ARTICLES RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE

Man held for assaulting girlfriend, her daughter

2015-03-24 21:49

A man has been arrested for allegedly abusing his girlfriend and her 10-year-old daughter in Diepsloot.

Toddler forced to smoke dagga

2015-03-18 16:54

The 4-year-old toddler allegedly forced to smoke dagga by an older brother has been found, the Western Cape social development department says.

Daycare owner found not guilty of feeding kids faeces

2015-03-12 21:57

A former daycare owner accused of tying up children, assaulting them, and feeding them faeces has been acquitted of all charges by the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court.

Four life terms for man convicted of rape

2015-03-12 10:22

A man convicted of raping his girlfriend's daughter has been sentenced in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court to four life terms.

Man who 'used baby as a weapon' abandons bail application

2015-03-05 10:23

A man accused of killing a two-day-old baby by using her as a weapon to beat his girlfriend has abandoned his bail application at the Pretoria Magistrate's Court, the Star reports.

Alleged satanic pastor gets bail

2015-03-04 09:08

The grandparents of a nine-year-old boy, his uncle, and a pastor have been granted bail after a suspected satanic ritual that led to the boy's alleged rape and molestation, the Star reports.

Principal sorry for sex abuse at elite Australian school

2015-03-03 09:59

A former headmaster at one of Australia's most prestigious private schools has apologised after revelations that boys were groomed for sex by paedophile teachers while he was in charge.

Canadian gets 7 years in Nepal for child sex abuse

2015-03-02 08:56

A Canadian tourist with several previous child sex convictions has been sentenced to seven years in prison in Nepal for sexually abusing a minor boy, the court says.

Glitter sentenced to 16 years for child sex

2015-02-27 15:36

Former British pop singer Gary Glitter, who was earlier convicted of child sex crimes, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for child sex offences.

Zim nanny gets 22 years for stuffing baby in drawer

2015-02-27 13:26

A Zimbabwean child minder has been jailed for 22 years for killing a 10-month-old baby who she wrapped in a blanket and stuffed in a drawer to stifle his cries.

 

Toddler safe after being forced to smoke dagga

2015-03-19 10:52

A 3-year-old toddler allegedly forced to smoke dagga by an older brother has been placed in safe care, the Western Cape social development department says.

Aussie bishop charged with concealing child abuse

2015-03-17 15:21

Canberra - A Roman Catholic archbishop in Australia has been charged with covering up for a paedophile priest during the 1970s.

Suspected child porn kingpin arrested in SA

2015-03-12 16:44

A man suspected of being the kingpin of an international child porn syndicate has been arrested at his guesthouse in Grahamstown, according to reports.

Man gets 7 years in Australia child bride case

2015-03-06 12:18

A court in Australia has sentenced a man to seven and a half years in prison for taking a 12-year-old as his bride and making her pregnant, media reports say.

Raped for initiation in sex den

2015-03-04 22:30

An initiation school in Mpumalanga has been used as a sex den where 21 girls aged between nine and 17 were repeatedly raped and physically abused.

UK classifies child sex abuse as a ‘national threat’

2015-03-03 14:01

Prime Minister David Cameron will make child sexual abuse a national priority on a par with organised crime, as he announces a series of measures to prevent systematic abuse.

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Man arrested after girl, 8, is raped

2015-03-02 06:07

A man has been arrested for allegedly raping an 8-year-old girl in Zazela village in Ngqamakhwe, in the Eastern Cape.

Mom happy with camp killing verdict

2015-02-27 14:48

The mother of a 15-year-old boy who died after being abused at a camp says she was happy that both accused were found guilty of murder by the Vereeniging Regional Court.

Pair guilty of killing teen at ranger camp

2015-02-27 12:16

Two men have been found guilty of murder, child abuse and assault after the death of Raymond Buys, 15, at a game rangers camp in 2011.

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