ARTICLES RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE

Baby L: Man must've done something

2014-11-27 17:11

A 37-year-old man had to have done something to two-year-old "Baby L" for her to faint, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Man pours pot of boiling food over baby's face

2014-11-27 11:33
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A man has been arrested after he allegedly poured a pot of boiling chicken over the face of an 8-month-old baby, Gauteng police say.

Abuse-accused tells court that Baby L fell

2014-11-26 21:25

A two-year-old girl, known as Baby L, collapsed and bit her jaw tightly before she was taken to hospital in a coma, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Baby L's injuries recalled in court

2014-11-26 14:58

The injuries of a 2-year-old girl known as Baby L have been recalled in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria when her mother's boyfriend testified.

Baby L's injuries not accidental, court told

2014-11-25 23:01

A 2-year-old girl known as Baby L was not injured accidentally but was the victim of child abuse, a medical expert has testified in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Violence continues despite laws - Zuma

2014-11-25 16:10
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Violence against women and children has continued despite South Africa having the right policies and legal framework to prevent it, President Jacob Zuma says.

16 days campaign must focus on men, boys - MEC

2014-11-25 13:54

The 16 days of activism campaign for no violence against women and children needs to adjust its focus to boys and men, Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane says.

Three Spanish priests arrested for child sex abuse

2014-11-25 09:06

Spanish authorities arrested three priests and one lay person on charges of sexual abuse.

Worker warned Baby L's mom against abuse, court told

2014-11-24 20:20

A domestic worker warned a mother she would report her if she saw her hitting her 2-year-old daughter, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Trafficking of children rising drastically: UN

2014-11-24 15:42

One third of human trafficking victims are children, and their share has been rising, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime says.

Horrific child abuse caught on nanny cam

2014-11-24 14:01

Nanny faces life imprisonment for child abuse caught on video [WARNING: SHOCKING FOOTAGE].

Landmark sentence in human trafficking case

2014-11-22 22:09

A wealthy businessman who held five under-age Mozambican girls captive as sex-slaves for three years, has been sentenced to eight life-terms, believed to be the heaviest sentence ever handed down for human trafficking in South Africa.

Jamie Oliver 'abuses' kids with chilli

2014-11-19 08:40

Celebrity chef labelled a “dickhead” for disciplining his kids with a super-hot chilli.

Frenchman fights extradition from Namibia

2014-11-18 19:33

A French national, arrested in Namibia last year and wanted in India for allegedly committing sexual acts with minor boys, has appealed against his extradition.

Jamie Oliver’s chilli ‘torture’ for kids

2014-11-18 12:51

Celebrity chef labelled a “dickhead” for disciplining his kids with a super-hot chilli.

Elderly man in court for raping 3-year-old

2014-11-17 20:51
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An 80-year-old man accused of raping a three-year-old girl has appeared in the Matsulu Periodical Court, Mpumalanga police say.

Brazil police capture New Zealand fugitive killer

2014-11-13 09:05

A convicted child molester and murderer from New Zealand managed to plan his escape and flee to Brazil while on temporary release but Brazilian federal police have caught up with him.

Mormon church admits founder Joseph Smith had 40 wives

2014-11-11 18:52
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The Mormon Church has admitted that founder Joseph Smith married about 40 women including a 14-year-old and others who were already the wives of his followers, having maintained for nearly 200 years that he was monogamous.

Mother convicted for beating son to death

2014-11-10 21:01

An Mpumalanga mother who beat her 3-year-old son so severely his liver ruptured, has been found guilty of his murder.

Park bans lone men and women over paedophilia fears

2014-11-10 15:18

UK park takes draconian step of banning single adults to protect kids.

Sex pest teacher gets bail, waiting for funds

2014-11-07 09:21

A former teacher who is facing 11 fresh child sex charges has been granted bail of R250 000, but has to wait for his bank to release the funds before he can be released.

Child sex case: Owners were aware of prostitution

2014-11-06 21:34

Hotel rooms at the centre of a child sex trial were not only used by prostitutes but also by the hotel owner's wife and her partner, the Durban Regional Court has heard.

Free State childporn accused to apply for bail

2014-11-05 12:06

A Free State man accused of sexually abusing his daughters and 17 other girls is expected to apply for bail at his next appearance in the Sasolburg Magistrate's Court police say.

Court removes children after mom joins cult

2014-11-02 13:02

A court has removed two children from their mother's care after she apparently joined a religious cult, according to a report.

Shocking stats on smacking kids

2014-10-31 09:57

Parents still use physical punishment on kids despite lasting negative outcomes.

 

Child sex: Man wins appeal against Namibia extradition ruling

2014-11-27 13:33

A French national arrested in Namibia and wanted in India for allegedly committing sexual acts with minor boys, has successfully appealed against his extradition and has been freed.

Police find abandoned children, 2 and 4

2014-11-26 23:28

Two children aged four and two have been found abandoned in Mecklenburg, Limpopo police say. They were found, without food, inside a house.

Woman in court after toddler burnt with hot water

2014-11-26 16:54

A woman accused of burning a 2-year-old baby with hot water has appeared in the Mmabatho Magistrate's Court.

Toddler burnt with hot water

2014-11-25 23:01

North West police are investigating a case of assault after a 2-year-old baby was burnt with hot water in Mmabatho.

Man jailed for forcing toddler to eat faeces

2014-11-25 20:38

The Western Cape High Court has sentenced a man to 15 years in prison for assaulting a 2-year-old boy and forcing him to eat his own faeces.

Three Spanish priests arrested for child sex abuse

2014-11-25 15:51

Spanish authorities arrested three priests and one lay person on charges of sexual abuse.

Video

We speak to Parent24 editor Scott Dunlop about the video showing the abuse of an 18-month-old child. We ask the question: is it necessary to broadcast the sensitive and horrific footage?

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Man arrested for raping granddaughter

2014-11-25 06:36
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A 70-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping his seven-year-old granddaughter in Dutywa, Eastern Cape police say.

Video

WARNING: Shocking footage of a nanny in Uganda abusing a toddler under her care has gone viral.

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WARNING: Shocking video

2014-11-24 14:35

A warning to parents about hiring childminders.

Horrific child abuse caught on nanny cam

2014-11-24 14:01
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Nanny faces life imprisonment for child abuse caught on video [WARNING: SHOCKING FOOTAGE].

Brutal abuse left baby brain damaged, court hears

2014-11-21 07:06

A 2-year-old girl known as Baby L had such severe brain swelling that part of her brain died, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Abuse left baby disabled, court hears

2014-11-18 22:09

A toddler is severely disabled because of the horrific head injury she allegedly suffered at the hands of her mother's boyfriend, the court has heard.

Jamie Oliver 'abuses' kids with chilli as punishment

2014-11-18 12:52

Celebrity chef labelled a “dickhead” for disciplining his kids with a super-hot chilli.

PTA court hears of brutal baby assault

2014-11-17 20:51

A two-year-old girl known as Baby L no longer had a pulse when she was rushed to hospital in December last year, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Florida man executed for stepdaughter's slaying

2014-11-14 11:40

A Florida man who fatally shot his sleeping wife and then raped and killed his young stepdaughter 22 years ago has been put to death for the child's slaying.

You don't deserve to live in society, magistrate tells rapist

2014-11-12 05:20

A 34-year-old man who was found guilty of raping a neighbour's 8-year-old daughter has been handed a life imprisonment sentence.

Child abuse claims against KZN boarding house

2014-11-11 12:04

Horrific allegations of child abuse have been made against a boarding house in Pietermaritzburg, including one claiming that a 4-year-old girl was raped.

Austrian girl dies from 'punishment' shower

2014-11-10 18:26

A two-year-old Austrian girl has died after allegedly being put in a scalding-hot shower by her father as a punishment, the hospital where she was being treated says.

Park bans single men and women over paedophilia fears

2014-11-10 14:57

UK park takes draconian step of banning single adults to protect kids.

Man arrested for raping mentally disabled teen

2014-11-07 08:14

A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a mentally disabled teenage girl who lived next door to him, Gauteng police say.

Pupil gets suspended sentence for sexual assault

2014-11-06 20:50

An Mpumalanga school pupil who touched a 13-year-old girl's genitals at a party has been handed a suspended jail sentence by the Nelspruit Regional Court.

KZN rapist gets life behind bars

2014-11-03 17:49

A man has been sentenced to one life term and 15 years imprisonment by the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court for the rape of one girl and the sexual assault of another, the NPA says.

Nigeria may seek death penalty against child bride

2014-10-31 10:43

A 14-year-old Nigerian girl accused of murdering her 35-year-old husband by putting rat poison in his food may face the death penalty, Nigerian prosecutors say.

Shocking stats on smacking kids

2014-10-30 11:41

Parents still use physical punishment on kids despite lasting negative outcomes.

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