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An Australian Cardinal received 6 years in prison for child sexual abuse. Here’s how other countries have punished abusive priests.

Law enforcement officials in some countries have become more willing in recent years to prosecute priest perpetrators, according to observers of the scandals.

Difficult Conversations: Talk to your kids about child sexual abuse

What would you rather have—a child who cannot confide in you or a child who can trust you? As parents, there are a few things we need to keep in mind.


Childhood sexual abuse is equally traumatic for boys and girls

In India, out of all the cases of child sexual abuse, unreported cases of male child sexual abuse is likely to be significantly higher than that of females. Most incidents are likely to be squashed and discounted by the boy's parents.

All 15 Texas Catholic dioceses to name priests accused of sexual abuse of minor

The investigation comes after Burns in August revealed a former pastor, Edmundo Paredes, was accused of abusing three boys more than a decade ago.

#MeToo: How to talk to your kids about sexual abuse

ell your kids that it is not okay to have any body secrets from them at any time, and that if someone threatens them, then they definitely need to talk to you freely without any fear of being reprimanded.

Plea in Delhi HC on order to govt to review child abuse cases

The Delhi High Court Friday agreed to hear a plea later this month, that seeks directions to the Delhi government to constitute a panel to review child sexual abuse cases where the accused have been acquitted


Maneka Gandhi extends support to petition on male child sexual abuse

The minister said that following the petition, she had in September 2017 instructed the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to look into the issue.

Government mulls lifting time bar on reporting child sexual abuse

"We are in the process of writing to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) asking them to amend Section 473 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC). So, time limitation will go away," Secretary, WCD, R K Shrivastava, on Monday said at a press meet.

School staffer held for student’s ‘sexual abuse’ in Kolkata

The accused, Malay Kumar Barua, was booked under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act-2012 after the minor girl’s parents lodged a complaint at Rabindra Sarobar police station on Thursday.

'Allow adults to file complaint of sex abuse during childhood'

DMK MP Kanimozhi, who accompanied the woman, told PTI that she would raise the matter in Parliament in the second half of the budget session.

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How safe children are in India: News in Numbers

Crimes against children have increased by 14% in India from 2014 to 2016. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Plenty of evidence to show death penalty for child rapists is no deterrent

The government's proposal to modify the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act or POCSO Act and ensure death penalty for child rapists has many problems. Shalini Nair reports.