sexual abuse

French cardinal found guilty of failing to act on sex abuse allegations

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 - 10:26 GMT

Barbarin is the highest-profile cleric to be caught up in the child sex abuse scandal inside the Catholic Church in France.

Nassar hearing halted as father lunges at disgraced doctor

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 - 01:50 GMT

The father of three sexual abuse victims lunged at Larry Nassar in court Friday.

#MeToo sheds light on sexual harassment worldwide

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 05:42 GMT

The hashtag #MeToo blew up social media platforms, Facebook and Twitter to raise awareness about sexual assault and harassment.

Pope candidly admits Church "arrived late" in confronting abuse

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 04:30 GMT

Pope Francis, in some of his most candid and personal comments on the sexual abuse of children by priests, said on Thursday.

Gang convicted of sex offences against vulnerable girls in England

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 - 05:07 GMT

A gang of 18 people has been found guilty of trafficking and sexually abusing vulnerable teenage girls and young women for several years in northern England.