ARTICLES RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE

Pretoria man arrested for raping 8-year-old boy in a toilet

2016-02-13 11:22

A man has been arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old boy in the toilet of a Gauteng school.

Colombia's Farc vow to end use of child soldiers

2016-02-11 08:08

Colombia's FARC rebel force promised Wednesday to end recruitment of all child soldiers to its ranks, in a fresh bid to seal a peace deal ending a half-century conflict.

France to probe new child rape allegations in Central Africa

2016-02-09 10:12

French investigators will probe new allegations by young children of sexual abuse by French soldiers in the Central African Republic.

Francis broke my heart, says abuse survivor

2016-02-08 22:33

A British paedophilia survivor who has been asked to step down from a Vatican panel on the issue, says he feels betrayed by Pope Francis.

10 boys allegedly forced to sodomise one another

2016-02-05 19:12

A rural village in northern KwaZulu-Natal has been gripped by a sex scandal in which teenage boys allegedly forced 10 younger boys to sodomise one another.

Ukuthwala - Forced child marriages in SA

2016-02-04 00:00

It used to be a custom of mock abductions to prompt negotiations. These days it's often nothing more than rape and forced child marriage.

WATCH: Teacher assaults pupil at Christian school

2016-02-03 10:42

A teacher at a Christian school in Springs has been filmed assaulting a pupil.

US man makes several tries to find child for sex

2016-02-01 10:37

A former seminarian arrested for allegedly seeking to have sex with infants and young girls in Mexico was carrying $2 000 in cash along with baby clothes and a bottle in his luggage.

'Baby killer' must face harsh punishment - family

2016-01-28 13:21

The man accused of killing 7-month-old Inganathi Mnyani by flinging her against the ceiling and walls should be punished harshly, her family says.

KZN man gets 48 years in jail for raping his nieces

2016-01-28 10:55

A KwaZulu-Natal man who raped three of his nieces has been sentenced to 48 years in prison.

 

KZN man gets life for raping 10-year-old girl

2016-02-11 13:54

A man who raped a 10-year-old girl at Ezimbokodweni reserve, KwaMakhutha in KwaZulu-Natal has been sentenced life imprisonment, police have said.

Life sentence for man who raped stepdaughter

2016-02-09 11:16

The persistence of a KwaZulu-Natal mother has led to the arrest and life sentence of her husband who had been raping her teenage daughter over a two year period.

No new trial for priest guilty of sex tourism

2016-02-09 05:56

A federal judge has refused to grant a new trial for a Pennsylvania priest who claimed evidence was wrongly withheld in his sexual tourism case.

Vatican stresses policy role of sex committee

2016-02-08 20:07

Pope Francis' sex-abuse commission has stressed that its sole purpose is to propose initiatives to protect children from paedophiles, after it effectively suspended a member who advocated a more activist role.

French police 'abuse' Muslims under emergency laws - HRW

2016-02-04 13:31

France has carried out abusive and discriminatory raids and house arrests against Muslims under its current state of emergency, traumatising and stigmatising those targeted, including children and the elderly, human rights groups say.

Stepmom jailed for beating, throttling child

2016-02-03 11:01

A KwaZulu-Natal woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for beating her 11-year-old stepdaughter with a golf club and a belt, and throttling her.

Child marriage in Mozambique: Desperate to escape

2016-02-01 11:58

A growing number of Mozambique girls are turning to child marriage in hopes of escaping their poverty stricken families.

Sex offender accused of trying to abduct girl, 3, at airport

2016-01-28 18:30

A registered sex offender is accused of trying to kidnap a 3-year-old girl while her family was renting a car at Miami International Airport.

Malawian mom burns son's hands, mouth over missing piece of chicken

2016-01-28 12:50

A Malawian mother has been arrested for allegedly burning her son's hands and forcing burning coal into his mouth because of a stolen piece of chicken.

Funeral for slain baby to be held in Cape Town

2016-01-28 05:16

The funeral of seven-month-old Inganathi Mnyani, who was killed by her mother's boyfriend in a fit of rage, will be held in Philippi, Cape Town.

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