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120 million girls, 10% worldwide sexually abused – UNICEF report
One in ten girls under the age of 20, or about 120 million across the globe, have been sexually abused, according to the latest conservative figures by UNICEF.

06.09.2014 07:51

​Beslan’s youngest survivor and her rescuer meet 10 years after tragedy
This image has been seen by millions around the world – a special forces officer takes a six-month girl to safety out of the besieged school in Russia’s Beslan, North Ossetia. Ten years later, Rossiyskaya Gazeta has found the baby and her savior.

06.09.2014 11:30

‘Wrong trousers’ land Newcastle school kids with 8-hour detention
Over 100 children were forced to sit in detention in the UK, for simply wearing the wrong trousers. The incident happened at a school in Newcastle, where the kids were forced to miss classes for up to eight hours, local media report.

06.09.2014 10:15

Nearly 500 arrested as fast-food workers go on strike across the US (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Nearly 500 protesters were arrested in three dozen US cities on Thursday as fast-food workers and supporters staged sit-ins and acts of civil disobedience nationwide to call attention to their low wages and lack of union representation.

05.09.2014 14:04

US child homicide rate leads West - UNICEF
The US leads Western nations in child homicide rates, while millions of children around the world are threatened with physical, sexual and emotional abuse, including murder, rape and bullying, a new UNICEF report revealed.

05.09.2014 06:16

Illegal immigrants make 10% of California’s workforce, staying in US longer
There were 11.3 million unauthorized immigrants in the US in March 2013, including some 2.6 million living in California ‒ which makes up 10 percent of the state’s workforce, according to two new studies released Wednesday.

05.09.2014 03:38

Riot erupts in Nashville juvenile jail after prison break (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Two dozen teens broke out of a common area at a Nashville juvenile detention center late Wednesday, wandering around the yard inside the facility’s fencing with wooden sticks and fire extinguishers. On Monday, 32 teens escaped the same facility.

04.09.2014 14:07

Arizona forces statuary rape victim to pay child support
A 24-year-old Arizona man is being asked to pay more than $15,000 in child support for a daughter he fathered at the age of 14 — and didn’t know existed until two years ago.

03.09.2014 20:46

Celebrity nude photos hack turns into child porn case
Investigations into the hacking of celebrities’ iPhone accounts, which resulted in the leak of nude or semi-nude photos of various female personalities, have turned into a child abuse case, as one alleged victim was under 18 when some photos were taken.

03.09.2014 16:14

Rotherham child abuse: South Yorkshire police face ‘independent’ investigation
South Yorkshire Police have announced an investigation into the force’s handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal. The Independent Police Complaints Commission will not oversee the probe, though law enforcement say the inquiry will be impartial.

02.09.2014 10:00

'My kids were in this hell': Beslan families recall 3 days of school nightmare
Witnesses of the Beslan massacre, where terrorists held over a thousand people hostage in a school building, recall the three days of horror back in 2004. A former teacher and a student told RT about what they went through 10 years ago.

01.09.2014 18:20

The City of Angels: 10 years after Beslan
This September marks 10 years since the tragedy of Beslan, North Ossetia – one of the cruelest hostage crises in history.

01.09.2014 05:54

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