Former Pope Benedict XVI has apologized for giving false testimony during a child sexual abuse probe. For many Catholics, the statement isn't enough; they are bitterly disappointed and demand an admission of guilt.
Former Pope Benedict XVI failed to act over four child abuse cases when he was archbishop of Munich, a German probe into the Catholic Church has alleged. ... But a new report into historical abuse allegations carried out by a German law firm incriminated the former pontiff.
12 Sep 2021
The feature had been intended to scan for images of child sexual abuse. But it quickly drew concern over potential misuse as a "backdoor" for hacking and surveillance.
22 Aug 2021
The iPhone and iPad manufacturer said its plan to check the photos of US users for evidence of child abuse had been widely "misunderstood". CEO Tim Cook is yet to publicly comment on the privacy row.
23 Feb 2021
A group of demonstrators protest outside the Ministry of Social Development headquarters in Panama City to demand jail for those allegedly involved in the cases of minor abuse that occurred in shelters of the National Secretariat for Children, Adolescents and Family (SENNIAF), in a scandal that has shocked the Central American country.
9 Jan 2021
Reporters walked out of a press event in Cologne after church officials asked them to sign a confidentiality agreement. The officials were due to discuss issues around a key report on child abuse.
13 Dec 2020
Cardinal Reinhard Marx, the archbishop of Munich, has announced plans to set up a foundation for victims of child abuse. The German cleric will contribute half a million euros of his own money in funds.
1 Dec 2020
Around a thousand toys are spread across Bogota's main square to raise awareness of child abuse in Colombia. "The thousands of toys represent the thousands and thousands of children who are abused annually in Colombia," says Angela Rosales, national director of Aldeas Infantiles SOS, the group behind the event.
19 May 2019
Advocates harps on increase in statistics of child abuse in the country, and call on the various states to do better and domesticate child right laws.
11 Jun 2017
Gombe,UNICEF and USAID campaign to end child abuse.