World | Reuters | Tuesday September 16, 2014
The elected official in charge of policing in the northern English town of Rotherham quit on Tuesday after weeks of resisting political pressure to stand down over a scandal involving the sexual exploitation of as many as 1,400 children.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 12, 2014
India had the highest number of unregistered children under age five between 2000 and 2012 and the second-highest number of child marriages, according to a UN report which said the country still needs to improve immunisation coverage and stop gender-...
Thursday September 4, 2014
National award winning actress Shweta Basu, who was arrested for prostitution here, has revealed that she took to the sex trade as she was running out of money.
World | Agence France Presse | Tuesday September 2, 2014
The Australian government said Tuesday it plans to extend an explosive inquiry into child sex abuse by two years to deal with the thousands of victims who have come forward.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 6, 2014
An Australian father accused of abandoning his Down's syndrome baby has convictions for child sex offences, reports said today, as the surrogate mother said she was willing to take back the boy's twin sister if the allegations were true.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday July 30, 2014
When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the US last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 22, 2014
India needs to take urgent action following a sharp fall in its child sex ratio, a United Nations report said on Tuesday.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday July 8, 2014
The British government vowed on Monday to discover whether public institutions have exposed vulnerable children to sexual abuse - and whether authorities suppressed abuse allegations to protect politicians and other powerful people.
World | Reuters | Monday July 7, 2014
Britain pledged on Monday to investigate claims that politicians may have sexually abused children in the 1980s in a conspiracy by members of the establishment who used their power to cover up the crimes.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 7, 2014
An Australian national inquiry into child sex abuse switched its focus Monday from the Catholic Church to the professional swimming community and how it reacted to allegations against two Olympic coaches.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 6, 2014
Britain's senior-most Indian-origin MP has sharply criticised the UK Home Office for losing files linked to child abuse claims said to implicate political figures at the heart of UK's national life.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 30, 2014
One of the most senior members of the Catholic Church in Australia has stepped down from his role after being charged with child sex abuse, the Church said on Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 24, 2014
Federal authorities conducted a sweep through more than 100 US cities and recovered 168 children from child sex trafficking, the FBI said Monday.
World | Associated Press | Saturday June 21, 2014
Leaders of Poland's Catholic Church have apologised to the victims of child sex abuse by priests and admitted they have long ignored the problem.
India | Agencies | Friday June 20, 2014
Indian law enforcement and justice authorities have shirked their responsibility to fight sex attacks, a UN child rights watchdog said on Thursday, amid uproar over the horrific gang-rape and lynching of two girls in Uttar Pradesh.
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday June 20, 2014
Hundreds of children are believed to have been kidnapped in Africa and brought to Britain for brutal voodoo rituals, a UN watchdog said today, urging London to step up its fight against the scourge.
India | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 20, 2014
Indian law enforcement and justice authorities have shirked their responsibility to fight sex attacks, a UN child rights watchdog said on Thursday, amid uproar over the horrific gang-rape and murder of two girls.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday June 11, 2014
An American man sought in the US on child sex allegations was convicted on Wednesday in Cambodia on charges that he sexually abused five boys at a Christian orphanage he ran.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Thai police on Wednesday said that they had charged five defrocked Buddhist abbots for sexually abusing eight boys at monasteries around the northern city of Chiang Mai.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 23, 2014
A UN watchdog urged the Vatican on Friday to live up to Pope Francis' vow to stamp out child sex abuse by priests, calling on the Church to ensure violators face justice.