World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 29, 2015
British prosecutors brought 22 charges of abuse against an elderly politician today, accused of using his position to have sex with young boys.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Another UN peacekeeping contingent serving in the Central African Republic is suspected of sexually abusing street children in Bangui, a UN spokesman said Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 23, 2015
A former Supreme Court justice of Canada will lead a review of how the United Nations handled allegations that French and African troops sexually abused children in the Central African Republic, the UN announced Monday.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 15, 2015
A Vatican prosecutor on Monday ordered a former Roman Catholic archbishop accused of paying for sex with children when he was a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic and of possessing child pornographic material to stand trial.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 4, 2015
External experts brought in by Pope Francis to help tackle the tiny city state's ills are answering the papal call for openness - and infuriating some Holy See stalwarts in the process.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 4, 2015
UN chief Ban Ki-moon today moved to set up an independent external review of how the United Nations handled allegations of sexual abuse of children by French and African troops in the Central African Republic.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 1, 2015
President Francois Hollande on Thursday vowed to "show no mercy" if French peacekeepers in the Central African Republic are found guilty of sexually assaulting hungry children in exchange for food.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 1, 2015
Soldiers from Chad and Equatorial Guinea have been accused in a confidential UN report that also implicates French troops of sexually abusing children in Central African Republic, a non-governmental organization said Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 30, 2015
French President Francois Hollande vowed today to make an example of any French troops found guilty of child sex abuse in Central African Republic as a judicial source said as many as 14 could be implicated.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 3, 2015
A former headmaster at one of Australia's most prestigious private schools on Tuesday apologised after revelations that boys were groomed for sex by paedophile teachers while he was in charge.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 3, 2015
British Prime Minister David Cameron will make child sexual abuse a national priority on a par with organised crime today, as he announces a series of measures to prevent systematic abuse.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 6, 2015
Pope Francis has sent Catholic clergy a powerful reminder of their duty to stamp out sexual abuse of children by priests, warning that they must never let a fear of scandal lead to cover-ups.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre and all state governments on a plea alleging steep rise in cases of sexual abuse of children in schools across the country and seeking steps to check such incidents.
South | Reported by Radhika Iyer, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday December 4, 2014
A three-year-old child has been allegedly sexually abused at a private school in East Bangalore. An attendant of the school was arrested after the child's parents filed a complaint with the police on the November 26.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Australia held a public hearing today to inquire into the Satyananda Yoga Ashram sex abuse cases.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
World News | 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.