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#Child Abuse

# child-abuse - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

USA Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to molesting young gymnasts

Dr Larry Nassar, 54, was charged with molesting seven girls. Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas said they were among his victims.

# child-abuse - Friday 10 November, 2017

Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case

The woman said she sent the video to warn a friend about the dangers of leaving her children alone with her boyfriend.

# child-abuse - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Man jailed for life after murdering partner's two-year-old son in Liverpool

Two-year-old Teddy Tilston was in the sole care of Craig Smith when he died.

# child-abuse - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Nearly 20,000 reports of suspected child abuse were made to Tusla last year

This represents a 5% increase from 2015 figures.

# child-abuse - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Commissioner orders review of sex abuse victim's claims that gardai 'forgot to send file to the DPP' Exclusive

TheJournal.ie has been highlighting the woman’s case, which was shelved by gardai for 11 years.

# child-abuse - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Stolen boys: Life after sexual slavery in Afghanistan

Victims who escaped their abusers tell their stories of life after being a child sex slave in Afghanistan.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

From The42 Packers all-time rushing leader charged with child abuse Charged

Packers all-time rushing leader charged with child abuse

Ahman Green is charged with punching his daughter in the face.

# child-abuse - Friday 23 June, 2017

Man sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering his partner's two-year-old son

The boy’s mother pleaded guilty to allowing the death of her son to happen.

# child-abuse - Friday 16 June, 2017

Former caretaker at GAA ground charged with 144 child sexual abuse offences

The man appeared before Longford District Court this morning.

# child-abuse - Friday 2 June, 2017

Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images

The man admitted to possessing 2,683 images and 721 movie files in total.

New specially trained garda units to investigate child abuse and domestic violence

Four new protective services units went live today.

# child-abuse - Thursday 1 June, 2017

New website will show clues from child sex abuse cases to help track down paedophiles

Europol has shared 20 images of mundane objects that could help track down the perpetrators of child sex abuse.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day

Almost 4,000 calls were made to the charity reporting child abuse.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Inquiry may be launched into case of child abuser Bill Kenneally

The former national basketball coach is serving a 14-year sentence for abusing teenage boys in Waterford in the 1980s.

# child-abuse - Monday 24 April, 2017

Man jailed for five years for orally raping partner's son (7)

“He went from being a bright child to struggling with school. He has become anxious and nervous.”

# child-abuse - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Crackdown on paedophile ring that uses Whatsapp to share images of child sex abuse

Arrests were made across Europe and Latin America.

# child-abuse - Monday 3 April, 2017

'When I wasn't taking a beating from my old man, I was taking a beating from my brother'

At a recent launch a young man spoke about growing up with abuse.

# child-abuse - Friday 24 March, 2017

'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension

The Director General of the HSE was before an Oireachtas committee yesterday to correct the record.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Girls given drink, drugs and gifts before being forced to have sex with strangers

Five people have been found guilty of child sexual exploitation offences in Sheffield.

# child-abuse - Friday 10 March, 2017

'Hand over the keys': Pressure builds on religious groups over child abuse reparations

The religious groups say falling property prices are the reason only 14% of the total costs have been paid.

# child-abuse - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences

The charges include rape, indecent treatment of children and making child exploitation material.

There were 56,000 reports of child abuse in three years

Mattie McGrath said the numbers were “horrifying and deeply disturbing”.

# child-abuse - Sunday 5 March, 2017

HSE 'took three years to contact gardaí about Grace report'

The report was published this week and has details of the potential abuse of a girl with an intellectual disability known as Grace.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission

Collins said that some members of the Vatican hierarchy were unwilling to make changes.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Grace case: 47 children went through foster home where there were abuse concerns

Two previously unpublished reports about the case have been made public.

# child-abuse - Friday 24 February, 2017

Archbishop Martin says Connell 'was the one who finally began to realise the extent of the abuse'

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin referenced the Cardinal’s response to abuse allegations at his funeral today.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Man charged with possession of first book to be banned in Ireland in nearly two decades

He also stands accused of two counts of sexual assault of a boy aged under ten over a decade ago.

# child-abuse - Monday 20 February, 2017

Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at centre of storm over 'child abuse' comments

He was dropped from the Conservative Political Action Conference, where President Donald Trump is due to speak.

# child-abuse - Monday 6 February, 2017

'Shocking and indefensible': 1 in 14 priests in Australia accused of child abuse

The St John of God Brothers had 40% of its members accused of abuse.

# child-abuse - Thursday 12 January, 2017

One of the UK's most-wanted suspected paedophiles has been arrested after a car crash in France

Stephen Carruthers had been on-the-run for almost three years.

# child-abuse - Monday 5 December, 2016

'Daddy bit Mummy's face - I was scared': Report gives voice to kids in abusive homes

A report today highlighted the devastating impact living in an abusive environment can have on every part of a child’s life.

# child-abuse - Friday 2 December, 2016

Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online

Current systems mean specialists have to view “traumatic and distressing” material.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Child therapy provider says pressure on funding is 'intense' and becoming 'unbearable'

CARI has said children suffering from sexual abuse may have to wait up to 18 months for therapy, unless funding is increased.

# child-abuse - Monday 28 November, 2016

'When I heard he was dead, I felt that I could finally breathe': Victim of serial paedophile speaks out on abuse

Anne Kelly detailed her experience of abuse from serial paedophile Eamon Cooke on RTÉ Radio this morning.

# child-abuse - Sunday 27 November, 2016

FA to investigate child sex abuse allegations

Four police forces are investigating allegations of historical sexual abuse against children in English football circles as part of a deepening scandal.

# child-abuse - Friday 18 November, 2016

Management at St Patrick's Cathedral apologise to victims of child rapist Patrick O'Brien

The convicted child molester was sentenced to 13 years in prison earlier this month.

# child-abuse - Monday 3 October, 2016

Romeo and Juliet laws could be introduced in Ireland

The law would prevent a sexual act that occurred between individuals who are just a couple of years apart in age being considered a criminal offence.

# child-abuse - Thursday 8 September, 2016

"Disturbing evidence" of alleged sexual abuse of children is heard behind closed doors

An application will be made to exclude media from courtroom during evidence by gardai.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

The Artane Band says it won't be changing its name despite industrial school history

A council motion has been tabled calling for it to change.

# child-abuse - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Man who met victim (13) on dating app jailed for child sex offences in London

The abuse was discovered when the boy’s sister found an indecent video on his phone.

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