With many incidents of child abuse going unreported, a drive will be launched to sensitise children to express if they encounter any inappropriate touch, request or demands, even in writing if they are not comfortable orally.
Twelve new alleged victims of child sexual abuse have come forward following a report last week detailing horrific crimes against at least 1,400 young people in a northern English town, police said Tuesday.
Kalki Koechlin has revealed that she was sexually abused as a child and the reason she didn`t speak about it earlier is because for her it`s not a one day headline, it`s something that`s a reality she has lived with for a long time.
The Vatican struck back on Friday at a UN human rights committee that issued a scathing report on sex abuse by priests, accusing it of straying beyond its mandate and discrediting the UN as a whole by adopting the "prejudiced" positions of anti-Catholic advocacy groups.
A new study has found that the diminution of depression is much slower in people who have suffered physical abuse or experienced parental addictions in their childhood than those who haven`t gone through such hardships.
An Australian inquiry into church and institutional child abuse began public hearings, with warnings that widespread and "shocking" allegations would be heard against places of worship, orphanages, community groups and schools.