The group's objectives include forcing the Church to take a "zero tolerance" approach to paedophilia, working to overturn the statute of limitations on abuse cases
AMSTERDAM: More than half of the Netherlands' senior clerics were involved in covering up sexual assault of children between 1945 and 2010, a press report claimed Saturday, further engulfing the Catholic Church in a global abuse scandal. Over the course of 65 years, 20 of 39 Dutch cardinals, bishops and their auxiliaries "covered up sexual abuse, allowing the perpetrators to cause many more victims", the daily NRC reported. "Four abused children and 16 others allowed the transfer of paedophile priests who could have…
LONDON: Your boss ends a meeting by grabbing a colleague and asking her to “pack something fitting” for the party you’re all planning after an out-of-town conference. Do you a/say something or b/let it pass? That’s the type of hypothetical question put to staff in a new virtual reality (VR) training program, which uses immersive technology to tackle sex harassment in the workplace. It is one of a series of schemes using VR to explore social issues that are hard to teach the traditional way. “There is no better…
HUSSAIN KHAN WALA: "I don't regret speaking out, but since then, people have looked at me with strange eyes," laments 16-year-old village boy Irfan.
BOGOTA: Authorities in Colombia have arrested 298 people in a nationwide operation against child sex offenders, prosecutors said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON: In recent weeks, about 20 women have come forward to accuse veteran US comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault and even rape.
BANGALORE: A local sexual abuse case took on national political overtones on Monday as students from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party accused a state government run by the country's main opposition Congress of inaction.