New Australian film Wild Butterfly is a story of stigma and discrimination directed towards people who use drugs. And a reminder of what can happen when trauma and drug use are played for click bait.
A scholar who researches this underreported criminal behavior recommends four steps to root it out.
This reorganization may provide roadmaps for other nonprofits to follow if they face abuse allegations in the #MeToo era.
The fear of 'racial tension' has been at the heart of many botched police inquiries into child sexual abuse.
Pope Francis recently removed a rule known as Pontifical Secrecy, which allowed clergy and church officials to withhold information regarding sexual abuse. Will it make the church truly transparent?
The High Court has referred Cardinal George Pell's application for special leave to appeal his convictions to the full bench of the High Court.
Kenya's constitution protects children from all forms of violence, but the country's implementation strategies are weak.
Many Aboriginal survivors of sexual abuse find mainstream counselling inappropriate. But there is a way to help them heal that respects a collective culture, with strong community ties.
By a majority of two to one, the Court of Appeal has dismissed Pell's case, because it found guilty verdicts were open to the jury.
The new bill will make it make it mandatory for priests to report suspected child abuse admitted in confidence.
Investigative reporter Louise Milligan on Cardinal Pell and redactions in the Royal Commission’s report
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When the royal commission handed down its massive report in late 2017, several sections were redacted until after any legal proceedings against Cardinal Pell were concluded.
Children are constantly hearing about threats to their safety. Sometimes they find it hard to know if a danger is real, and they need help processing their fears. Here's what they need you to know.
Parents must encourage open conversations with their children from a young age.
The Catholic Church has previously expelled perpetrators of child sexual abuse from the priesthood following internal investigations – known as canonical trials.
A documentary film has made disturbing allegations about Michael Jackson and child sexual abuse. Whether true or not the film raised some important issues.
The tech giants are consistently failing to protect children.
The media frenzy surrounding George Pell's conviction may force victims of child sexual abuse to relive their own trauma.
What research shows does and doesn't work to prevent people convicted of sexual offences from reoffending.
Twenty-five years ago, an Irish nun handed a report to the Catholic Church that detailed sexual abuse against nuns by priests worldwide. It was ignored. But now nuns are finally sharing their stories.
The British government is yet to set up a formal redress scheme for children sent away as migrants to Australia and elsewhere.