A mother, whose 16-year-old son traveled to Syria for ‘uncertain reasons’ is suing the French government for allowing an underage person to depart the country for a war zone without his parents’ permission.
Child sex abuse in the UK is a “national epidemic,” according to one leading expert. Graham Wilmer, who sits on the panel of the government’s historic sex abuse inquiry, said he based his analysis on “prevalence rates published by the government.”
A Polish toy manufacturer will continue to sell its Nazi themed games, as the company believes it's a good way to educate children. Earlier this week, a store in Sweden said it would remove toy SS soldiers from its shelves, following customer complaints.
December 6 is Sinterklaas - the day Holland’s Santa arrives from Spain to deliver presents. He’s helped by the loyal, blacked-up throwback “Black Pete.” But these days the Dutch are divided over whether the tradition is quaint or embarrassing.
A radical reform of how the state deals with child sex offenders who view indecent images of children is being mooted. Proposals that offenders should receive mental health treatment rather than face imprisonment are under consideration.
Google is preparing to target an untapped audience of children under 13 years old. With promised safe surfing and creativity cultivation, the kiddie technology raises concerns about manipulation of immature minds and emergence of targeted advertising.
In a first-of-its-kind ruling, a Maine court awarded the family of a transgender girl a $75,000 lawsuit settlement from the school district that had forced her to use a staff bathroom, instead of allowing her to use the same girls’ room as other students.
Police arrested on Tuesday a former Norman High School student charged with raping a fellow classmate. The sexual assault, and other rape accusations, spurred a mass walk-out at the Oklahoma school in November in support of the alleged victim.
As news comes through intimating that ISIS leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi’s wife and children have been arrested by Lebanese security forces, the only surprise is that anyone remains surprised at the sheer hypocrisy of the self-styled caliph.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Kiev has failed to investigate its army’s use of prohibited cluster bombs against civilians in the country’s east. It also recommends Kiev invite the International Criminal Court to investigate.