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# abuse - Friday 18 May, 2018

After being summoned to the Vatican over child sex abuse scandal, all Chilean bishops resign
# Audience With The Pope
# Audience With The Pope

After being summoned to the Vatican over child sex abuse scandal, all Chilean bishops resign

May 18th 2018, 12:46 PM 100,985 Views 52 Comments

The thirty-four bishops tendered their resignations today.

# abuse - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'Three men abused me but 46 years later, I'm still fighting the State'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

'Three men abused me but 46 years later, I'm still fighting the State'

May 6th 2018, 7:30 AM 42,210 Views 26 Comments

‘Instead of standing right beside me, the State has stood right in front of me and blocked me every way and it’s going to fight me all the way to Europe.’

# abuse - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'Groundbreaking' domestic violence law covers psychological abuse and the views of children
# Coercive Control
# Coercive Control

'Groundbreaking' domestic violence law covers psychological abuse and the views of children

May 3rd 2018, 8:31 AM 30,454 Views 48 Comments

The legislation gives extra support to survivors.

# abuse - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Clare teenager thought about killing his mother to end 'years of abuse' against him and siblings
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Clare teenager thought about killing his mother to end 'years of abuse' against him and siblings

Apr 25th 2018, 8:17 PM 34,995 Views 0 Comments

The woman is to be sentenced next month.

HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care
# Galway
# Galway

HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care

Apr 25th 2018, 10:52 AM 25,638 Views 41 Comments

“It’s not a life, I’m doing the prison sentence.”

# abuse - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'Nothing changes, nothing gets done' - Ireland star shares new racist abuse
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

'Nothing changes, nothing gets done' - Ireland star shares new racist abuse

Apr 24th 2018, 2:41 PM 5,661 Views 6 Comments

Cyrus Christie was also subject to racist taunting last November.

# abuse - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Trump declares April 'Sexual Assault Awareness' month
# Abuse
# Abuse

Trump declares April 'Sexual Assault Awareness' month

Mar 31st 2018, 7:32 AM 15,459 Views 66 Comments

“Sexual assault crimes remain tragically common in our society,” said the US president.

# abuse - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Social workers have to develop skills to deal with allegations of historical abuse 'on the hoof'
# Tusla
# Tusla

Social workers have to develop skills to deal with allegations of historical abuse 'on the hoof'

Mar 29th 2018, 6:25 AM 8,848 Views 12 Comments

The CEO of Tusla has said this area is “one of the most challenging” aspects of the agency’s work.

# abuse - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Zappone to commission review into 'complex' child abuse case
# Review
# Review

Zappone to commission review into 'complex' child abuse case

Mar 28th 2018, 5:48 PM 11,060 Views 0 Comments

The case is believed to involve a number of children.

# abuse - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Solicitor says child sexual exploitation allegations in UK town 'tip of the iceberg'
# Telford
# Telford

Solicitor says child sexual exploitation allegations in UK town 'tip of the iceberg'

Mar 13th 2018, 10:42 PM 21,409 Views 92 Comments

Nazir Afzal – who has overseen similar high profile cases in the UK – said he knew “more would come out”.

Mary McAleese's brother calls for people who knew of priest's abuse to come forward
# Malachy Finnegan
# Malachy Finnegan

Mary McAleese's brother calls for people who knew of priest's abuse to come forward

Mar 13th 2018, 10:31 AM 19,966 Views 120 Comments

Clem Leneghan said he does not want his story to take the spotlight away from where it belongs.

# abuse - Monday 12 March, 2018

Mary McAleese says her brother was 'seriously, physically, sadistically abused by Malachy Finnegan'
# Abuse
# Abuse

Mary McAleese says her brother was 'seriously, physically, sadistically abused by Malachy Finnegan'

Mar 12th 2018, 11:15 AM 76,592 Views 142 Comments

“My mother, almost 90 years of age, had to discover that from the Belfast Telegraph three weeks ago.”

# abuse - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Boys account for a third of online abuse images and often suffer the worst horrors
# New Study
# New Study

Boys account for a third of online abuse images and often suffer the worst horrors

Mar 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 12,431 Views 8 Comments

A new study has been produced based on a review of over a million images and videos.

# abuse - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Michael Colgan denies allegations of bullying and harassment in Gate workplace report
# Abuse
# Abuse

Michael Colgan denies allegations of bullying and harassment in Gate workplace report

Mar 8th 2018, 10:47 AM 8,099 Views 0 Comments

A report has been published today.

# abuse - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

11 people arrested in connection with suspected child exploitation released without charge
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

11 people arrested in connection with suspected child exploitation released without charge

Mar 7th 2018, 7:13 AM 19,326 Views 0 Comments

Files will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# abuse - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners

Mar 3rd 2018, 6:30 AM 33,691 Views 20 Comments

Up to last year, if a patient qualified under their spouse or partner’s benefit, they simply had to sign a form at the clinic.

# abuse - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody
# Longford
# Longford

Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody

Feb 17th 2018, 11:50 AM 14,815 Views 0 Comments

He pleaded guilty to the production, possession and distribution of child pornography, along with sexually exploiting minors.

# abuse - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year
# Medecins Sans Frontieres
# Medecins Sans Frontieres

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year

Feb 15th 2018, 7:19 AM 11,611 Views 10 Comments

A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam is now spreading.

# abuse - Monday 5 February, 2018

Despite denial, Pope Francis received abuse victim's letter
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Despite denial, Pope Francis received abuse victim's letter

Feb 5th 2018, 12:43 PM 19,840 Views 90 Comments

The Pope was handed an eight-page letter in 2015 that graphically detailed how a priest sexually assaulted a man and clergy ignored it.

# abuse - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Teenage sex abuse victim felt 'used liked a puppet' by man who blackmailed  her over two years
# Galway
# Galway

Teenage sex abuse victim felt 'used liked a puppet' by man who blackmailed her over two years

Feb 1st 2018, 7:10 PM 25,345 Views 0 Comments

Alan Feehily was described as “pure evil” by his victim.

# abuse - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

265 people have come forward as victims of USA Gymnastics doctor
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

265 people have come forward as victims of USA Gymnastics doctor

Jan 31st 2018, 6:34 PM 9,690 Views 0 Comments

Last week, Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for abusing girls.

# abuse - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

27-year-old charged after raping eight-month-old cousin in India
# Delhi
# Delhi

27-year-old charged after raping eight-month-old cousin in India

Jan 30th 2018, 11:05 AM 55,932 Views 58 Comments

The baby is currently recovering in hospital.

# abuse - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Being punched, having your hand stood on and death threats - the life of a Dublin clamper
# Tensions
# Tensions

Being punched, having your hand stood on and death threats - the life of a Dublin clamper

Jan 28th 2018, 10:00 PM 59,323 Views 159 Comments

One of the most chilling threats came from a doctor who said, “I hope I never see you in A&E.”

# abuse - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Sexual abuse victim tells ex-US team doctor: 'You are a repulsive liar'
# Larry Nassar
# Larry Nassar

Sexual abuse victim tells ex-US team doctor: 'You are a repulsive liar'

Jan 16th 2018, 9:50 PM 44,786 Views 0 Comments

Nearly 100 women and girls planned to speak or have their statements read during an extraordinary four-day sentencing hearing.

# abuse - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Bill Kenneally's 'forgotten victims' want to know how that 'horrible monster got away with it for so long'
# Waterford
# Waterford

Bill Kenneally's 'forgotten victims' want to know how that 'horrible monster got away with it for so long'

Jan 3rd 2018, 6:30 AM 30,966 Views 27 Comments

The government has said it will launch an inquiry – but there is no start date as yet.

# abuse - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Childline received over 1,000 calls and messages from children on Christmas Day
# ISPCC
# ISPCC

Childline received over 1,000 calls and messages from children on Christmas Day

Dec 26th 2017, 8:41 AM 14,771 Views 13 Comments

Some got in touch because they were worried about abuse while others simply needed company.

# abuse - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Three women accuse hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of rape
# Abuse
# Abuse

Three women accuse hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of rape

Dec 14th 2017, 12:34 PM 14,946 Views 79 Comments

The 60-year-old hip-hop legend denied the rape accusations, which date back to 1988.

# abuse - Monday 4 December, 2017

Man who sexually assaulted friend's 13-year-old step-son jailed for five years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who sexually assaulted friend's 13-year-old step-son jailed for five years

Dec 4th 2017, 10:30 PM 18,474 Views 0 Comments

The 42-year-old man was aware the 13-year-old boy had recently come out as gay and that he had been a victim of previous sexual abuse.

Met Opera suspends conductor James Levine following multiple sexual misconduct claims
# New York
# New York

Met Opera suspends conductor James Levine following multiple sexual misconduct claims

Dec 4th 2017, 7:02 AM 9,875 Views 7 Comments

Met officials said they were launching an investigation.

# abuse - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping
# Punishment
# Punishment

Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping

Dec 2nd 2017, 10:30 AM 18,192 Views 13 Comments

The case prompted Chinese authorities to call for an “immediate” investigation into all kindergartens across the country.

# abuse - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food'
# Amnesty International
# Amnesty International

Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food'

Nov 21st 2017, 8:58 AM 5,692 Views 13 Comments

A new Amnesty International report has said Rohingya treatment amounts to apartheid.

# abuse - Friday 17 November, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians
# Executive Council
# Executive Council

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians

Nov 17th 2017, 6:15 PM 60,850 Views 164 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy leader was subject to online abuse by Walsh.

# abuse - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Actress sues Harvey Weinstein for alleged rape in 2016
# Beverly Hills
# Beverly Hills

Actress sues Harvey Weinstein for alleged rape in 2016

Nov 15th 2017, 8:23 AM 21,091 Views 60 Comments

The woman, who has remained anonymous, met with Weinstein to discuss a part in the TV series Marco Polo.

# abuse - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'We carry negativity in our bodies': Therapy sessions for priests affected by abuse scandals
# Circle Of Healing
# Circle Of Healing

'We carry negativity in our bodies': Therapy sessions for priests affected by abuse scandals

Nov 14th 2017, 12:33 PM 8,900 Views 53 Comments

The Association of Catholic Priests is launching therapy sessions for the mental wellbeing of priests.

# abuse - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Huge spike in steroid use despite side effects such as stunted growth and baldness
# Bodybuilding
# Bodybuilding

Huge spike in steroid use despite side effects such as stunted growth and baldness

Nov 11th 2017, 7:45 AM 12,288 Views 38 Comments

Gardaí believe about a dozen gyms in Dublin city centre and northside have been used as selling points.

# abuse - Friday 10 November, 2017

Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case
# Warning To Friend
# Warning To Friend

Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case

Nov 10th 2017, 6:30 AM 42,430 Views 0 Comments

The woman said she sent the video to warn a friend about the dangers of leaving her children alone with her boyfriend.

# abuse - Sunday 5 November, 2017

'Launching bottles and other objects from up in the stands makes you cowards, not hard men' - McClean
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

'Launching bottles and other objects from up in the stands makes you cowards, not hard men' - McClean

Nov 5th 2017, 1:13 PM 12,216 Views 58 Comments

BBC’s Match of the Day programme was also criticised by the Ireland star.

# abuse - Friday 27 October, 2017

English couple who livestreamed abuse of a child jailed for a combined 17 years
# Abuse
# Abuse

English couple who livestreamed abuse of a child jailed for a combined 17 years

Oct 27th 2017, 10:23 AM 30,302 Views 43 Comments

The FBI alerted Devon and Cornwall Police who started an investigation into the couple.

HSE boss says care agency that looked after 'Grace' was not treated unfairly
# Abuse
# Abuse

HSE boss says care agency that looked after 'Grace' was not treated unfairly

Oct 27th 2017, 6:20 AM 7,155 Views 8 Comments

Tony O’Brien was told by one committee member that he is pre-empting the work of the inquiry.

# abuse - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences

Oct 24th 2017, 3:00 PM 75,396 Views 199 Comments

The former sports journalist groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.