The children of an abusive woman whose horror stories prompted Nevada to become one of the first states to allow children to sever parental ties wrote a scathing obituary that was published in the local newspaper — and has since become an Internet sensation.
A woman in eastern China murdered her husband and boiled the corpse to cover her tracks after he abused her and her daughter, a report said Saturday.
A dozen men filed a broad new lawsuit against the Boy Scouts and former adult leaders Thursday, saying that abuse occurred regularly in Washington state sites such as a popular camp outside of Seattle.
A sting focused on underage prostitution has freed 105 sexually abused youths and netted 150 pimps, the FBI announced Monday.
By Julie S. Alipala
The parents of a boy afflicted with scoliosis have accused four officials and five teachers of the Ateneo de Zamboanga University with child abuse and are demanding P2 million in damages.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
After spending eight months in detention, the woman accused of beating her maid until the house helper became blind and illegally detaining her for three years has offered to plead guilty to a lesser offense.
CEBU Normal University psychology professor, Emmanuel Hernani, said that jealousy can be a motive for anyone to commit crime.
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
The number of rape cases is on the rise in Quezon province, ringing alarm bells among police and social welfare authorities.
A Malaysian court on Thursday sentenced a couple to 24 years in jail for starving their Cambodian maid to death, one of many such abuse cases straining ties between the country and its neighbors.
By Sibongile Khumalo
South Africa on Thursday opened a murder investigation into the death of a Mozambican taxi driver who was filmed being dragged by a police van through the streets, in a case that has sparked widespread outrage.
By Leila B. Salaverria
A bill to compensate abuse victims of martial law with a P10-billion fund is attracting scammers yet again.
Rights campaigners voiced outrage on Sunday over a 13-year-old Afghan boy jailed for having sex with two adult men, urging the Western-backed Kabul government to release him and punish his abusers.
Child victims of sex assaults in India often find themselves humiliated by the police and mistreated by doctors when they pluck up the courage to report abuse, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.