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#Child Abuse

# child-abuse - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles

Mar 19th 2016, 10:00 AM 29,103 Views 51 Comments

The move comes after a spike in child rapes.

# child-abuse - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Montessori teacher jailed for taking pornographic pictures of a 4-year-old in his care
# Courts
# Courts

Montessori teacher jailed for taking pornographic pictures of a 4-year-old in his care

Mar 3rd 2016, 3:36 PM 26,029 Views 53 Comments

The girl’s parents said the man’s actions would impact them as a family for the rest of their lives.

Police hunt for man who fled court just before being found guilty of child rape
# Manchester
# Manchester

Police hunt for man who fled court just before being found guilty of child rape

Mar 3rd 2016, 3:09 PM 13,385 Views 50 Comments

The 37-year-old man fled from court in Manchester while the jury were deliberating on the verdict.

Cardinal says it was 'disastrous coincidence' five paedophile priests preyed on children
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

Cardinal says it was 'disastrous coincidence' five paedophile priests preyed on children

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:50 AM 17,716 Views 163 Comments

The Vatican’s finance chief was based in the town at a time when dozens of children were being abused.

# child-abuse - Monday 29 February, 2016

Church 'mucked up' and dismissed paedophilia allegations, cardinal admits
# No More Silence
# No More Silence

Church 'mucked up' and dismissed paedophilia allegations, cardinal admits

Feb 29th 2016, 10:44 AM 11,082 Views 125 Comments

Cardinal George Pell told an Australian commission into child sex abuse that the church made “enormous mistakes” in its handling of complaints.

# child-abuse - Friday 22 January, 2016

Tears in court as mother is found guilty of starving and abusing her children for five years
# Courts
# Courts

Tears in court as mother is found guilty of starving and abusing her children for five years

Jan 22nd 2016, 8:04 PM 37,186 Views 29 Comments

The woman was convicted of choking and attempting to drown one daughter, and trying to hit her two sons with her car.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Abused girl (3) found taped up in wardrobe and offered for sex
# Arizona
# Arizona

Abused girl (3) found taped up in wardrobe and offered for sex

Jan 20th 2016, 9:43 PM 48,571 Views 5 Comments

The police chief in Mesa, Arizona said the case “shocks the soul”, and that investigating officers would be given counselling.

# child-abuse - Thursday 14 January, 2016

English man jailed for life for "barbaric" murder of his two-week old daughter
# Florence Mae Collins
# Florence Mae Collins

English man jailed for life for "barbaric" murder of his two-week old daughter

Jan 14th 2016, 10:41 PM 43,022 Views 54 Comments

“It is almost impossible to believe that anyone could subject a tiny baby to such a disgusting attack, let alone her own father.”

# child-abuse - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Spotlight movie shines light on Catholic Church abuses that are all too familiar
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Spotlight movie shines light on Catholic Church abuses that are all too familiar

Jan 10th 2016, 9:00 PM 30,786 Views 132 Comments

The new Hollywood movie focuses on the Pulitzer Prize winning investigation carried out by The Boston Globe into the Catholic Church’s cover-up of child-molesting priests.

# child-abuse - Friday 8 January, 2016

At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother
# Regensburger Domspatzen
# Regensburger Domspatzen

At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother

Jan 8th 2016, 8:42 PM 108,914 Views 162 Comments

George Ratzinger, Benedict’s older brother, ran the famous Regensburg choir from 1964 to 1994.

# child-abuse - Monday 4 January, 2016

Outrage at closure of only 24-hour service for sexually abused children
# Children
# Children

Outrage at closure of only 24-hour service for sexually abused children

Jan 4th 2016, 6:00 PM 13,830 Views 51 Comments

A charity which offers therapy to child victims said those under the age of 14 will not be able to avail of adequate examination and treatment.

Three strikes and life: This is Renua's radical policy on crime
# Crime
# Crime

Three strikes and life: This is Renua's radical policy on crime

Jan 4th 2016, 12:29 PM 23,816 Views 167 Comments

Renua’s election manifesto includes a measure that would jail some repeat burglars for life.

# child-abuse - Monday 28 December, 2015

Some Ryan Report recommendations yet to be implemented due to lack of resources
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Some Ryan Report recommendations yet to be implemented due to lack of resources

Dec 28th 2015, 8:00 AM 10,750 Views 27 Comments

The report was released in May 2009.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Verdict for former priest who abused young boys comes with mixed feelings
# Opinion
# Opinion

Verdict for former priest who abused young boys comes with mixed feelings

Dec 16th 2015, 5:00 PM 1,684 Views 72 Comments

Henry Moloney, a former Spiritan priest, has been sentenced to four years in prison, with the final year suspended, for the indecent assault of a schoolboy.

# child-abuse - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Almost 700 arrests across UK in child abuse images crackdown
# Vile Industry
# Vile Industry

Almost 700 arrests across UK in child abuse images crackdown

Dec 10th 2015, 2:56 PM 8,084 Views 13 Comments

The arrests followed an operation targeting people looking at online abuse images.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

"Devious and calculating predatory paedophile" gets 17-year sentence for rape of boy
# London
# London

"Devious and calculating predatory paedophile" gets 17-year sentence for rape of boy

Dec 9th 2015, 10:45 PM 19,963 Views 42 Comments

Paul Blaikie, 38, had five years added to his jail term for being a “dangerous and manipulative individual” who poses a risk to children.

# child-abuse - Monday 7 December, 2015

Beating, pinching, deliberate poisoning - 19,000 reports of child abuse made in Ireland every year
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Beating, pinching, deliberate poisoning - 19,000 reports of child abuse made in Ireland every year

Dec 7th 2015, 6:10 AM 10,717 Views 22 Comments

The largest number of referrals relate to concerns about emotional abuse.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

No convictions on over 50 abuse allegations against religious orders
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

No convictions on over 50 abuse allegations against religious orders

Dec 2nd 2015, 3:08 PM 7,738 Views 70 Comments

The latest tranche of child protection reviews examines allegations against 20 orders.

# child-abuse - Monday 23 November, 2015

'Quite startling': €31m of church property for redress fund yet to be transferred
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

'Quite startling': €31m of church property for redress fund yet to be transferred

Nov 23rd 2015, 6:00 AM 8,969 Views 24 Comments

€83 million of donations has been made from congregations since the Ryan Report.

# child-abuse - Friday 13 November, 2015

US Secret Service officer accused of sexting girl he thought was 14, while on duty in the White House
# Robert Lee Moore
# Robert Lee Moore

US Secret Service officer accused of sexting girl he thought was 14, while on duty in the White House

Nov 13th 2015, 8:56 PM 15,142 Views 10 Comments

Robert Lee Moore sent a series of explicit and graphic messages and photos to two undercover federal agents.

# child-abuse - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Amid speculation, Pat Carey steps down as Fianna Fáil's election chief
# Allegations
# Allegations

Amid speculation, Pat Carey steps down as Fianna Fáil's election chief

Nov 12th 2015, 11:58 PM 85,650 Views 0 Comments

The former minister said he does not know if he is at the centre of a garda investigation into allegations of child abuse.

# child-abuse - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Death sentence for men who filmed themselves beating boy (13) to death
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Death sentence for men who filmed themselves beating boy (13) to death

Nov 8th 2015, 2:52 PM 39,635 Views 49 Comments

Four people have been sentenced to death for their part in the brutal assault.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Grandfather 'left granddaughter alone in the desert with a loaded gun and told her to shoot any bad guys'
# Arizona
# Arizona

Grandfather 'left granddaughter alone in the desert with a loaded gun and told her to shoot any bad guys'

Nov 3rd 2015, 8:30 PM 41,780 Views 0 Comments

Sheriffs say that he ordered a burger and had drinks before making a distress call.

# child-abuse - Monday 14 September, 2015

Mother charged after being found pushing dead son on park swings
# Maryland
# Maryland

Mother charged after being found pushing dead son on park swings

Sep 14th 2015, 3:01 PM 34,989 Views 0 Comments

The toddler had been left in the swing for two days.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Just 8 convictions came from 325 allegations of abuse against priests and brothers
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Just 8 convictions came from 325 allegations of abuse against priests and brothers

Sep 9th 2015, 9:05 PM 17,522 Views 61 Comments

This comes as part of an investigation into how the Catholic church has dealt with child abuse.

# child-abuse - Monday 7 September, 2015

Former Dragons' Den star accused of 'sexual activity' with 13-year-old girl
# Charges
# Charges

Former Dragons' Den star accused of 'sexual activity' with 13-year-old girl

Sep 7th 2015, 2:09 PM 27,046 Views 0 Comments

Douglas Richard is also an adviser to David Cameron.

# child-abuse - Friday 4 September, 2015

Crèche workers charged with sharing baby "Fight Club" video on Snapchat
# New Jersey
# New Jersey

Crèche workers charged with sharing baby "Fight Club" video on Snapchat

Sep 4th 2015, 11:44 PM 32,881 Views 34 Comments

They’re accusing of instigating fights and filming them.

# child-abuse - Friday 21 August, 2015

'The Freak' from TV show 'Prisoner: Cell Block H' avoids jail for child sex offences
# Australia
# Australia

'The Freak' from TV show 'Prisoner: Cell Block H' avoids jail for child sex offences

Aug 21st 2015, 10:19 AM 17,998 Views 46 Comments

Maggie Kirkpatrick was found guilty of assaulting a 16-year-old in 1984.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Ted Heath accused of raping 12-year-old boy
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

Ted Heath accused of raping 12-year-old boy

Aug 4th 2015, 10:49 PM 51,702 Views 61 Comments

Now 64, he said he was later “fobbed off” by social workers.

# child-abuse - Monday 20 July, 2015

Girl left feeling 'scared, dirty, terrified and guilty' after years of abuse and threats
# Courts
# Courts

Girl left feeling 'scared, dirty, terrified and guilty' after years of abuse and threats

Jul 20th 2015, 10:59 PM 30,718 Views 46 Comments

A Clare man will be sentenced next week for raping his partner’s young daughter.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

A year after my historic meeting with Pope Francis, progress in Rome has been achingly slow
# Column
# Column

A year after my historic meeting with Pope Francis, progress in Rome has been achingly slow

Jul 7th 2015, 11:44 PM 400 Views 40 Comments

During my audience with Pope Francis, I asked for support in providing services to survivors of clerical child sexual abuse and their families. I reissue that request to His Holiness one year on.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

# child-abuse - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Unnerving' proposal could see sexual abuse victims be questioned by alleged abusers
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

'Unnerving' proposal could see sexual abuse victims be questioned by alleged abusers

Jun 8th 2015, 12:37 PM 10,422 Views 21 Comments

Social workers say they feel “ethically compromised” by the suggestion.

# child-abuse - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Facebook defends not taking down video of screaming baby being dunked in water
# DISTRESSING
# DISTRESSING

Facebook defends not taking down video of screaming baby being dunked in water

Jun 7th 2015, 11:12 AM 30,450 Views 29 Comments

The woman who originally shared the video has called on Facebook to leave it up.

# child-abuse - Friday 5 June, 2015

Children's charity slams Facebook over screaming baby video
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

Children's charity slams Facebook over screaming baby video

Jun 5th 2015, 12:52 PM 13,934 Views 19 Comments

A spokesperson for Facebook had said that the video was not in breach of its rules and “depicts a form of baby yoga”.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Allegations of child sex abuse made against 76 British politicians
# Historic
# Historic

Allegations of child sex abuse made against 76 British politicians

May 20th 2015, 6:26 PM 14,771 Views 40 Comments

Police said there has been a surge in complaints against prominent public figures since the Jimmy Savile scandal.

# child-abuse - Friday 15 May, 2015

Violent sex offender jailed over the 'most horrendous abuse' of three girls
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Violent sex offender jailed over the 'most horrendous abuse' of three girls

May 15th 2015, 7:22 PM 21,770 Views 24 Comments

His offences took place between 1996 and 2002 and were described today as some of the most serious investigated by the Public Prosecution Branch.

# child-abuse - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Massive increase in child sex abuse material uncovered by Irish internet hotline
# Child Pornography
# Child Pornography

Massive increase in child sex abuse material uncovered by Irish internet hotline

May 14th 2015, 10:09 PM 16,893 Views 24 Comments

There were 335 confirmed cases of child pornography reported last year.

Toddler in Utah horrifically 'beaten to death over a dirty nappy'

Toddler in Utah horrifically 'beaten to death over a dirty nappy'

May 14th 2015, 9:18 PM 49,902 Views 45 Comments

“There are no words for what this baby went through and the pain he suffered.”

# child-abuse - Friday 24 April, 2015

81-year-old former school principal appeals his sentence for abusing primary school girls
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

81-year-old former school principal appeals his sentence for abusing primary school girls

Apr 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 27,248 Views 0 Comments

A judge said “this is obviously a difficult case” which raised important issues for all involved.