This past Thursday three sexual abuse lawsuits were filed against the Diocese of Portland in Maine.
A whistleblower in New Mexico’s Child, Youth, and Families Department (CYFD) revealed to The Federalist the agency used an encrypted messaging service with automatic deletion around the time of the death of a child whose abuse was brought to state attention.
Nearly 450 former residents have sued the state based on allegations involving more than 150 staffers from 1963 to 2018.
Former gymnast Nicole Pavier said British athletes were subjected to "child abuse" and that the findings of an independent review showed physical and mental mistreatment at clubs was more widespread than first thought.
A "prolific" sex offender who targeted and abused nine victims has been jailed for six years and eight months.
Chinese rock star Zheng Jun received online backlash after he revealed that he punished his 11-year-old son by having him kowtow 1,000 times for lying.
Forest County District Attorney Chuck Simono said his office is working to determine if homicide charges are appropriate in the death of a 10-year-old boy who suffered debilitating physical abuse as a toddler.
Despite pledges to increase transparency, officials at the Oregon Department of Human Services are considering a move that would make it harder for the public to access child abuse investigations.