Springs 'house of horror' father found guilty of rape, attempted murder

2018-08-16 11:32

The man dubbed the "Springs monster", who is accused of the decade-long abuse of his five children, has been was found guilty in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.


2018-07-30 14:00

RESIDENTS are still in shock after a 14-year-old girl was stabbed to death by an 11-year-old girl at her home on Thursday.

Police: Abused children whipped, kept in dungeon-like room

2018-07-27 07:32

A Michigan couple has been charged after authorities say their five children were punished with whippings and confinement in a dark, locked bedroom described by a police officer as a "dungeon."

WATCH: YouTube channel FamilyOFive shut down for child abuse

2018-07-20 22:23

The YouTube channel that used to upload prank videos on family members is shut down after uploading "content that endangers children."

Couple accused of murdering 18-month-old Jeremiah Ruiters face new child neglect charges

2018-07-18 21:06

Additional charges have been added in the case against a Cape Town couple accused of murdering 18-month-old Jeremiah Ruiters, and they relate to the alleged abuse and neglect of the little boy’s siblings.

More needs to be done to address child marriages – Centre for Child Law

2018-07-09 20:41

The centre says gaps in current legislation need to be addressed through processes supported by community engagement.

Australian archbishop sentenced to 12 months for child sex abuse cover-up

2018-07-03 11:10

The most senior Roman Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse has been sentenced to 12 months in detention by an Australian court.

Ex-boarding school teacher back in US to face child sex charges

2018-06-28 05:44

The one-time head of the theatre programme at an elite Massachusetts boarding school has been returned to the US from Thailand to face child rape charges involving one former student.

Stepfather of badly abused boy may be referred for psychiatric evaluation

2018-06-22 16:33

The stepfather of a boy who was abused so badly that he needed to be admitted to a special care centre may be referred for psychiatric evaluation, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Girl reports abusive parents, says sisters are 'chained up'

2018-06-21 06:24

A 17-year-old girl says on a 911 call played in court that her two little sisters are chained up at their Southern California home.


I was 13 when Magnus Malan made me 'his wife' for a night - alleged child sex victim

2018-08-10 12:04

A victim of an alleged paedophile network involving senior apartheid government ministers and businessmen in the 1980s has described how he was kidnapped, raped and forced to perform sexual acts by former defence minister Magnus Malan and another 'uncle'.

Pope accepts resignation of US cardinal caught in abuse scandal

2018-07-28 18:57

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a prominent US cardinal who is accused of sexually abusing a teenager nearly five decades ago.

Missing Khayelitsha girl, 5, found raped and murdered

2018-07-24 16:48

A man has been arrested for the rape and murder of a little girl after she went missing on her way home.

Cape Town stepdad accused of severe child abuse referred for psychiatric evaluation

2018-07-19 17:51

The Cape Town stepfather accused, along with his wife, of abusing a toddler so badly that he was admitted to a special care centre, has been referred for psychiatric evaluation.

Chilean priest accused of sexually abusing minors arrested

2018-07-13 14:03

Authorities in Chile have arrested a priest accused of sexually abusing minors in the latest turn of a scandal engulfing the country's Roman Catholic Church for having covered up abuses for decades.

Thousands of underage children in SA are married, Parliament hears

2018-07-04 17:58

Almost 100 000 underage children in South Africa are married, the Commission for Gender Equality has told the Portfolio Committee on Social Development in Parliament.

Suffer little children: The missing, the lost and the dead

2018-06-29 07:38

Following the murder and rape of 6-year-old Stacey Adams in Eastridge, Mitchells Plain, and the community's outrage at the incident, News24's Jenna Etheridge pieces together a country's shame.

Vatican convicts ex-diplomat of child porn distribution

2018-06-23 18:42

The Vatican tribunal has convicted a former Holy See diplomat and sentenced him to five years in prison for possessing and distributing child pornography in the first such trial of its kind inside the Vatican.

Kids movie alert: Does Show Dogs groom kids for sexual abuse?

2018-06-21 13:02

Show Dogs seems like a wonderful family film to take the kids to watch this school holiday. But before you do, you should know about the international outcry after parents and experts alike noted that the film indirectly grooms children for sexual abuse.

Investigating officer in Verulam girl's rape case removed – KZN police

2018-06-13 17:44

The investigating officer in the case of the 10-year-old Verulam girl, who was allegedly raped by her stepfather for the past five years, has been removed from the case due to negligence, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

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