child sexual abuse


Kik Had a Huge Child Predator Problem. Now It's Shutting Down.

But the anonymous messaging app that's popular with kids isn’t shuttering over any past allegations of abuse.


This Ex-Pastor Wanted Abortion Criminalized. He's Now Charged with Child Sex Abuse.

He stands accused of molesting a teenage relative for two years


Child Sexual Abuse Allegations Are About More Than Your Heroes

'Leaving Neverland' and other recent documentaries are trying to tell a story about survivors, not about whose art you choose to engage with.


Catholic Church in Illinois knew about sex abuse allegations against 500 priests but didn't tell anyone

“The dioceses also often found reasons to discredit survivors’ stories of abuse by focusing on the survivors’ personal lives,” the report notes.


The City Torn Apart by Child Rape and Murder

Kasur is a bustling city and one of Pakistan's wealthiest provinces—but there have been more than 700 reported incidents of child sexual abuse in the last three years alone


Law that Prevents Predators from Sexting Kids Unconstitutional, Court Rules

A Minnesota appeals court judged affirmed that the state's "grooming law," while good in theory, criminalizes protected free speech.


Teachers Are Using Instagram to Have Sex with Their Students

According to new data from the Texas Education Agency, the state is seeing a rise in "inappropriate" student–teacher relationships.


Drugs, Guns, and Gang Rape: What's Being Done to Help London's Girls in Gangs?

We spoke to the people trying to save vulnerable young women from lives of exploitation and crime.