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9 Nov
The Federal Criminal Police chief has warned that the huge increase in cases is stretching police resources. On the same day, a Catholic priest was fired over a probe into child sexual abuse images.
14 Oct
It is estimated that 216,000 children have been abused clerics in the French Catholic Church since the 1950s. The inquiry that unearthed the scale of the abuse could also lead the way to reforms within the church.
10 Oct
Nearly two dozen WHO employees have been accused of sexual abuse during an Ebola outbreak in Congo. The organization's main donors, including the US and EU, have called for accountability.
7 Oct
Prison officials in the southern Russian province of Saratov have been fired following the release of videos seeming to show torture and sexual abuse. Russian authorities have opened an investigation into the claims.
4 Oct
The first of October means Britain is taking back control. As of this Friday, European travellers to post-Brexit Great Britain can no longer bring a simple ID card – they will have to show a passport. However, as petrol shortages continue, tempers are running short as lines get long. This Friday, around one quarter of British service stations ran dry, leading to scenes of shouting, fist fights and motorists hoarding fuel in water bottles.
29 Sep
Some 30 women had accused WHO employees of sexual exploitation and abuse. Director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the allegations were "horrific" and launched the independent investigation.
5 Sep
14 May
More than 20 women in the east of DR Congo say they were coerced into having sex with aid workers sent into their community to help them face an Ebola crisis. We speak to one of the investigators, Robert Flummerfelt. Also in the country, an anti-corruption coalition warns that DR Congo could lose up to $4 billion from murky mining and oil deals with sanctions-hit Israeli businessman Dan Gertler. And a grave dating back thousands of years has been discovered in Kenya, helping shed light on the cultural evolution of man.
4 Aug 2020
In Cameroon, sexual abuse allegations have hit the Karate Federation. Our correspondents report on how many women are speaking out and seeking justice. But first, Zimbabwe has banned protests and deployed soldiers and police to clear the streets ahead of anti-government protests this Friday. There's been growing frustration about the leadership of President Emmerson Mnangagwa as well as allegations of growing repression. Finally, Kenya's 1500m world champion Timothy Cheruiyot is back on the racing track despite Covid-19 having put an abrupt halt to competitions.
6 Jun 2020
Haitian football's sexual abuse scandal: A tangled web with Jean-Bart at its center
15 Mar 2020
The world's largest porn site is accused of distributing and profiting from sexual abuse porn videos. As a result, over 420,000 people have signed a petition to close the website and hold its executives accountable.
16 Feb 2020
Violence against women and girls is one of the most wide spread violations of human rights and millions of women and girls around the world suffer physical sexual abuse every year. Experts say awareness is critical to curbing menace.

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