ARTICLES RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE

KZN man gets 25 years for raping his 6-year-old granddaughter

2016-08-25 12:01

A KwaZulu-Natal man has been sentenced to 25 years in jail for raping his 6-year-old granddaughter, say police.

KZN MEC lays statutory rape charges against teacher

2016-08-18 22:28

Criminal charges have been laid by KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Mthandeni Dlungwane against a teacher accused of statutory rape with six pupils at school in the north of the province.

Police: Mom hiding information on twin boys missing 10 years

2016-08-17 12:49

A Pennsylvania woman has been charged with concealing information about where her missing fraternal twin sons have been for the last 10 years

Montagu father to be sentenced for murder of 3-month-old baby

2016-08-16 06:07

Eugene Plaatjies, who was found guilty of fatally assaulting his 3-month-old daughter, is set to be sentenced in the Western Cape High Court.

Woman admits to sex crimes against teen she looked to adopt

2016-08-10 20:40

A North Carolina woman has pleaded guilty to sex charges involving a 14-year-old boy who her family was in the process of adopting from the Philippines

Child abusers ‘hard to spot’

2016-08-08 09:38

There is no way to know what a paedophile looks like, or to know who may be grooming your child for sex.

Stepdad arrested after girls, 8 and 11, raped

2016-08-06 16:31

A man has been arrested for allegedly raping his stepdaughters, aged 8 and 11, near Tzaneen, Limpopo police say.

13-year-old in Mexico denied abortion in rape

2016-08-02 07:26

An advocacy group says officials in northern Mexico are denying an abortion to a 13-year-old girl who was raped by a family acquaintance.

Man sentenced for killing boy by putting vodka in IV line

2016-07-27 20:58

A Vermont man has been sentenced to three years in prison for killing his girlfriend's severely disabled child by putting vodka in the boy's feeding tube.

Mom livestreams daughter's beating

2016-07-26 21:22

Police in Georgia have turned the case of a mother who took over her daughter's Facebook page and streamed a live video of herself beating the teen, over to child welfare authorities.

 

Priest arrested for child abuse at UK airport

2016-08-22 10:14

A British priest accused of child sex offences was arrested at London's Luton airport, five years after he went on the run.

KZN teacher accused of filming himself having sex with pupil

2016-08-18 16:17

A teacher accused of filming himself having sex with a pupil from a high school in Nquthu, in northern KwaZulu-Natal, has been suspended.

Courts sentence men who killed two baby girls

2016-08-16 19:36

Violence against women and children has again made the spotlight as men were sentenced in separate cases for the brutal murders of two baby girls.

Father's anguish: ‘I couldn't protect my family'

2016-08-15 09:50

A devastated father has told how he could not protect his young sons, after medical evidence showed they were raped, allegedly by their primary school counsellor.

School head: ‘I’ll quit’

2016-08-10 14:36

The headmaster of the school whose former counsellor is charged with sexually abusing children has offered to step down if the governing body has concerns about his leadership.

Military-style rifles found during US child porn raid

2016-08-08 08:03

Authorities conducting a child pornography investigation say they have found dozens of weapons, including six military-style rifles, while executing a search warrant at a New Jersey home.

Teen killed dad as he slept to stop abuse

2016-08-05 21:28

An attorney for a 14-year-old Ohio girl charged in juvenile court with killing her father says the teen shot him to protect her family from further abuse.

UK child sex fugitive's extradition hearing postponed

2016-07-29 12:39

The extradition hearing of British fugitive Lee Tucker, who is wanted on multiple child sex charges in the UK, has been postponed in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

Alabama woman who broiled daughter to stay in prison

2016-07-27 17:42

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Parole is refusing to release a woman convicted of putting her 14-month-old daughter into a hot oven.

Parents accused of locking 6-year-old in dog cage overnight

2016-07-25 20:33

A US couple has been jailed on charges they locked their children in a basement dog cage as punishment.

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