People & Power

Europe's Recurring Shame: From Bulgaria to Brussels

People & Power investigates the abuse of people with disabilities at EU-funded care homes across Eastern Europe.

United States

Surge of new abuse claims threatens church like never before

A deluge of new lawsuits could surpass anything US clergy sexual abuse crisis has seen before.

Surge of new abuse claims threatens church like never before

Afghanistan

Afghan officials release men who exposed alleged paedophile ring

Two Afghan activists were detained by the country's intelligence agency for exposing alleged child sex abuse.

Afghan officials release men who exposed alleged paedophile ring

Women

'Gender alert': Global protests denounce violence against women

Tens of thousands rally across the world to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

'Gender alert': Global protests denounce violence against women

Latin America

Two Catholic priests found guilty of sex abuse in Argentina

Court sentences Nicola Corradi and Horacio Corbacho to more than 40 years for abusing children at a school for the deaf.

Two Catholic priests found guilty of sex abuse in Argentina

Afghanistan

Amnesty urges release of Afghan men who exposed paedophile ring

Mahmudi and Hamidi discovered more than 100 videos of alleged abuse that took place in Afghanistan's Logar province.

Amnesty urges release of Afghan men who exposed paedophile ring

France

Why has it been such a deadly year for French women?

Anti-domestic violence activists say 138 women have been killed by a current or former partner in France so far in 2019.

Why has it been such a deadly year for French women?

Bosnia

'Profoundly shocking': Bosnia lawmaker shares child abuse photos

Sabina Cudic said images were taken over past year in Pazaric care home for special-needs children.

Child rights

In Pakistan's Kasur, child rapes and killings continue unabated

Two years after laws were tightened to address endemic child abuse, rights organisations say not enough is being done.

In Pakistan's Kasur, child rapes and killings continue unabated

AJ Impact

Financial abuse: The ties that bind domestic violence victims

Manipulation around money issues often plays an outsized role in abusive and violent family situations.

Financial abuse: The ties that bind domestic violence victims

United States

How New York's Catholic Church protected priest accused of abuse

The wife of a man who killed himself after living with trauma of alleged abuse by priest as a teenager shares his story.

United States

Abuse claims put Catholic Church in New York City under scrutiny

Allegations raise questions about Cardinal Timothy Dolan's handling of clergy abuse scandal in United States.

Fault Lines

In Bad Faith: Child Sex Abuse and the Catholic Church

Child victims of abuse by a Catholic priest call on New York City's most influential cleric to remove him from ministry.

Pakistan

Fair trial concerns plague Pakistan sexual assault cases

Family and lawyer of Pakistani man executed for rape and murder of six-year-old girl say he never received a fair trial.

Fair trial concerns plague Pakistan sexual assault cases

US & Canada

Officials arrest 338 worldwide in dark web child porn bust

The website relied on the bitcoin cryptocurrency to sell access to videos depicting child sexual abuse.

Officials arrest 338 worldwide in dark web child porn bust