R Kelly’s lawyer reveals singer has a learning disability

R. Kelly spent much of Wednesday in court, with his lawyer explaining to one judge that the singer didn't respond to a lawsuit brought by one of his sexual abuse accusers because he is illiterate, the AP reports. At the first of two hearings, Judge Moira Johnson vacated a default judgment she made against Kelly after the … Continue reading R Kelly’s lawyer reveals singer has a learning disability

Gender-based violence in Morocco

  In this touching story of a woman forced into domestic labor at the age of 6, a Moroccan woman named Alkabira, who claims she suffered abuse as a child, told United Nations that she always felt lonely staying behind closed doors for a period of 25 years. ‘Completely broken…that’s exactly how I felt in the … Continue reading Gender-based violence in Morocco

Sex education is every child’s right

  Everyone knows how often people suffer dating violence, rape or sexual molestation and this highlights the need for improved human rights protection in every 21st century society. A responsive, well-equipped and efficient governmental systems such as the police, policymakers and courts, including advocacy groups, are therefore required to curb the menacing impact from rapists, … Continue reading Sex education is every child’s right

What you should know about child marriage

  Child marriage refers to a spousal relationship in which one or both spouses are under 18 years old. Although this definition sounds straightforward, the realities of child marriage can be complicated. Both the words “child” and “marriage” are sometimes interpreted differently. The internationally recognized definition of a child – established by the Convention of the … Continue reading What you should know about child marriage

Mother jailed for encouraging 7-year-old daughter to steal

  Her seven-year-old daughter refused at first, but after the woman egged her on, the girl did as instructed and stole a black handbag belonging to a shopkeeper. On Friday (Dec 21), the 31-year-old woman was jailed for 17 months after she admitted to eight counts of offences, which include abetting her daughter to steal, … Continue reading Mother jailed for encouraging 7-year-old daughter to steal

Hostility against refugees in Libya is a strategic policy idea

  Refugees in Libyan camps are suffering dehumanizing treatment from guards who allegedly starve them of good food and other necessities of life. According to a report from the Guardian newspaper, one of the detainees attempted suicide this week. The UK government currently sponsors a total of 26 refugee camps in Libya. Over a thousand … Continue reading Hostility against refugees in Libya is a strategic policy idea

Woman angry with friend for teaching her 9-year-old son about sex and condoms

  A mum was left shocked and "disappointed" to discover her nine-year-old son was given a sex education talk when he was at a friend's sleepover. The post, which was written on Mumsnet, has left many users shocked after her son was given a lesson in "sex" education by his friend's 15-year-old brother who schooled … Continue reading Woman angry with friend for teaching her 9-year-old son about sex and condoms

YouTube Star Austin Jones charged for producing Child Pornography

Austin Jones, an internet pop celebrity, has been charged for allegedly persuading and coercing two of his numerous female fans to send him their nude pictures and sexually explicit videos. He was charged in a federal court in Chicago on Tuesday. Image: Austin Jones The 24-year-old is facing two counts of production of child pornography, … Continue reading YouTube Star Austin Jones charged for producing Child Pornography

Woman arrested for locking her kids in a car trunk while shopping at Walmart

A Utah woman has been arrested by police after she allegedly locked her kids in the car trunk while she went shopping at Walmart. According to a report from Deseret News, the heartless mother was arrested in Riverdale on Thursday. The Huffington Post confirmed that Tori Castillo, 39, is facing four counts of child abuse. A … Continue reading Woman arrested for locking her kids in a car trunk while shopping at Walmart

A list of notorious female School Teachers indicted for having sex with underage Boys

Child abuse has an equivocal meaning but can be explained as physical, sexual, or psychological mistreatment from relatives, parents, guardians or someone who had the victim's trust. It includes a situation where a parent or caregiver fails to protect their wards --deliberately or otherwise, especially if it results in actual or potential harm to the … Continue reading A list of notorious female School Teachers indicted for having sex with underage Boys