sexual abuse

About 350 have reported child sexual abuse in UK football, police say

About 350 victims have come forward to report child sexual abuse within UK football, police said on Thursday.

More footballers say they were sexually abused as scandal grows

Former England midfielder Paul Stewart believes "hundreds" of former players may have been subjected to sexual abuse when children, as more victims came forward on Friday.

Every fifth child victim of sexual abuse, says ombudswoman

On the occasion of the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, marked on November 18, Children's Ombusdwoman Ivana Milas Klaic on Tuesday warned...

Charity: Report on child abuse at refugee camps "vastly exaggerated"

Claims of sexual abuse of children at refugee camps in Greece is "vastly exaggerated" according to the head of the charity Doctors of the World (Medecins du Monde).

UNICEF: 80 per cent of 18-year-olds see risk of online sexual abuse

Eight out of 10 young adults believe that children and adolescents are at risk of being sexually abused or taken advantage of online and more than half of them think their friends participate in...

Sexual abuse at Syrian refugee camp in Turkey: 30 children affected

A maintenance crew member sexually abused 30 boys at a Syrian refugee camp in southern Turkey, a Turkish newspaper reported on Thursday.

Abuse allegations "not of much interest" at the time, cardinal says

Allegations of sexual abuse against a Melbourne priest were not a top priority when they surfaced in the 1980s, Australian cardinal and senior Vatican official George Pell told an inquiry on...

Four more allegations of sexual abuse made against UN troops in CAR

Four new allegations of sexual abuse involving minors have been made against UN peacekeepers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo serving in the Central African Republic, a UN spokesman said...

More UN peacekeepers accused of "sexual exploitation" and rape in CAR

UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) raped or sexually exploited at least eight women and girls between October and December 2015, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on...

UN chief "horrified," "ashamed" at reports of peacekeeper sex abuse

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Saturday that the organization is "ashamed" and "horrified" that its peacekeepers have been implicated in the sexual abuse of vulnerable people.

UN to publicly follow up on sex abuse cases against peacekeepers

The United Nations will keep a public record of actions taken by troop-contributing countries to investigate and prosecute allegations of sexual abuse by UN troops, a top UN official said Friday...

Police: Mob able to commit sex abuse due to "lack of personnel"

A lack of police officers and equipment created a "survival of the fittest" dynamic in which a mob of mostly foreign men physically prevented officers from helping female victims, a police report...

One in two women faced with some form of sexual abuse

The conference was organised by the Women's Room - Centre for Sexual Rights in cooperation with the parliamentary Gender Equality Committee.