25 Nov 2019
A study led by the World Health Organization has reported that physical and verbal abuse of women during labor is a worldwide phenomenon. Women who are unmarried, young or uneducated faced the highest risk.
24 Nov 2019
Human Rights Watch has called on the Nigerian government to ban chaining as it condemned the "terrible" abuse faced by thousands of people with mental health conditions across the country.
10 Nov 2019
Victims encouraged to always report cases of abuse
14 Jun 2019
In a makeshift tent, 43-year-old Congolese psychologist Mamie Nouria Meniko analyses the drawings of children suffering from PTSD in the Lazaré displaced persons' camp. Families from the region are squeezed together here, having fled the abuses of armed groups. For Meniko, this method helps bridge the gap between children and adults.
9 Jun 2019
Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed in 2018, and thousands were sexually abused.
31 May 2019
Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly was charged on Thursday with 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse that could, if he is convicted, send the R & B singer to prison for 30 years, the Chicago Sun Times reported.
12 Mar 2017
Pope Francis prays for the victims of a fire at a children's shelter in Guatemala, in which at least 39 people died, and urges the faithful to keep young victims of violence, abuse and wars in their prayers.