Tag: Sex Abuse


Report Finds NGO Staff Sex Abuse ‘Endemic’ Across Aid Sector

Sexual abuse of the most vulnerable and poverty-stricken is “endemic” across the international aid sector, according to a new government report, which accused NGOs of “complacency verging on complicity” regarding the problem.

Madison Tolchin leaves after having a health checkup at a Planned Parenthood clinic on April 14, 2017, in Wellington, Florida. President Donald Trump recently signed legislation that allows states to withhold federal money from health care providers that provide abortion services, including Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood has approximately 700 health …

Trump Administration Title X Rule Requires Reports of Child Sex Abuse

“Medical providers like Planned Parenthood are mandatory reporters of sex abuse and criminal sexual harassment in all 50 states,” according to Aden. “The certification requirement is simply an attempt to ensure that Title X providers – to be eligible as grantees – simply follow the law. If Planned Parenthood or any other Title X providers are not willing to follow the law, they’re not eligible for funding under this rule.”

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Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Orphans

A Texas man has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing orphans. He used his position in a foreign country as orphanage manager, and access to better accommodations and amenities like hot water, to lure the minor victims. One of these children was suffering from HIV.

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Afghan Migrants Abducted Woman And Gang Raped Her for a Week

Swedish police have arrested two Afghan men after they locked a local woman in an apartment for seven days over March this year. The Swedish Free Press (Fria Tider) reports the arrests, in ethnic-conflict city Malmo, took place this week

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Vatican Commission on Sex Abuse Proposes Sanctions Against Bishops

The most common complaint about the way the Catholic Church handled the 2001 sex abuse crisis was not the way it dealt with victims or with offending priests, but the way it dealt with bishops who were seen as either complicit or culpably negligent. Now the Vatican seems poised to change that.

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Sex Abuse Charges Embroil American Indian Spiritual Leader

Charles Chipps, Sr., is a world famous spiritual leader who for decades has inspired members of the Oglala Lakota Nation with his guidance at South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian reservation. But shocking charges that he sexually molested a long list of teen girls have divided the community.