Child Abuse

sexual violence

My Abuser Used My Therapy Notes Against Me During His Trial

I was sexually assaulted as a child. When I took him to court, his defence lawyers used notes from my own counselling sessions to try to discredit me.
Chloe
7.22.19
the internet

Inside the Organisation That Rids the Internet of Child Sex Abuse

We visited the Cambridgeshire headquarters of the Internet Watch Foundation, whose analysts are tasked with searching out and identifying child sexual abuse images and videos.
Michael Segalov
12.18.18
child marriage

The Teenager Fighting Against Child Marriage in Bangladesh

Though her mother threatened to kill herself if she didn't marry at 13, Meghla managed to get out of it. Now, she helps to prevent other child marriages from happening.
Tim Geyer
7.18.18
Food

The Idyllic Restaurant Chain Owned by a Homophobic, Racist, Child-Beating Cult

They don't exactly advertise their beliefs on the menus.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
5.1.18
News

All the News You Need to Read This Morning

New studies found grammar school success down to privilege and safe spaces being used to inhibit free speech on campuses.
VICE Staff
3.27.18
Far right

An EDL Paedophile Has Been Jailed for 17 Years

The far-right Islamophobic group notoriously loves accusing Muslims of being paedophiles.
Mac Hackett
2.27.18
Au News

Teenagers Snapchat Themselves Abusing Toddler

Police were able to trace disturbing footage posted by the teen parents, who disguised their identities with emojis.
VICE Staff
2.5.18
crime

How Do You Know if Your Neighbors Are Torturing Their Kids?

After 13 siblings were found badly malnourished and shackled to their beds in California, it's worth thinking about what to watch out for—and how to help.
Lauren Lee White
1.23.18
crime

What Happens Next to the 13 'Tortured' California Kids Who Escaped Their Parents?

Shackled to beds and malnourished by allegedly abusive parents who homeschooled them, the Turpin siblings are free. We asked experts how they move on.
Lauren Lee White
1.18.18
Child Abuse

The Day the Church Stopped Believing Victims

Four years ago, the Anglican church apologised to a woman who claimed she'd been raped by a Bishop as a child. Today, a report said that apology should never have been given, and the Establishment are thrilled.
Sam Wolfson
12.15.17
Religion

How Christian Reform Schools Get Away with Brutal Child Abuse

Thanks to the legacy of a Texas pastor named Lester Roloff – and a glaring lack of oversight from state and local authorities – religious "schools" for troubled teens often operate with impunity.
Nile Cappello
12.7.17
Music

Why One of the World's Biggest Rockstars Got Away with Child Abuse

Ian Watkins' crimes were a new type of appalling, yet he managed to keep offending for four years after complaints were made to police.
Kevin EG Perry
10.16.17
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