Tag: child abuse
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.
Senior paediatrician Dr Irene Cheah Guat Sim says some parents think since the child is their ‘property’ they can do what they like with them.
Dr Irene Cheah Guat Sim says perpetrators may not realise that their actions constitute abuse or neglect, while cultural norms further muddy the waters.
Dr Irene Cheah Guat Sim admits that at times the reports produced by doctors are disappointing and not very conclusive.
Deputy minister Hannah Yeoh says parents and grown-ups will be in denial if they don't want to discuss sex among young people.
Magistrate allows RM15,000 bail for each charge with a condition that the accused does not go close to the children he has hurt.