2 women who tried to make toddler do lewd acts get 15 years in prison — A regional trial court judge here recently handed down a 15-year prison term each to two women after finding them guilty of attempted human trafficking, the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking in Persons (IACAT) in Southern Mindanao said in a statement. IACAT said the two women, whose real identities were not disclosed to protect the identities of their victims, were also fined P1 million each by Acting Presiding Judge Ma. Susana Baua of the Regional Trial Court Branch 8.
Advert Against ‘Rape Culture’ Portrays Being a Woman as the ‘Greatest Danger of All’ — A Norwegian campaign to stop sexual violence against women has received criticism for being sexist against men. The video, titled “#DearDaddy” and produced by CARE Norway, seeks to tackle “rape culture” as it shows the future life of the titular father’s unborn daughter asking him ”for a favour about boys.”
Boy ‘given electric shocks to genitals’ — Egypt must immediately release a 14-year-old boy who says he was sexually abused in detention by police using a wooden stick and bring his alleged torturers to justice, Amnesty International said. Mazen Mohamed Abdallah’s family told the rights group the teenager was repeatedly tortured in custody, including also being given electric shocks to his genitals.
Charges: Man chained, sexually assaulted for 4 days — A 55-year-old St. Paul man is charged with kidnapping and first-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly holding another man captive for four days in his basement and repeatedly sexually assaulted him. Wilbert Glover grabbed the victim off the street in Minneapolis and took him to his home, where he chained him to a bar of concrete in the basement, according to the complaint.
Former St. Paul Boy Scout alleges sexual abuse in 1970s — A former St. Paul Boy Scout filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging that he was abused by his Scout leader in the 1970s. The lawsuit accuses the Boy Scouts of America and its local chapter, the Northern Star Council, of three counts of negligence and one count of fraud. It states that the plaintiff, identified as John Doe 156, was abused by then-scout leader Richard E. Carroll on camping trips and Boy Scout events from 1972 to 1974.
‘I’ve been punched, kicked, scratched – if I stay I’ll be killed’: Stories of Ireland’s abused men — EACH YEAR, OVER 2,000 vulnerable men contact the Amen domestic abuse service to ask for help or look for someone who will listen to what they are going through. Most of the men who get in touch are in the 50-60 years age bracket and 90% of the callers are Irish males. 2005 research carried out for the National Crime Council found 6% of men suffer severe domestic abuse with 13% of men suffering physical abuse or minor physical incidents.
Missouri Supreme Court weighs sex abuse lawsuit against Boy Scouts — A man who says he was sexually abused for years by his scoutmaster should be allowed to sue the Boy Scouts of America even though he missed a deadline to do so by years, the man’s attorney argued before the Missouri Supreme Court on Thursday. The 35-year-old man, who is referred to in case documents only as John Doe, alleges that his scoutmaster sexually abused and battered him starting when he was about 12 years old in 1992 and that the abuse continued until 1997.
New Addington mother Amanda Lockhart who had sex with 14-year-old boy cleared of abuse — A mother who had sex with a 14-year-old boy in a bathroom has been cleared of abusing him. Amanda Lockhart, 46, also posed for nude photos for the teenager, who she said had told her he was 17. She was found not guilty of engaging a child in sexual activity today following a trial at the Old Bailey. Prosecutors had claimed she “never had a doubt” about the teenager’s age and had groomed for weeks before they had sex in January last year.
Oregon Woman Raped 7-Year-Old Boy Multiple Times — An Oregon woman has been convicted of crimes associated with the ongoing rape of a seven-year-old boy. Oregon Live reports that 22-year-old Melissa Chacon could face a prison sentence of up to 25 years behind bars, but will the punishment fit the crime of sexually assaulting an innocent child? The ongoing rape of the seven-year-old boy, who isn’t being named, was discovered earlier this year by a loved one of the child victim. A brief investigation ended in the arrest of the 22-year-old woman, who reportedly confessed to the crimes to authorities.
Report: Juvenile prison probe focuses on abuse — Court records show state authorities are investigating a range of potential crimes at a Wisconsin juvenile prison, including sexual assault, physical abuse and child neglect, a newspaper reported Wednesday. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel cited an unsealed order by a judge who opened the John Doe investigation on Oct. 22. Lincoln County Circuit Judge Robert Russell found that there was “reason to believe” that those crimes had been committed at the Lincoln Hills School for Boys in Irma based on a sealed affidavit by David Forsythe, a Wisconsin Department of Justice investigator.
Sodomy: Silent Abuse Of The Male-child — In October 2015, the local media was awash with reports of alleged sodomy scandal at a popular boys boarding secondary school in Kano State. The news was first reported by a Kano-based private radio, which quoted some students of the school to have reported that they were carnally abused by unknown perpetrators. Even though the school’s proprietor initially denied that the students were abused, he confirmed that the students had reported the presence of an unidentified person in their dormitory, who tried to undress them.
Woman charged with torture, murder of daughter and abuse of 4 other children — There are disturbing new details about the Madera County, California, woman charged with torturing and murdering her young daughter. Court documents reveal 42-year-old Amy Chavoya is also accused of abusing four other children. Sheriff’s deputies arrested her last month after a yearlong investigation. The documents describe horrific acts against the little girl who died and other children who were in the suspect’s care. Prosecutors claim that abuse went on for several years.
Woman Rapes Teenager Two Times — A 44-year old woman from Nkayi allegedly seduced her 17-year-old herdboy, bedded him twice and offered him money and a beast to conceal the matter, a court heard yesterday. Bahle Msipa reportedly made sexual advances to the teenager after he was hired as a herdboy and was in the habit of urinating naked or undressing in his presence. Msipa, who is facing two counts of aggravated indecent assault, pleaded not guilty when she appeared before regional magistrate Sibongile Msipa-Marondedze. She claimed she was in love with the herdboy.