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‘We failed them’: Australia apologises to child sex abuse victims

22 October 2018, 5:35 AM

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a national apology to thousands of victims of institutional sex abuse Monday, admitting the state utterly failed to stop “evil, dark crimes” committed over decades.

‘Springs Monster’ set to be sentenced

1 October 2018, 9:10 AM

The man dubbed the “Springs monster”, who was found guilty of raping his oldest daughter, the attempted murder of his then 11 year old son and defeating the ends of justice will be sentenced on Monday at the high court in Pretoria.


Catholic Church in showdown with Australian government over mandatory reporting of child abuse

31 August 2018, 7:33 AM

The Catholic Church in Australia on Friday rejected laws forcing priests to report child abuse when they learn about it in the confessional, setting the stage for a showdown between the country’s biggest religion and the government.

Capetonians join #100MenMarch

12 July 2018, 6:23 PM

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Cape Town, to call for an end to women and child abuse.

Parliament to help curb violence against children

8 July 2018, 1:54 PM

Parliament says it is serious about curbing violence against children. This is in response to a call by the South African Human Rights Commission during its recent appearance before Parliament’s Social Development Committee.



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