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When the system denies children justice

Do we care for the welfare of children as much as we care for the welfare of adults and those in power?

Lorry driver gets 40 years, 24 strokes of rotan for incest,...

Judge says what he did would leave a lasting trauma on 11-year-old daughter.

Jeffrey Epstein accusers cannot recoup damages over plea deal

US District Judge Kenneth Marra also rejected the women's bid to void the non-prosecution agreement.

Epstein accusers detail sexual abuse claims in emotional court hearing

More than a dozen women described how Jeffrey Epstein 'stole' their dreams and 'robbed' them of their innocence.

Britain’s Prince Andrew ‘appalled’ by Epstein abuse claims

The grainy video published by the Daily Mail claims to show the prince waving goodbye to a woman as she leaves Jeffrey Epstein's New York mansion in 2010.

Shadows still loom around Epstein after sexual predator’s death

As authorities investigate Epstein's death – and his living associates – little doubt remains about the extent of his sexual obsessions.

Levi’s joins mission to save Lesotho women from sex abuse

The jeans conglomerates have signed an agreement where an independent committee will deal with complaints, identify if any violations have occurred and enforce remedies.

Epstein victims to sue financier’s estate this week

Two women intend to take advantage of a new New York State law which makes it possible to pursue decades-old claims of abuse.

Fifa dragging its feet in Afghan sex abuse scandal, says coach

Afghanistan's women's football team was formed in 2010 but some conservative-minded Afghans still oppose women playing sports.

Govt probing ‘exploitation’ of Orang Asli women by foreigners

Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says news report on 'marriages of convenience' merits further investigation to ensure the welfare of the Orang Asli women and kids.

R Kelly charged for creating child porn

New charges against singer R Kelly include receiving and producing child pornography, enticing a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity and obstruction of justice.

R Kelly arrested on federal sex crime charges

It is not immediately clear if the new federal charges against Kelly are related to previous cases.

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse

Canadian teacher and convicted sex offender Neil Bantleman is granted clemency in Indonesia, throwing a spotlight on the country's justice system.

Woody Allen debuts at Milan’s world-famous La Scala

Woody Allen is making his debut at Milan's legendary La Scala opera house directing a Puccini production before a European audience apparently unswayed by historic sex abuse allegations.

When children abuse children

The true perpetrator in instances where children abuse other children are the families and adults.

Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions

George Pell makes an appearance in a Melbourne court to appeal a hearing to overturn convictions for sexually assaulting two choir boys in the 1990s.

US university doctor sexually abused at least 177 students

Reports of his actions surfaced for years, yet no action was taken against Richard Strauss by the university for sexually abusing 177 male students.

MCMC blocks 400 websites with child sexual abuse content

This action was carried out with the help of police and Interpol.

Colombian football rocked by allegations girls were sexually abused

Rozo informed her superiors in the Colombian Football Federation but says it was not until her allegations began appearing in the media that Luna was dismissed.

Pope: Church should admit history of male domination, abuse of women

Pope Francis also urged young people not to be disillusioned by the clerical sexual abuse scandal that has hit the Church.

Australian Cardinal Pell sentenced to 6 years jail for abusing 2...

The former Vatican treasurer is the highest ranking Catholic priest worldwide to be convicted for child sex offences.

R Kelly freed from Chicago jail after child support paid

After being in jail for two weeks, R Kelly pays child support to be released.

‘Simpsons’ producer pulls episode featuring Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson features in a 1991 episode of The Simpsons, where he voices a character in a psychiatric ward who believes he was the pop star.

R. Kelly girlfriends defend superstar, deny brainwashing

R. Kelly's girlfriends, Azriel Clary and Joycelyn Savage, dubbed accusations against Kelly as money-making schemes.