child sex abuse

Eightfold spike in crimes against children in a decade

The depths of depravity also resulted in cases relating to rape of children witnessing a fivefold increase in the last 10 years, show statistics

published on : 29th April 2019

Kerala hits a new low with 17 per cent rise in child sex abuse

3,168 minors sexually abused in the state in 2018, in comparison to 2,690 minors in 2017.

published on : 27th April 2019

70-year-old held for raping minor in northeast Delhi

The accused and the victim, who is stated to be out of danger, are said to be neighbours.

published on : 21st April 2019

French national arrested in Nepal for sexually abusing teenage boys

Georges Igor Himansky, who was associated with the Association for the Protection of Children(APC), was found o be involved in sexual activities with the boys, aged 14 and 15.

published on : 15th April 2019

German Catholic Church meeting to address child sex abuse scandal 

Germany's Church last September released a study that showed 1,670 clergymen had committed some form of sexual attack against 3,677 minors, mostly boys, between 1946 and 2014.

published on : 14th March 2019

'Concrete measures' on sex abuse in Catholic church needed, Pope Francis tells Vatican summit

The pontiff will dedicate the next three and a half days to discussing the Church's response to child abuse by members of the clergy with bishops from around the world.

published on : 21st February 2019

Kailash Satyarthi calls on Pope; seeks support for new global law against digital child sexual abuse

The extraterritorial jurisdiction for the proposed law is absolutely essential as online crimes transcend across borders, Satyarthi said during his meeting with the head of the Catholic church here.

published on : 16th November 2018

Session on safe and unsafe touch, prevention of child abuse held

Young Indians Amaravati Chapter organised an awareness session on Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse for schoolchildren by visiting various schools in Vijayawada. 

published on : 2nd October 2018

Class II boy sexually assaulted by school principal in Hyderabad

The victim, a class 2 student of St Adam’s school, was allegedly sexually assaulted by the school principal Ramana inside the school premises.

published on : 28th September 2018

Three men released over Argentine football child sex abuse

Three men held for five months over a shocking underage sex abuse scandal in Argentine football have been released.

published on : 15th September 2018

Time to crack down on violence against kids: Supreme Court Justice Madan B Lokur

The lawyer urged that the time had come to take action against the constant abuse so that incidents in shelter homes of Muzaffarpur and Deoria can be stopped.

published on : 14th September 2018

Motivate child to talk in case of 'silent calls': WCD Ministry to helpline

The Childline Foundation recently reported that one-third of the calls received by it were "silent or muted".

published on : 1st September 2018

Michael Caine: I am a recipient of child abuse myself, will not work with Woody Allen

The 82-year-old actor previously won an Oscar for his work on Allen's "Hannah and Her Sisters", but is unsure if he would work with the director again after he was accused of abuse by his daughter.

published on : 25th March 2018

Justice for Zainab: Hunt on for serial killer who raped, murdered minor in Pakistan

Preliminary examination of the minor's body -- that was recovered from a garbage dump on Tuesday -- had revealed rape before she was killed, and led to violent protests in Kasur

published on : 12th January 2018