MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Madison, Wisconsin, Diocese is considering an investigation into the number of substantiated allegations against clergy of sexual abuse of minors.Diocese spokesman Brent King.. New Zealand Herald - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
According to CNN, Harvey Weinstein defense attorney Benjamin Brafman plans to withdraw from representing the media mogul in his criminal case. Weinstein is accused of raping a woman in a New York hotel..
South Africa has ranked 15th out of 40 countries for its measures to protect children against sexual abuse and exploitation, according to a new index developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit. News24 - Published
The decision to drop R Kelly from Sony's roster comes two weeks after the documentary series Surviving R. Kelly drew fresh attention to the sex abuse allegations against the singer Firstpost - Published
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A jury has found a former Utah State University football player guilty of sexually assaulting six women while he was in college. The jury on Friday convicted 25-year-old Torrey.. Seattle Times - Published
Steubenville, Ohio, Jan 18, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- The president of Franciscan University of Steubenville said Monday that the university is committed to a faithful Catholic approach to university.. CNA - Published
Two-time Olympic gold medal speed skater Shim Suk-hee revealed earlier this month she was repeatedly raped by her coach. Now, South Korea's governing sports body has promised a crackdown on coaches. NPR - Published
Amid increasing protests following the broadcast of the Surviving R. Kelly documentary series, RCA Records has reportedly dropped the singer, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual abuse. NPR - Published
Tracy Sampson filed her complaint against Kelly in 2002, alleging that when she was a 16-year-old intern at his record label the singer forced her into a sexual relationship that lasted for two years. MailOnline - Published
The human rights organization has 47 member states; the organization’s leader, Thorbjorn Jagland said he and the Pope discussed efforts to combat the sexual abuse of minors. Catholic Culture - Published
Mariah Carey‘s former assistant Lianna Shakhnazaryan has filed a new lawsuit claiming that she was subjected to physical and sexual abuse while working for the singer. Lianna claims that Mariah‘s.. Just Jared - Published
On January 15, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo cited a quote by Pope Francis that he said offered support for the Child Victims Act; Cuomo’s remarks were included in his State of the State and Budget.. Eurasia Review - Published
A Rotorua man has been sentenced to nine years imprisonment for the historic and repeated sexual offending of two boys.Sean Victor Tipene Smale appeared in the Rotorua District Court today on five.. New Zealand Herald - Published
Amid all the cultural debates about women’s struggles to be heard in Hollywood, over everything from onscreen representation to sexual abuse to open gender discrimination, Karyn Kusama’s name is.. The Verge - Published
Watch VideoThere are an estimated 67 million domestic workers worldwide. About 80 percent are women.
The International Labor Organization reports many of them get low wages, face long hours, have.. Newsy - Published
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Dawn Compton and Amanda Schrader.’s book,Jumping Ship: Navigating.. PRWeb - Published
The Saskatchewan police officers who target online sexual predators say they’re being driven to use a range of investigative methods in order to slow down a problem that’s seen a dramatic increase. CBC.ca - Published
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University is poised to name a new interim president Thursday after the former governor who was brought in to help it recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.. New Zealand Herald - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Watch VideoAnother Michigan State University leader has stepped down in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal.
The university's interim president, John Engler, submitted his resignation to the.. Newsy - Published Also reported by •FOXNews.com
Washington D.C., Jan 16, 2019 / 05:12 pm (CNA).- The man who made a 2004 accusation of misconduct against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick said Wednesday he is in disbelief after Cardinal Donald Wuerl.. CNA - Published
Hagatna, Guam, Jan 16, 2019 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Agaña has filed for bankruptcy in federal court in the wake of numerous sex abuse allegations. The move, decided upon in.. CNA - Published
Catholic Charities has launched its annual fundraising campaign, with a goal of raising $11 million for the 2019 Appeal. The appeal follows a difficult year for the agency, which came close to missing.. bizjournals - Published
Panama City, Panama, Jan 16, 2019 / 04:06 pm (CNA).- A U.S.-based coalition of dissenting Catholics, whose backers include wealthy non-Catholic funders, is sending a small group of LGBT activists to.. CNA - Published