sexual abuse

Indian Men Accused of Raping Woman For Second Time Due in Court

By Rupam Jain and Tommy Wilkes NEW DELHI, July 20 – Three men accused of raping an Indian woman for a second time were due in court on Wednesday, police said, while the victim’s father said his daughter was determined to pursue the case despite the state’s failure to protect her. Prosecutors accuse the men

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Australian Abuse Victims Contest Vatican on Lack of Pope Meeting

By Philip Pullella and Peter Gosnell ROME/SYDNEY, March 5 – Australian victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests said on Friday they were disappointed they were not granted a meeting with Pope Francis and contested the Vatican’s assertion they failed to make their request through the proper channels. The group of about 15 were in

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“Evil Was Done”, Cardinal Says After Meeting Abuse Survivors

By Philip Pullella and Jane Wardell ROME/SYDNEY, March 4 – Cardinal George Pell, under fire for his handling of sexual abuse of children by priests in Australia, on Thursday acknowledged “the evil that was done” and vowed to work with survivors to enact better protection measures. Pell, who gave four days of evidence via video

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U.N Registered 99 Sex Crime Allegations Against its Staff in 2015

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, March 4- There were 99 new allegations of sexual exploitation or sexual abuse against United Nations staff members across the U.N. system last year, a sharp increase from the 80 allegations in 2014, according to a new U.N. report. The majority of those allegations – 69 in all – involved

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