Tag: physical abuse

Abu Dhabi: students Call for strong child protection law

Abu Dhabi: students Call for strong child protection law

June 10, AP – According to a group of freshmen students at the Abu Dhabi University, child abuse is a reality at home and often committed by the very same individuals children look up to for protection. Students in the Capital are calling for a more stringent child protection law, mandatory reporting of child abuse […]

June 11, 2013 | By More
Bullied Kids More Likely to Self-Harm as Teens

Bullied Kids More Likely to Self-Harm as Teens

June 1 – Children who are bullied in elementary school are almost five times more likely to engage in self-harm by the time they are teenagers, according to a new study. Based on their findings, the British researchers behind the study concluded that no form of bullying — from name-calling to physical abuse — should […]

June 1, 2013 | By More
London: 7 men convicted of sex crimes against underage girls

London: 7 men convicted of sex crimes against underage girls

May 16, LONDON (AP) — The guilty verdict followed five months of testimony indicating the pedophile sex ring exploited girls between 2004 and 2012 in the Oxford area, some 60 miles (95 kilometers) northwest of London. Charges include rape, trafficking and child prostitution. Seven men were convicted in London on Tuesday for sexually abusing underage […]

May 16, 2013 | By More