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Pope Francis expels Chilean priest Cristian Precht accused of child sex abuse as growing global scandals shake Vatican
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Pope Francis expels Chilean priest Cristian Precht accused of child sex abuse as growing global scandals shake Vatican

Pope Francis on Saturday expelled a Chilean priest under investigation in a case involving the sexual abuse of children, according to a report by local media on Saturday, amid a growing global abuse scandal that has shaken the Roman Catholic Church

Child trafficking in India: Over two lakh children missing, but who's counting the forgotten ones?
India

Child trafficking in India: Over two lakh children missing, but who's counting the forgotten ones?

The saga of children who are victims of trafficking very rarely has a happily-ever-after ending

Most Indian parents are posting photos of their children online without consent
News & Analysis

Most Indian parents are posting photos of their children online without consent

Mumbai has the most parents posting a picture of their child on social media at least once per day.

In Jharkhand, girls are 'sold' cheaper than livestock; state's poverty-stricken regions hotspots of child trafficking
India

In Jharkhand, girls are 'sold' cheaper than livestock; state's poverty-stricken regions hotspots of child trafficking

Recently, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi said that girls are being sold cheaper than cattle in the country. In Jharkhand, one sees that this statement is true.

Malala Fund suspends grants to two shelter homes in Bihar after reports of sexual assault, child abuse
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Malala Fund suspends grants to two shelter homes in Bihar after reports of sexual assault, child abuse

TISS which had conducted the social audit had found that sexual abuse of varying forms and degree of intensity was prevalent in almost all shelter homes in Bihar.

YouTube terminates accounts of users whose content represents child abuse
News & Analysis

YouTube terminates accounts of users whose content represents child abuse

YouTube account FamilyOFive, was charged for child abuse, and sentenced 5 years of probation.

In Chennai, Child Welfare Committee struggles to stay afloat, with no chairperson for five years
India

In Chennai, Child Welfare Committee struggles to stay afloat, with no chairperson for five years

The CWC in Chennai has not had a chairperson for five years, and has only three members, as opposed to five.

Doctors call US family separation policy child abuse, but administration claims 'children not being used as pawns'
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Doctors call US family separation policy child abuse, but administration claims 'children not being used as pawns'

The Donald Trump government's family separation policy is believed to be aimed at deterring illegal immigration to the US.

New York: UN receives allegation of sexual abuse against unidentified members of Nepalese contingent
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New York: UN receives allegation of sexual abuse against unidentified members of Nepalese contingent

United Nations receives allegation of sexual abuse against unidentified members of Nepalese contingent

'We've been left out yet again': Activists say #MeToo should include stories of female genital mutilation survivors as well
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'We've been left out yet again': Activists say #MeToo should include stories of female genital mutilation survivors as well

The #MeToo campaign against sexual abuse should include the stories of survivors of (FGM), activists said ahead of a global day on Tuesday.

Pope Francis expresses 'pain and shame' over church sex abuse scandal in Chile, begs forgiveness
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Pope Francis expresses 'pain and shame' over church sex abuse scandal in Chile, begs forgiveness

Pope Francis begged for forgiveness on Tuesday for the "irreparable damage" done to children who were raped and molested by priests, opening his visit to Chile by diving head-first into a scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church's credibility and cast a cloud over his visit.

Gayathri Prabhu's If I Had To Tell It Again narrates a story of extraordinary suffering and love
Life

Gayathri Prabhu's If I Had To Tell It Again narrates a story of extraordinary suffering and love

Gayathri Prabhu's memoir 'If I Had To Tell It Again' draws a stunning portrait of a relationship between a girl and her father, written after his passing

UP police raid madrasa in Lucknow, rescue 51 girls following complaints of sexual harassment
India

UP police raid madrasa in Lucknow, rescue 51 girls following complaints of sexual harassment

As many as 51 girls were rescued on Saturday after a raid was conducted on a madrasa in the old city area in Lucknow following complaints of sexual harassment of the inmates

Dallas to host memorial service for Sherin Mathews on 30 December, dedicate a bench for slain toddler
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Dallas to host memorial service for Sherin Mathews on 30 December, dedicate a bench for slain toddler

Community members in Dallas have planned a bench dedication ceremony and memorial service for the Indian toddler Sherin Mathews, who was found dead in a culvert in mysterious circumstances in October.

Delhi child rights panel summons school principal over 4-year-old's sexual assault
India

Delhi child rights panel summons school principal over 4-year-old's sexual assault

The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) has summoned the principal and three staff members of a private school where a four-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by her classmate.

United Kingdom to debate a legislation to ban social media for children under the age of 13
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United Kingdom to debate a legislation to ban social media for children under the age of 13

The government's Data Protection Bill will legally enshrine the age at which children will be allowed to create accounts on social media platforms.

Supreme Court criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules, but verdict is too simplistic for a complex problem
India

Supreme Court criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules, but verdict is too simplistic for a complex problem

Supreme Court order criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules on child abuse and child marriage, but it also makes sexually active adolescents vulnerable

Difficult for rural children to speak up about sexual abuse: Ram Nath Kovind
India

Difficult for rural children to speak up about sexual abuse: Ram Nath Kovind

Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said it is difficult for children who grow up in a rural environment to get redressal for acts of sexual abuse.

India must end silence on sexual abuse of children, says Kailash Satyarthi
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India must end silence on sexual abuse of children, says Kailash Satyarthi

Child rights activist and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Thursday underlined the need for an effective judiciary to end sexual abuse of children

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi raises awareness against attacks on children, says 'victims should get respect'
India

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi raises awareness against attacks on children, says 'victims should get respect'

Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi Thursday said that girls who become victims should get respect, as they are not responsible for the abuse against them