Tag: Abuse and neglect of children

Islamic schools in Pakistan plagued by sex abuse of children

KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan — Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric....
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BOSTON — Boston University says it has found evidence that a geology professor sexually harassed a graduate student on a research trip in Antarctica...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — Every year, Bridie Farrell travels to the state Capitol hoping it's the last time she has to urge lawmakers to pass...
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SALT LAKE CITY — Most students at Brigham Young University students think the Mormon-owned school needs to do more to educate them about what...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — Advocates for a bill in New York that would loosen the statute of limitations for molestation are hoping the national attention...
Wanted polygamist free after 15 years on the lam in Mexico

PHOENIX — A polygamist who fled to Mexico about 15 years ago with his wives and kids while facing child molestation charges in Arizona...
Ex-members of church urge overturning of court agreement

SPINDALE, North Carolina — Former members of a controversial North Carolina-based church want the state to take legal action to overturn a court-ordered compromise...
Court ruling expected to dissolve main Cambodian opposition

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia's embattled opposition braced for a court ruling due Thursday that is widely expected to see the party dissolved in...
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NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Supreme Court won't consider re-imposing the death penalty for a man serving life for the rape and murder of...
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VERMILLION, S.D. — University of South Dakota officials said they're taking steps to better train staff and students on proper ways to respond to...

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