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Canadian Cardinal wants women to train priests in abuse fight

POZNAN: Women should play a greater role in the training of priests to fight the child abuse “crisis” that has engulfed the Catholic Church, Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet has said. More must be done within the church to tackle the root causes of the latest wave of global abuse scandals ...

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Sajid Javid demands action from tech giants over child abuse

LONDON: Britain warned that internet giants could face new laws if they fail to tackle online child abuse content, revealing that up to 80,000 people in the country were deemed to pose a threat. “The threat has evolved quicker than industry’s response and industry has not kept up. I am ...

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India’s court orders death sentence for rapists of 8-year-old girl

An Indian court sentenced two men to death for the gang-rape of an eight-year-old girl that sparked angry protests. The sentence was one of the first ordered under a new law allowing for fast-track trials and capital punishment for child rapists. Crowds chanted “Death to rapists!” after the brutal attack ...

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1,000 Child’s Sexually Abused By US Priests

PENNSYLVANIA: A monumental grand jury report shows that over 300 priests sexually abused over 1,000 minors in Pennsylvania for 70 years,  while the church protected perpetrators, blamed victims. A Pennsylvania grand jury released its report of a two-year investigation into sexual abuses by Catholic priests across 67 counties throughout the ...

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11-year-old Indian girl repeatedly gang-raped

(File/PTI) CHANNAI: The girl was lured with soft drinks laced with drugs, then later kept silent with weapons and threats, according to police. Repeatedly, over several months, authorities said, more than a dozen men raped and molested the 11-year-old, who lived with her parents in a gated community in the ...

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Photographer Beats Up Client After Learning Bride Is 15 Years Old Child

ISTUNBUL: A wedding job for one Turkish photographer took a dramatic turn last week, after he ended up in a physical altercation with his client, even breaking his nose upon learning the bride-to-be was only 15 years old. As reported by the local Turkish media, Photographer Onur Albayrak has admitted to the attack after ...

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Home Secretary praises Barnardo’s for tackling child criminal exploitation

LONDON: The Home Secretary has praised Barnardo’s for its work supporting and protecting children after the charity revealed it is seeing increasing numbers of cases of children at risk of multiple dangers, including sexual and criminal exploitation. Sajid Javid was the key speaker at Barnardo’s Annual Parliamentary Reception at Portcullis ...

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Anushka Sharma wants harsh punishments for child rapists

BOLLYWOOD: Speaking at an event, actress Anushka Sharma said she fully supported that severe punishment should be awarded to the perpetrators who assault children, while expressing support for the ordinance passed by the Indian government proposing tougher punishment for rapists. The actress severely condemned the Kathua and Unnao rape cases which ...

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Child’s Rape and Murder Fuels Religious Tensions in India

Students participate in a candle light procession in protest against the rape and murder of 8-year-old Asifa, in Jammu Kashmir, India, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Channi Anand) SRINAGAR: The girl, just 8 years old, was grazing her family’s ponies on a chilly January day in the forests of the ...

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Priyanka sheds light on child marriage and rapes in India

BOLLYWOOD: Along with ruling Bollywood and making her presence felt in Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra is also a philanthropist and is seen actively campaigning for social causes especially those related to women. As a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, she is seen touring the world for change and is often spotted in the ...

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