Sexual Abuse

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Wolf whistling men in France will be fined under new law

Wolf whistling men in France will be fined under new law

Wolf whistling men in France will be fined under new law

Gender equality minister Marlene Schiappa says it is necessary to bring harassment in the street into the law

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Who is Harvey Weinstein? The film producer accused of sexual assault by Hollywood stars

Who is Harvey Weinstein? The film producer accused of sexual assault by Hollywood stars

Who is Harvey Weinstein? The film producer accused of sexual assault by stars

Film producer Harvey Weinstein has lost his job and his wife has left him over the allegations

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Football coach arrested for sexual abuse of minors he met online

Women's football coach arrested for sexual abuse of minors

Women's football coach arrested for sexual abuse of minors

The football coach allegedly filmed some of the abuse

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Mother who fatally stabbed alleged rapist won't be charged

Mother who fatally stabbed daughter's alleged rapist won't be charged

Mother who fatally stabbed daughter's alleged rapist won't be charged

The National Prosecuting Authority says there is little chance the woman would be prosecuted, despite admitting to the stabbing

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Ted Heath: 'Investigation may make it look like police are more interested in publicity than cause'

Ted Heath investigation: 'We should be spending this money on paedophiles who are still alive'

'We should be spending Ted Heath money on paedophiles who are still alive'

Barrister Jason Hadden says many think money should be spent on paedophiles who are alive rather than alleged ones who have died

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Woman claims she was raped by 23 men in India

Woman claims she was gang-raped by 23 men in India

Woman claims she was gang-raped by 23 men in India

Although she told police there were 23 men, when appearing before a magistrate she claimed there were only eight men

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Judge rules Newcastle grooming gang didn't target white girls due to race

Judge rules Newcastle grooming gang didn't target white girls due to their race

Judge rules Newcastle grooming gang didn't target white girls due to their race

Judge Penny Moreland says the men in the gang targeted teenagers and young women who were 'young, impressionable, naive and vulnerable'

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

'People who make false sex abuse claims keep taxpayer-funded compensation'

People who make false sex abuse claims are keeping taxpayer-funded compensation, report claims

'People who make false sex abuse claims are keeping compensation - report

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority has been criticised for allegedly not taking money back from people who made false claims

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Child abuse: 'Criticising Sarah Champion suggests we should be quiet or be branded racist', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Sarah Champion backlash suggests we should be quiet on rape or be branded racist', says Julia

Julia on Sarah Champion: 'If you speak out on rape you're branded racist'

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashed with Muslim MP Khalid Mahmood over the criticism of Sarah Champion's article

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Newcastle sex gang: 'Authorities can't be cowed by racist allegations', says Imam Dr Taj Hargey

Newcastle sex gang: 'Authorities can't be cowed by racist allegations', says Imam Dr Taj Hargey

Newcastle: 'Authorities can't be cowed by racist accusations' says Imam

Dr Taj Hargey spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the conviction of 18 people for offences relating to child sexual abuse

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

More than 500 children in German Catholic choir 'abused between 1945 and early 1990s'

More than 500 children in German Catholic choir abused between 1945 and early 1990s - report

More than 500 children in German choir abused over five decades - report

Lawyer Ulrich Weber has completed a report on abuse which took place in the Regensburger Domspatzen choir

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

'Robotic sex robots could encourage people to abuse children and rape others', says Foundation for Responsible Robotics

Sex robots could encourage rape and paedophilia, says campaigner

Sex robots could encourage rape and paedophilia, says campaigner

The Foundation for Responsible Robotics is calling for a debate on sex robots before they become widely available

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Church of England concealed evidence of child abuse by former bishop, report says

Church of England concealed evidence of child abuse by former bishop, report says

Church of England concealed evidence of abuse by former bishop, report says

A report titled Abuse of Faith claims senior figures in the Church of England showed little care for the victims of Peter Ball

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Former TV weather reporter Fred Talbot convicted of sexually abusing teenage boys

Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot convicted of sexually abusing teenage boys

Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot convicted of sexually abusing teenage boys

Fred Talbot has been found guilty of seven charges against him

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Priest laughs as he admits abusing children at religious institution in Italy

Laughing priest admits abusing deaf-mute children at religious institution in Italy

Laughing priest admits abusing deaf children at religious institution in Italy

'Don Piccoli' admits the abuse - but claims child encouraged him by showing him his penis

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Former Newcastle United coach George Ormond charged with 29 historic child sex offences

Former Newcastle United coach charged with 29 historic child sex offences

Charges against George Ormond relate to alleged offences between 1973 and 1998

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

'Professionals actively encourage under 16s to have sex by giving them contraception', says Family Education Trust

'Professionals actively encourage under 16s to have sex by giving them contraception', says Family Education Trust

'Professionals actively encourage under 16s to have sex'

The Family Education Trust has a released a report which claims children are at risk of sexual abuse because underage sex is viewed as a part of growing up

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

'Mr and Mrs Fritzl' kept children locked in London basement for 16 years as they beat and abused them

London couple jailed for keeping children locked in basement for 16 years

London couple jailed for keeping children locked in basement for 16 years

The children were abused by the couple between 1969 and 1985, but were forced to pretend their lives were fine when social services visited

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Jordan approves draft resolution to stop rapists married to their victims from avoiding prison

Jordan backs law change to stop rapists marrying victims to dodge jail

Jordan backs law change to stop rapists marrying victims to dodge jail

Rapists who stay married to their victim for at least three years avoid punishment under current legislation

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

End Violence Against Women Coalition slams 'barbaric' child tax credit rape clause

Tax credit 'rape clause' slammed as 'barbaric' by gender violence group

Tax credit 'rape clause' slammed as 'barbaric' by gender violence group

Last week the Government introduced a cap on child tax credits parents are only eligible to receive the benefit for their first two children, unless the mother can prove she was raped

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Man on trial for murder jumps to his death from courthouse balcony

Man on trial for murder jumps to his death from courthouse balcony

Man on trial for murder jumps to his death from courthouse balcony

Robert Seman was accused of killing a 10-year-old girl and her grandparents in 2015, if he was convicted he would have faced the death penalty

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

More than 100 people detained as 'paedophile handbook' is found in Spain

'Paedophile handbook' found in Spain as over 100 detained in child sex abuse crackdown

More than 100 people detained as 'paedophile handbook' is found in Spain

More than 100 people who took part in a paedophile network have been detained, so far 10 victims have been identified from the network's files

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Child pornography: 'Facebook has lost the plot, websites need independent supervision', says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

'Facebook has lost the plot' on child pornography, says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

Child pornography: 'Websites can't be trusted, they need supervision'

Chairman of the Commons media committee Damian Collins has criticised Facebook for the handling of reports about sexualised child images on the website

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Mother sentenced to four years in prison after pushing daughter into prostitution

Mother sentenced to four years in prison after selling daughter for sex

Mother sentenced to four years in prison after selling daughter for sex

A mother has been jailed for forcing her daughter into prostitution as well as encouraging her then- boyfriend to rape her

Friday, December 16, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016

101-year-old man convicted of 21 historical sex offences

The 101-year-old paedophile: Ralph Clarke convicted of 21 historical sex offences

101-year-old man convicted of 21 historical sex offences

Ralph Clarke, a retired lorry driver, was convicted at Birmingham Crown Court

Friday, October 21, 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016

Priest and solider arrested for sexual abuse 'carried out under spiritual healing' in Italy

Exorcist priest who promised to free girls from 'demon of lust' arrested on sex abuse charges

Exorcist priest arrested on sex abuse charges in Italy

Salvatore Anello has been jailed along with soldier Salvatore Muratore after months-long investigation

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Cliff Richard: 'You're never going to achieve a perfect situation to protect people's reputations', says leading solicitor

Cliff Richard: 'Outing' of suspects can never be completely stamped out, says leading solicitor

Cliff Richard: 'Outing' of suspects can never be completely stopped, says lawyer

Cliff Richard is calling for suspects of crime not to be identified to the public until they are charged, after there was much coverage of sexual abuse claims made against him

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

Crown Prosecution Service receives second challenge against decision not to charge Cliff Richard

Crown Prosecution Service receives new challenge on Cliff Richard sex abuse verdict

Crown Prosecution Service challenged again on Cliff Richard sex abuse verdict

The decision not to charge Cliff Richard for historic sex abuse has been challenged a second time