old man is expected to appear in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court following the attempted rape of a 12-year-old girl in Cape Town, police say.

Father gets life for selling daughters to child pornographer

2016-06-08 08:21

A Tennessee man who sold his daughters to a man who raped them and used them in child pornography has been sentenced to life in prison.

House of horrors: Teen girl was sexually abused, court hears

2016-06-06 15:52

The 18-year-old girl from the Springs “house of horrors” was sexually abused, the Pretoria High Court has heard.

 

Dad who raped and pimped daughter jailed

2016-06-23 11:10

An Australian who repeatedly raped his daughter and organised for strangers to abuse her while he watched was jailed for 22-and-a-half years, telling police "it was fun while it lasted".

Man accused of killing his baby shows no emotion in court

2016-06-22 13:07

A man accused of killing his 6-month-old baby boy showed no emotion during his brief appearance in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

Man charged with rape after being given 'gift' of teen

2016-06-18 20:49

A US man has been charged with raping a teen with whom he fathered two children, after receiving the girl four years ago as a "gift" from her parents.

Western Cape police cast doubt over child kidnapping claims

2016-06-15 21:03

Police have cast doubt over allegations that children are being kidnapped across the Western Cape, saying they cannot be substantiated with any records.

Double life sentences for rapist, killer of girl, 7

2016-06-09 16:04

A 55-year-old child rapist and murderer has been given two life sentences by the Parys High Court, Free State police say.

Indian children's home head arrested for sex assault of girls

2016-06-09 13:37

Indian police have arrested the head of a children's home after six girls all under 10 accused him of sexually assaulting them and filming the acts, an officer said Thursday.

French cardinal questioned in priest sex abuse cases

2016-06-08 17:49

French investigators have questioned a prominent cardinal about alleged failures to report on suspected paedophilia by a priest under his watch.

Sins of the father - domestic violence and children

2016-06-08 10:02

Following the recent release of statistics on violence against children, child counsellor Zeenat Osman spoke to News24 about the impact domestic violence has on the young.

Operation Bobbi Bear

2016-06-07 09:00

An enterprising NGO is fighting the good fight against sexual abuse using an unlikely tool: the seemingly innocuous teddy bear.

House of horrors: Nurse testifies about child's brutal injuries

2016-06-06 14:23

The father of the 13-year-old boy from the "Springs house of horrors" allegedly sat on him and punched him repeatedly with his fists, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

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