Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has responded to serious sexual abuse scandals among senior lawmakers by pledging sweeping reforms.
A system of "silence, secrecy and lack of oversight" led to a lack of compassion for the victims of sexual abuse by the clergy, a German cardinal has announced.
17 Feb 2020
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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.
17 Nov 2019
The Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons, NAPTIP says an estimated three million young Nigerians had been subjected to sexual and other forms of slavery internally and in various parts of the world.
1 Jul 2019
Young girls were sexually abused at a campsite in a small town in western Germany for years. Child services looked the other way and the police let evidence disappear. Now the case is up in court.
25 Mar 2019
Rape and Sexual Violence: Groups organise outreach against menace in Makoko Community.
11 Mar 2019
The OSCE spoke face-to-face with over 15,000 women to gather data on the prevalence of sexual, physical and psychological violence in southeastern and eastern Europe. The results showed a "grim picture."