ARTICLES RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE

HRW accuses Egypt police of child torture

2016-04-22 05:41

Human Rights Watch has accused Egyptian police of detaining and torturing 20 people, including eight children, saying there was a pattern of abuse.

Japan Catholic school sex-abuse victims demand to be heard

2016-04-20 11:37

The Roman Catholic Church's worldwide sex abuse scandal has stretched into one of the world's least Catholic countries: Japan.

Use your cellphones to film sex predator teachers, Masutha tells pupils

2016-04-18 13:40

Pupils must use their cellphones to film teachers who have affairs with pupils and demand sex for better grades, Justice Minister Michael Masutha has told a group of school children in Cape Town.

Mom leaves baby in hot car for strip club audition

2016-04-17 12:58

A US woman is facing charges after she left her infant in a hot car outside a strip club where she was auditioning.

Woman charged with livestreaming alleged rape of teen on Periscope

2016-04-14 13:52

A prosecutor has charged a US woman with using an app to livestream the alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl

Wheelchair-bound alleged sex pest appears in Durban court

2016-04-13 12:16

A Durban man accused of soliciting sexually explicit images from a 13-year-old girl in the US has made a brief appearance in the Durban Magistrate’s Court.

How to know your child is being abused

2016-04-13 10:59

Children of all ages are vulnerable to abuse. It's a horrible issue to have to confront, but here's why we all should.

UN: Biggest killer of kids in the CAR not bullets

2016-04-12 08:48

UN says three years after conflict erupted in the Central African Republic the biggest killers of children aren't bullets but malnutrition, malaria, respiratory infections and diarrhea

Extradition hearing for UK man wanted for child sex crimes continues

2016-04-07 06:39

A man who had been on the run for more than 15 years from child sex charges in the United Kingdom is expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

Boy allegedly raped in Cape Town care home

2016-04-01 11:42

Western Cape police are investigating the alleged rape of a boy by another youngster at a children’s safety home in Cape Town, a news report states.

 

Ethiopia: Troops surround area 125 children are being held

2016-04-21 07:37

The Ethiopian government says they have identified and surrounded the area where an armed group is holding 125 children hostage

Corporal punishment at school: what is your story?

2016-04-19 17:40

The worst part of the story of Siphokazi Tyalidikazi who lost the use of her hand after a caning at school is that her abuse is not an isolated case.

20 years for man who raped, impregnated teen sister

2016-04-18 11:08

A 32-year-old man who raped and impregnated his teenage sister has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Cape Town pupil loses use of hand after caning

2016-04-15 14:00

Siphokazi Tyalidikazi was 13 when she was caned with a hosepipe, allegedly by her Grade 5 English teacher, causing her to lose the use of her right hand. Now her mother is seeking justice.

Father faces murder charges over son's death in hot SUV

2016-04-14 10:06

Lawyers in the case of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die have begun questioning potential jurors

Child rapist gets 5 life sentences

2016-04-13 11:53

A paedophile has been sentenced to five life terms for raping five boys in Bergville in 2014, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

French bishops pledge to expose paedophilia

2016-04-12 18:02

The Catholic Church in France has pledged to shed light on all cases of paedophilia, including "historic cases", following a scandal over an archbishop accused of covering up a priest's crimes.

Ex-House speaker molested 5 boys – US prosecutors

2016-04-09 12:01

Former US House speaker Dennis Hastert molested five boys as young as 14 while serving as a high school wrestling coach four decades ago, federal prosecutors have said.

Man jailed for sexually assaulting girlfriends' daughters

2016-04-01 17:41

A Richards Bay man has been jailed for 12 years for sexually assaulting two of his girlfriends' daughters.

KZN man pleads guilty to stashing over 1 000 child porn images

2016-03-31 11:37

A Durban man has pleaded guilty to 1 132 counts of possession of child pornography and has received a suspended sentence.

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