Tag: child abuse
When a child needs protection, the police and Welfare Department must take action under the Child Act even if the parents of a child withdraw a complaint.
Australia's financial regulator raise concerns over money transfer platform’s alleged breaches of country's laws.
Police have detained the boy's mother and her boyfriend.
Indonesian woman says it was 'unintentional'.
Burger seller, aged 35, pleads guilty to 38 charges of sexual harrassment, attempted rape and unnatural sex.
Users are offered, for a fee, membership in WhatsApp groups that let them chat with boys and view gay porn.
James Nagayam of the Suriana Welfare Society says the many reoccurring cases of child abuse point to an ineffective system.
More than 50 countries mostly in Europe have laws prohibiting corporal punishment of children in the home, which some researchers say is an ineffective form of discipline.
The boy may have been punched in the stomach and back, say police.
A law allowing South Korean parents to physically discipline their children is to be scrapped, prompting controversy in a country where hierarchical family values still predominate.
A social worker and a psychologist say shaming children on social media is a form of emotional abuse which can inflict long-term harm.
The 42-year-old woman is said to have fled to Kedah.
Aliff Syukri posted a video showing him treating his daughter's wound, and later defended his act.
The case came to light last year when one of the children escaped through a window from the couple's home and called emergency services.
The new legislation makes it obligatory for superiors and co-workers to report abuse allegations, punish failure to report and offer assistance to victims and families.
The 30-year-old suspect was detained at a food stall this evening.
England's criminal court states that female genital mutilation or FGM is a form of 'child abuse.'
Ong Chin Lan was instrumental in establishing D11 as well as the Child Interview Centre and the NUR Alert system.
The claimant cannot be named for legal reasons and the court did not make the claim public.
Police seize an electrical wire, a cane and a shirt hanger believed to have been used to abuse the boy.
Japan's prime minister also says the government will raise the number of child welfare workers by some 1,000 for the next fiscal year starting in April from the current 3,200.
The film explores the impact of the protagonists' decision to act on long-dormant memories of abuse on scouting excursions and summer camps.
This followed public complaints over their street stunt of flinging the child dangerously.
The Russian couple behind the street act calls it a form of 'exercise' for their toddler.