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#Child Abuse

# child-abuse - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Man confesses to taking girl (9) from French playground before raping and killing her
# Murder
# Murder

Man confesses to taking girl (9) from French playground before raping and killing her

Apr 16th 2015, 10:45 PM 60,416 Views 78 Comments

The city of Calais is said to be in shock after the crime.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Apr 1st 2015, 12:56 PM 8,883 Views 3 Comments

All of the news, none of the waiting.

Child found in car with cut on his throat as parents prepared to smoke heroin
# Abuse
# Abuse

Child found in car with cut on his throat as parents prepared to smoke heroin

Apr 1st 2015, 12:02 AM 94,518 Views 179 Comments

The boy said his father had cut his throat.

Father offered to abuse his own daughter on webcam
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Father offered to abuse his own daughter on webcam

Apr 1st 2015, 12:01 AM 41,548 Views 39 Comments

The child’s mother stayed in contact with the man.

# child-abuse - Monday 30 March, 2015

Madame Tussauds has melted down Jimmy Savile's 'evil' waxwork
# Wax Off
# Wax Off

Madame Tussauds has melted down Jimmy Savile's 'evil' waxwork

Mar 30th 2015, 11:27 AM 23,580 Views 31 Comments

There were calls for it to be moved to the Chamber of Horrors but a victim said it was probably too evil for that.

# child-abuse - Friday 13 March, 2015

TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys
# Jailed
# Jailed

TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys

Mar 13th 2015, 2:22 PM 14,259 Views 18 Comments

Police said he plied the boys with alcohol on school trips when he was a teacher.

# child-abuse - Friday 6 March, 2015

Ayesha's father: 'When my princess died, a part of our lives did too'
# Timeline
# Timeline

Ayesha's father: 'When my princess died, a part of our lives did too'

Mar 6th 2015, 5:17 PM 14,774 Views 19 Comments

Her mother and another woman were jailed today for the eight-year-old’s manslaughter.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Girl killed by mother and girlfriend had 56 separate injuries
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Girl killed by mother and girlfriend had 56 separate injuries

Mar 4th 2015, 4:26 PM 29,254 Views 42 Comments

A twisted relationship between the two women resulted in months of abuse for the 8-year-old and eventually her death.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Suspended sentence for man who raped wife's teenage sister 'too lenient'
# Child Sexual Abuse
# Child Sexual Abuse

Suspended sentence for man who raped wife's teenage sister 'too lenient'

Mar 3rd 2015, 5:24 PM 25,967 Views 0 Comments

The man raped his teenage sister-in-law while she was babysitting.

# child-abuse - Monday 16 February, 2015

'One of the biggest scandals of our age': MI5 accused of covering up sexual abuse
# Kincora
# Kincora

'One of the biggest scandals of our age': MI5 accused of covering up sexual abuse

Feb 16th 2015, 3:00 PM 40,833 Views 51 Comments

Will the Kincora Boys’ Home be included in a Westminster-ordered child abuse inquiry?

# child-abuse - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Gary Glitter found guilty of child sex crimes
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Gary Glitter found guilty of child sex crimes

Feb 5th 2015, 4:31 PM 14,767 Views 0 Comments

The rock star will be sentenced on 27 February.

# child-abuse - Monday 12 January, 2015

Delay in Gary Glitter's trial for sex offences against teenage girls
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Delay in Gary Glitter's trial for sex offences against teenage girls

Jan 12th 2015, 11:36 AM 6,661 Views 0 Comments

The former pop star faces charges including attempted rape and indecent assault against a 13-year-old.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Cork man ejected from priesthood over abuse claims has appeal rejected by Rome
# Dan Duane
# Dan Duane

Cork man ejected from priesthood over abuse claims has appeal rejected by Rome

Jan 7th 2015, 3:25 PM 12,228 Views 32 Comments

Dan Duane made the appeal to the Catholic Church’s highest judicial authority.

# child-abuse - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Calls for new child grooming law to ban online vigilante 'paedophile hunters'
# Sexual Offences Bill 2014
# Sexual Offences Bill 2014

Calls for new child grooming law to ban online vigilante 'paedophile hunters'

Dec 21st 2014, 7:45 AM 13,307 Views 35 Comments

A TD and child protection expert are calling for the legislation to ban vigilante ‘paedophile hunters’.

# child-abuse - Thursday 18 December, 2014

UK police: We believe witness who says an MP murdered a boy during an "abuse party"
# Operation Midland
# Operation Midland

UK police: We believe witness who says an MP murdered a boy during an "abuse party"

Dec 18th 2014, 7:54 PM 49,782 Views 94 Comments

Police say it is “credible” that members of a ‘VIP paedophile ring’ murdered three boys between 1975 and 1984.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

"Discrimination of the highest order" - Louise O'Keeffe shocked by State offer to abuse victims
# Louise O'Keeffe
# Louise O'Keeffe

"Discrimination of the highest order" - Louise O'Keeffe shocked by State offer to abuse victims

Dec 16th 2014, 10:00 PM 12,993 Views 58 Comments

The offers are being linked to whether or not a complaint was made against an abuser.

# child-abuse - Monday 1 December, 2014

Hacker who demanded Bitcoin from banks jailed for blackmail and child pornography
# Cyber Criminals
# Cyber Criminals

Hacker who demanded Bitcoin from banks jailed for blackmail and child pornography

Dec 1st 2014, 5:55 PM 12,881 Views 15 Comments

Lewys Martin was sentenced to over four years in prison.

# child-abuse - Friday 28 November, 2014

Calls for new law to 'call child pornography what it is' - child abuse
# Language In The Law
# Language In The Law

Calls for new law to 'call child pornography what it is' - child abuse

Nov 28th 2014, 4:42 PM 7,658 Views 16 Comments

“It’s time to get tough with these people.”

# child-abuse - Monday 24 November, 2014

Paedophile 'outs himself' in new TV documentary --- to be shown tomorrow
# Self-confessed
# Self-confessed

Paedophile 'outs himself' in new TV documentary --- to be shown tomorrow

Nov 24th 2014, 10:28 PM 35,863 Views 66 Comments

The man confesses on camera to his attraction to children as young as five.

Opinion: Without meaningful action, apologies to child abuse survivors are just words
# Redress
# Redress

Opinion: Without meaningful action, apologies to child abuse survivors are just words

Nov 24th 2014, 7:58 PM 681 Views 90 Comments

Ten months on from the European Court of Human Rights’ judgement in favour of Louise O’Keeffe, nothing had been forthcoming from the State for survivors.

# child-abuse - Thursday 13 November, 2014

"I smile easily" - Mary Lou denies "smirking" at Mairia Cahill during abuse debate
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

"I smile easily" - Mary Lou denies "smirking" at Mairia Cahill during abuse debate

Nov 13th 2014, 9:52 AM 14,442 Views 0 Comments

Cahill also claims the Dublin TD laughed and checked her phone during speeches.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Mary Lou says she 'would walk through the hot coals of hell to protect children'
# Cover Up Claims
# Cover Up Claims

Mary Lou says she 'would walk through the hot coals of hell to protect children'

Nov 12th 2014, 7:51 PM 9,850 Views 0 Comments

She added that Maíria Cahill made a brave decision to come forward.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

NFL star Peterson reaches plea deal in child abuse case, will avoid jail
# NFL
From The42
# NFL

NFL star Peterson reaches plea deal in child abuse case, will avoid jail

Nov 5th 2014, 8:42 AM 3,261 Views 7 Comments

Minnesota Vikings star was charged with whipping his four-year-old son with a tree branch.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Opinion: Are we continuing to avert our eyes from sexual abuse?
# Abuse
# Abuse

Opinion: Are we continuing to avert our eyes from sexual abuse?

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:00 PM 139 Views 37 Comments

Despite our moral outage to reports of abuse, one in five women and one in six men still experience some level of sexual abuse during childhood.

Convicted offenders in Donegal are not being monitored properly
# Child Welfare
# Child Welfare

Convicted offenders in Donegal are not being monitored properly

Oct 22nd 2014, 3:35 PM 8,087 Views 13 Comments

A Hiqa inspection has found serious failings in child welfare services in the county.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Australian man first to be convicted for webcam sex acts with fake girl
# Child Sexual Abuse
# Child Sexual Abuse

Australian man first to be convicted for webcam sex acts with fake girl

Oct 21st 2014, 10:29 AM 23,093 Views 37 Comments

He did some horrendous things with what he thought was a nine-year-old girl.

# child-abuse - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Author John Grisham says sentences for watching child porn are too harsh
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Author John Grisham says sentences for watching child porn are too harsh

Oct 16th 2014, 2:22 PM 23,987 Views 68 Comments

He said that men sometimes stumble onto websites featuring child pornography after ‘pushing the wrong buttons’ while drunk.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

"God knows" - Irish priest found guilty of sexually abusing toddler in Chile
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

"God knows" - Irish priest found guilty of sexually abusing toddler in Chile

Oct 15th 2014, 8:49 PM 24,009 Views 58 Comments

John O’Reilly began abusing the girl when she was five.

Mary Raftery's articles are set to be re-published online
# Investigative Journalism
# Investigative Journalism

Mary Raftery's articles are set to be re-published online

Oct 15th 2014, 10:29 AM 4,918 Views 10 Comments

The journalist’s documentaries ‘States of Fear’ and ‘Cardinal Sins’ highlighted child abuse in schools and the Catholic Church.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

7th Heaven dad Stephen Collins accused of child molestation
# Investigation
From The Daily Edge
# Investigation

7th Heaven dad Stephen Collins accused of child molestation

Oct 8th 2014, 9:00 AM 21,292 Views 0 Comments

Police in LA are reviewing an investigation into the actor, while reruns of 7th Heaven have been cancelled.

# child-abuse - Monday 6 October, 2014

Five children taken into care after abuse allegations
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

Five children taken into care after abuse allegations

Oct 6th 2014, 10:37 AM 13,418 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that the children “lived in a bad place with bad people”.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Young sexual offenders move from downloading images to sexually harming children
# One In Four
# One In Four

Young sexual offenders move from downloading images to sexually harming children

Oct 1st 2014, 7:33 AM 12,280 Views 8 Comments

There has been a “marked rise” in the number of 18 to 25 year olds looking for treatment.

# child-abuse - Monday 29 September, 2014

Children are to help choose the next Ombudsman for Children
# You're Hired
# You're Hired

Children are to help choose the next Ombudsman for Children

Sep 29th 2014, 8:53 AM 3,585 Views 13 Comments

They will be involved the developing the job spec and the selection process.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Parole review shows drugs and alcohol a factor in majority of crimes
# Irish Prisons
# Irish Prisons

Parole review shows drugs and alcohol a factor in majority of crimes

Sep 10th 2014, 11:16 PM 2,914 Views 4 Comments

It was also found that child abuse was a factor in a significant number of cases

# child-abuse - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol
# Operation Atelier
# Operation Atelier

Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol

Sep 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 14,850 Views 8 Comments

A total of 10 arrests were made across five countries.

# child-abuse - Monday 8 September, 2014

Pope Francis accepts Cardinal Seán Brady's resignation
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Pope Francis accepts Cardinal Seán Brady's resignation

Sep 8th 2014, 11:00 PM 15,100 Views 87 Comments

The Primate of All Ireland retired on age grounds when he turned 75.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Former US government cybersecurity chief convicted on child porn charges
# Safety Threat
# Safety Threat

Former US government cybersecurity chief convicted on child porn charges

Aug 27th 2014, 10:17 AM 10,502 Views 20 Comments

The senior official shared fantasies about raping and murdering children…

Rotherham victim: 'I was a child and they should have stepped in...I will never forget'
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Rotherham victim: 'I was a child and they should have stepped in...I will never forget'

Aug 27th 2014, 8:33 AM 17,341 Views 76 Comments

Victims of the Rotherham gangs have said that the current investigations are “too late”.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

More than 1,400 children sexually exploited in UK town over 16 years
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

More than 1,400 children sexually exploited in UK town over 16 years

Aug 26th 2014, 10:43 PM 30,015 Views 103 Comments

Girls as young as 11 were raped multiple times and trafficked to other English cities.

# child-abuse - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Opinion: Why are so many victims of child sexual abuse reluctant to report it?
# Trauma
# Trauma

Opinion: Why are so many victims of child sexual abuse reluctant to report it?

Aug 24th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,205 Views 26 Comments

Lenient sentencing in sexual assault cases has negative consequences – not just for individuals, but for all victims.