Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

child sex abuse


Cricket Australia apologises to child sex abuse victims

October 03, 2022 3:35 pm

Jamie Mitchell, a former Australia Under-19 cricketer had alleged early this year that he was "sexually abused" by team officials during the tour of Sri Lanka in 1985.

Explained: Interpol's ICSE initiative on child sex abuse, now joined by the CBI

July 11, 2022 8:15 pm

Interpol's database uses video and image comparison to analyse Child Sex Exploitation Material (CSEM) and make connections between victims, abusers and places.

French actor breaks silence on child sex abuse within church

October 11, 2021 6:59 pm

The play called “Pardon?” is drawn from the French author and actor's own life, describing how he felt devoured from the inside by the abuse.

French Church and state at odds over sex abuse confessions

October 07, 2021 9:20 pm

Monsignor Eric de Moulins-Beaufort shocked some people in France when he told France-Info radio Wednesday that “the secrets of confession are stronger than the laws of the republic.”

‘With better reporting rate, there will be lesser cases of child abuse’

December 30, 2019 5:51 am

It is a challenging job because people don’t like talking about ‘Sex Education’ and don’t understand its importance even though it is extremely important.

'We failed them': Australian PM Scott Morrison offers rare apology to victims of child sex abuse

October 22, 2018 8:51 am

The gesture followed a five-year inquiry into child sexual abuse that delved into more than 8,000 cases of sexual misconduct, most of them at religious and state-run institutions responsible for keeping children safe.

Pope Francis expels Chilean priest accused of child sex abuse

September 16, 2018 7:33 am

The Catholic Church worldwide is reeling from crises involving sexual abuse of minors, deeply damaging confidence in the Church in Chile, but also in the United States, Australia, and Ireland where the scandal has hit hardest, and elsewhere.

US Senate orders Pentagon to review child-on-child sex abuse

May 26, 2018 12:38 pm

Many cases went unprosecuted, even when an attacker had confessed. That lack of justice left victims little support and offenders little consequence.

Catholic archbishop convicted in Australia of concealing child sex abuse

May 22, 2018 1:45 pm

Wilson was accused of covering up a serious indictable offence by another priest, James Fletcher, after being told about it in 1976 when he was an assistant parish priest in the state of New South Wales.

Why are children’s bodies battlefields of communal and family wars?

April 15, 2018 10:47 am

Children’s bodies are ‘feminised’ the same way as women’s bodies are. Bodies become frontlines where men fight their wars, bond through gangrapes and communicate messages of hatred towards other communities.