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Bradford Judge Spares Girl Jail for Stabbing Abuser
Offbeat  (tags: Sexual Abuse, Stabbing, Court, UK )

- 7 days ago -
Judge Jonathan Durham Hall QC said Boota's sentencing in 2010 had been 'somewhat lenient',
Hastert Asks Court to Spare Him Prison; Cites Shame, Health
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dennis Hastert, Illinois Republican, former U.S. Speaker of the House, sentencing, pedophile, sexual abuse, hush money, victims )

- 21 days ago -
Dennis Hastert's lawyers asked a federal judge Wednesday to spare the former U.S. House Speaker time behind bars in his hush-money case and sentence him to probation, saying the 74-year-old has already paid a steep price in shame and disgrace.
PETITION - Justice for Women and Children Sexually Abused By Peacekeepers
World  (tags: United Nations peacekeepers, africa, women and children, sexual abuse, Human Rights, Sexual Exploitation, Sex trafficking, protection of the vulnerable, unethical behaviour, Crimes against humanity, accountability, Justice for victims, prevention of sexua )

- 26 days ago -
Allegations of sexual assault by French and United Nations peacekeepers in the Central African Republic continue to surface despite previous efforts to stop the sickening practice. The U.N. recently announced 108 new sexual abuse cases, the vast...
PETITION - Applaud Country For Making Sexual Abuse Against Minors Illegal
Society & Culture  (tags: pakistan, sexual abuse, child sex trafficking, sexual assaults, Justice for victims, imprisonment, harsher penalties )

- 45 days ago -
Pakistan's Senate passed a bill that makes child pornography, child sex trafficking, and sexual assault against minors illegal recently. This amendment also states that anyone sent to prison for this offense can be punished by up to seven years in prison.
PETITION - Hold School Responsible for Allegedly Allowing Teacher to Rape Students
Society & Culture  (tags: justice system, rapists, teachers, sexual abuse, sexual assaults, responsibility, ethics, crime punishment, victims of abuse, safety, rights, dishonesty, stronger protection )

- 144 days ago -
After a 36-year-old teacher was jailed for sexually abusing three students, a lawsuit was filed against school administrators for not doing enough when the situation had been brought to the their attention. Photos of her and an alleged victim having...
Petition: End Statute of Limitations for Rape!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: sexual abuse, raping, rape victims, statute of limitations, criminal prosecution, justice system, protection against abuse, responsibility, stronger protection, politics )

- 147 days ago -
State Sen. Connie M. Leyva (D) plans to introduce a Bill that will end the statute of limitations for rape victims! According to Senator Leyva: "This legislation will seek to allow the indefinite criminal prosecution of rape, sodomy, lewd or...
PETITION - We Can't Turn Our Backs on Syrian Refugees
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Refugees & Relief, war crimes, violence, Honor Killings, sexual abuse, shelter Syrian refugees, ethics, Humanitarian Aid, conflict, help needed now, protection )

- 159 days ago -
The House just voted to strand Syrian refugees, 75 percent of whom are women and children. Many of these women and young girls are escaping sexual violence, forced marriages, honor killings, and more under ISIS rule.
Murder, Mayhem and Rape in Afghanistan: Made in the U.S.A.
World  (tags: afghan onion, afghanistan, child abuse, child rape, iraq, islamic state, rawa, sexual abuse, sonali kolhatkar, taliban, the onion, u.s. military, uprising )

- 216 days ago -
Just as warlords have been allowed to rape children and murder captives, U.S. troops have looked the other way as their drug lord allies have cultivated and sold opium and heroin. How low can we go?
Turning the Tables on Child Abuse
Offbeat  (tags: children, physical, emotional, sexual abuse, victims, care home )

- 257 days ago -
A chance meeting between two men who realised they had both been abused in the same Surrey children's care home has led to a campaign that has seen hundreds of former residents alleging they were also victims of physical, emotional and sexual abuse.
UN Paid Millions to Russian Aviation Firm Since Learning of Sex Attack on Girl
Society & Culture  (tags: United Nations, sexual abuse, zero tolerance policy, UTair, contracts, DRC, Africa, Middle East, Asia, human rights, GBV )

- 272 days ago -
United Nations unit uncovered possible 'culture of sexual exploitation and abuse' after 2010 attack by UTair crew member, but permitted company to continue receiving contracts worth millions. "Zero tolerance" of sexual gender based violence? - my foot!
Arkansas Police Destroy Duggar's Record
Society & Culture  (tags: society, family, sexual abuse, ethics, police, law, Josh Duggar, police record, crime, abuse, women, rights, freedoms, dishonesty, politics, interesting, news, children )

- 340 days ago -
"The judge ordered us yesterday to expunge that record," Lewis said, adding that similar records are typically kept indefinitely. "As far as the Springdale Police Department is concerned this report doesn't exist."
Christian Columnist: Molestation-Hiding Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar Aren't Hypocrites ~ Liberals Are
Society & Culture  (tags: children, celebrity, news, media, sexual abuse, rights, safety, society, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, interesting, women, sadness, corruption, crime )

- 341 days ago -
A Christian columnist and blogger who writes for Glenn Beck's website has joined with former Governor Mike Huckabee, defending Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar for hiding the fact that their eldest son had been molesting his sisters, while at the same time ...
Four of Six Homeschooled Brothers Plead Guilty to Molesting Their Sister While 'Anti-School' Parents Did Nothing
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, family, ethics, Americans, home-schooled, sexual abuse, crime, news, women, society, rights, sadness, safety, religion, culture, freedoms, children, education, dishonesty )

- 341 days ago -
Four homeschooled brothers pleaded guilty Thursday to molesting their younger sister from the time she was 4 years old until she was almost 15 ~ and their parents and two other brothers still face charges related to the case.
Mike Huckabee's Facebook Fans Tear Him to Shreds for Defending Josh Duggar
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, Americans, Mike Huckabee, 'Duggar Family', Josh Duggar, sexual abuse, crime, ethics, dishonesty, media, abuse, news )

- 341 days ago -
Yesterday, GOP presidential contender Mike Huckabee posted a lengthy Facebook status affirming his "support for the Duggar family," saying that Josh Duggar ~ who confessed to molestation ~ is being attacked by "blood-thirsty media" and deserves ...
Vatican Moves Towards Legal Procedures to Fight Bishops Who Protect Abusers
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Catholicism, sexual abuse, law, society, culture, children, ethics, interesting, news, rights, safety, crime )

- 378 days ago -
The Vatican is preparing to introduce legal procedures to establish the responsibilities of bishops and Catholic hierarchy found guilty of protecting priests who have sexually abused children, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

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