In Cambodia, Buddhist temples are regarded as places of refuge and rehabilitation for the community, but for Bros it was the site of his sexual abuse as a child. The perpetrator was Saravuth Tan, a Cambodian-American who investigators would later find had abused at least 17 young boys sometime duringContinue Reading

The Guardian: Internet firms should use profits to stamp out child abuse images, says police chief. Internet companies should reinvest some of their “eye-watering” profits into efforts to stamp out child abuse images online, a chief constable has said. Mike Barton challenged firms to do more to stopContinue Reading A High Court judge has told a former Justice of the Peace and Takapuna community board member that it is voyeurs like him who keep the trade in the sexual abuse of children going. Martin Henry Lawes, a multi-millionaire, has been jailed for four and-a-half years for paying FillipinoContinue Reading Child sexual abuse in the United States is costly, with an average lifetime cost of $1.1 million per death of female victims and $1.5 million per death of male victims, according to a new study. Researchers measured the economic costs of child sexual abuse by calculating health care costs,Continue Reading A taskforce, codenamed Mirzam, was launched in February after a recording device was discovered by a member of the public showing adults engaging in sexual acts with the young girl, the police statement said. “What Taskforce Mirzam has uncovered so far will shock the community and I should warnContinue Reading

Dog bites, quad bikes, booster seats, drownings and more in this week’s child injury prevention research alert — Safekids Aotearoa (@safekidsnz) February 18, 2018Continue Reading Court documents also allege that on one occasion “­rituals” were performed on the boys. Along with the Yyani Cook-Williams, Therese Ann Cook, Paul Williams and Clarissa Meredith, three further people have been charged. Their names are suppressed because at the time that the alleged acts were committed — betweenContinue Reading