Child Abuse

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Man arrested for raping minor daughter
India

Man arrested for raping minor daughter

The incident occurred on 16 September, when the accused took his daughter to an agriculture field and raped her there, police said.

Man gets 27 years in US jail for plot to torture, eat child
World

Man gets 27 years in US jail for plot to torture, eat child

Geoffrey Portway, 40, a British citizen, was sentenced by Judge Timothy Hillman at US district court in Worcester after pleading guilty in May to charges related to child pornography and plotting a kidnapping and violent crime.

The shocking US marketplace for discarded adopted children
World

The shocking US marketplace for discarded adopted children

A horrifying investigation by Reuters has uncovered this network that flouted pretty much every adoption safety regulation you could name, yet flourished unchecked under the noses of authorities on Facebook, Yahoo and other groups.

West Bengal: School girl dies after alleged ragging by seniors
India

West Bengal: School girl dies after alleged ragging by seniors

Alleged ragging by seniors cost a class V student her life on Wednesday at a nursing home where she was admitted last week in a state of trauma after being reportedly detained inside the toilet of a school in north Kolkata, family sources said.

Maharashtra launches 'Manodhairya' scheme for victims of rape, abuse
Mumbai

Maharashtra launches 'Manodhairya' scheme for victims of rape, abuse

Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday approved a scheme aimed at providing financial, medical and legal aid, rehabilitation and counselling to survivors of rape and child abuse.

Released ‘juvenile’ rapist threatens victim’s sister
India

Released ‘juvenile’ rapist threatens victim’s sister

The Juvenile Justice Act, which was last amended over 10 years ago, allows for a maximum term of just three years in a reform home for a person below the age of 18, who has committed a crime.

Delhi court cites 'Mahomedan law' to absolve man of raping minor
India

Delhi court cites 'Mahomedan law' to absolve man of raping minor

A Muslim man has been absolved of charges of illegally confining and raping a minor from the same religion, whom he later married, by a Delhi court which cited the Mahomedan Law that allows a 15-year-old girl to marry against the wishes of her parents

Sexual offences law should be taught in schools: WCD minister
India

Sexual offences law should be taught in schools: WCD minister

The law providing protection to children from sexual offences should be made part of the school curriculum and children must be educated about its provisions, Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath said Tuesday

Kerala: 5-year-old brutally tortured by parents, critical
India

Kerala: 5-year-old brutally tortured by parents, critical

The couple had initially said the injuries were caused after the child fell while taking a bath. But doctors who examined the child ruled that out and informed police.

HC upholds arrest of priest charged with abusing girl in US
India

HC upholds arrest of priest charged with abusing girl in US

The Madras High Court has upheld the arrest of a Catholic priest from Tamil Nadu, charged with abusing a minor girl in the US, facilitating his extradition to face justice in that country

3 charged with enslaving disabled mom, child in US state
World

3 charged with enslaving disabled mom, child in US state

A mentally disabled woman charged with shoplifting a candy bar asked to be jailed because three people "had been mean to her" — then went on to tell authorities about her time spent in unfathomably cruel servitude, along with her young daughter, at the hands of three people, authorities said Tuesday

Google has big plans to make child pornography inaccessible
Tech

Google has big plans to make child pornography inaccessible

Google joins other big tech companies such as Microsoft and who are also actively taking measures to curb the sharing and spread of images and videos of children being sexually abused.

Google has big plans to make child pornography inaccessible
News & Analysis

Google has big plans to make child pornography inaccessible

Google joins other big tech companies such as Microsoft and who are also actively taking measures to curb the sharing and spread of images and videos of children being sexually abused.

Man who raped 5-year-old in Thane sentenced to death
India

Man who raped 5-year-old in Thane sentenced to death

In a speedy trial, a 53-year-old man was today sentenced to death by a court here for raping and murdering a five-year-old girl in January this year

Defence witness in MJ child molestation case says singer abused him too
World

Defence witness in MJ child molestation case says singer abused him too

Robson is seeking permission to file a claim against the singer's estate alleging the pop superstar sexually abused him as a child during a seven-year period.

Video: This ad has a secret anti-abuse message that only children can see
World

Video: This ad has a secret anti-abuse message that only children can see

A Spanish organisation called the Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation (ANAR) has created a unique picture advertisement which displays a different message for adults and children at the same time.

Video: This ad has a secret anti-abuse message that only children can see
News & Analysis

Video: This ad has a secret anti-abuse message that only children can see

A Spanish organisation called the Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation (ANAR) has created a unique picture advertisement which displays a different message for adults and children at the same time.

Need to know: Here's how a child sex abuser operates
India

Need to know: Here's how a child sex abuser operates

Why does one become a child abuser? The answers can be as varied as the reasons for which abusers, abuse.

Delhi horror: Seeing the 5 year-old bleed, rapists decided to kill her
India

Delhi horror: Seeing the 5 year-old bleed, rapists decided to kill her

Panic gripped the two accused when the five-year-old girl started bleeding after they raped her, and one of them inserted a small glass bottle and bits of candle into her vagina to stem the flow of blood.

Bulandshahr, another instance of how India tortures its children
Politics

Bulandshahr, another instance of how India tortures its children

India treats its children worse than animals, every single day—but there’ve been no mass protests at these outrages, no sit-ins targeting the chief minister, not even a candlelight vigil at India Gate.