Child Abuse

Here's what to know about how law enforcement and child protective services handle reports of abuse or neglect.
Centers that care for child abuse say they served 40,000 fewer kids this year compared with 2019, suggesting abuse is going unreported.
“I knew that if I was honest with her, it would clear my conscience,” the singer said.
The women claim some USA Swimming officials abused them as children while others worked to make sure the abuse stayed hidden.
Charities say the Domestic Abuse Bill needs to recognise the impact on children after record number of helpline calls in May.
FROM HUFFPOST U.K.
In March, for the first time, the majority of RAINN’s sexual abuse hotline users were minors.
The senior Catholic will walk free after he was convicted of sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys.
The director and accused child sexual abuser's memoir had been dropped by its previous publisher after widespread backlash.
Trish Cahill is part of a new wave of survivors trying to take the Catholic Church to court after significant reforms to New Jersey's statute of limitations.
Patricia “Trish” Cahill was abused by Sister Eileen Shaw as a teen. Before that, Trish says she was abused by her uncle, Father Millard. Now that New Jersey has reformed its statute of limitations for victims of child sexual abuse, Trish has filed a negligence lawsuit against the diocese where her uncle served as a priest.