Newborn Twins Are Found Dead in an Apartment in Queens

The mother of the infants, a boy and a girl, was in custody but had not yet been charged in the deaths, officials said.

#babies-and-infants, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #new-york-city, #police-department-nyc, #queens-nyc

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Missouri Lawmaker Rick Roeber Faces Expulsion Over Child Abuse Accusations

An ethics committee report said that State Representative Rick Roeber physically and sexually abused his children and once drowned puppies in a pond.

#alcoholics-anonymous, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #kansas-city-mo, #kansas-city-star, #missouri, #politics-and-government, #roeber-rick, #sex-crimes, #state-legislatures, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Kim Janey, Boston’s Mayor, Challenges Police on Sex Abuse Scandal

Three weeks into her tenure as Boston’s acting mayor, Kim Janey has done something her predecessor did not: order the police to release documents about a leader accused of sexual abuse.

#boston-mass, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #elections-mayors, #janey-kim-1965, #mayors, #organized-labor, #police, #politics-and-government, #race-and-ethnicity, #rose-patrick-m, #sex-crimes

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Why Do We Let Corporations Profit From Rape Videos?

With help from Google and PayPal, XVideos lets people leer at the worst moment in a child’s life.

#assaults, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #child-pornography, #children-and-childhood, #computers-and-the-internet, #domestic-violence, #law-and-legislation, #sex, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls, #yahoo-inc

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Girl’s Rape in Venezuela Becomes a Rallying Cry for Abortion Activists

The assault of a 13-year-old girl in Venezuela and the arrest of her mother and a teacher who helped her end the pregnancy have forced a national debate about legalizing abortion.

#abortion, #birth-control-and-family-planning, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #maduro-nicolas, #sex-crimes, #venezuela, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Second Matt Gaetz Aide Quits Amid Justice Dept. Investigation

The aide, Devin Murphy, resigned as Mr. Gaetz’s legislative director on Friday.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #gaetz-matt, #house-of-representatives, #human-trafficking, #justice-department, #murphy-devin-m, #sex-crimes, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Here’s … Matt Gaetz

Trouble for the Florida fanboy.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #foxe-fanne-annabel-battistella-1936-2021, #gaetz-matt, #hill-katie-1987, #human-trafficking, #mills-wilbur-d-1909-92, #sex-crimes, #united-states-politics-and-government

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The Matt Gaetz Investigation: What We Know

The Justice Department is said to be investigating the congressman’s encounters with women recruited online for sex and whether he had sex with a 17-year-old girl.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #florida, #gaetz-donald-j, #gaetz-matt, #greenberg-joel, #human-trafficking, #justice-department, #prostitution, #sex-crimes, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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It’s Time to Revisit the Satanic Panic

As the United States shifted with the anxieties of the 1980s, baseless conspiracy theories about satanic cults committing mass abuse spread around the country.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #conspiracy-theories, #false-arrests-convictions-and-imprisonments, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #mcmartin-preschool, #news-and-news-media, #nineteen-hundred-eighties, #occult-sciences, #rivera-geraldo, #sex-crimes

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Matt Gaetz Is Said to Be Investigated Over Possible Sexual Relationship With a Girl, 17

An inquiry into the Florida congressman was opened in the final months of the Trump administration, people briefed on it said.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #florida, #gaetz-matt, #house-of-representatives, #justice-department, #sex-crimes, #stone-roger-j-jr, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Biden Plots a Revolution for America’s Children

National pre-K and affordable day care don’t have to be a dream.

#american-rescue-plan-2021, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #child-care, #children-and-childhood, #education-k-12, #education-pre-school, #poverty, #united-states-politics-and-government

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‘Busy Inside,’ a New Documentary, Explores Dissociative Identity Disorder

The condition, formerly called multiple personality disorder, affects a surprising 1 percent of the population.

#brody-jane-e, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #documentary-films-and-programs, #memory, #mental-health-and-disorders, #post-traumatic-stress-disorder, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #spiegel-david-1945, #sybil-book, #world-channel-tv-network

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Migrant Children Deserve Better

To simply return to the failed model of child detention is a missed opportunity to meaningfully reimagine our immigration system.

#border-patrol-us, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #children-and-childhood, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-detention, #united-states

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What Does the Dylan Farrow Home Video Reveal?

The shocking centerpiece to the new HBO documentary “Allen v. Farrow” shows how mothers struggle to be believed.

#allen-woody, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #documentary-films-and-programs, #farrow-mia, #parenting, #photography

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‘Children Are Off-Limits’: France on Course to Set 15 as Age of Consent

The bill, which characterizes sex between adults and minors under 15 as rape, was adopted by the National Assembly after a series of sexual abuse scandals and may become law by April.

#metoo-movement, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #france, #incest, #law-and-legislation, #sex, #sex-crimes, #statutes-of-limitations

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‘Allen v. Farrow’ Episode 4 Recap: An Adult Dylan Farrow Speaks Out

The finale of the HBO docuseries delves into the changing perception of Woody Allen and Ms. Farrow’s decision to go public with her allegations of sexual abuse.

#metoo-movement, #allen-v-farrow-tv-program, #allen-woody, #apropos-of-nothing-book, #books-and-literature, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #documentary-films-and-programs, #farrow-malone-dylan, #farrow-mia, #farrow-moses, #farrow-ronan, #home-box-office, #maco-frank-s, #previn-soon-yi, #sex-crimes, #television

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Police Responded to a 911 Call and Left. Then a Child Was Killed.

The police commissioner said there will be a review to determine if correct procedures were followed in the case of 10-year-old Ayden Wolfe.

#cato-ryan, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #harlem-manhattan-ny, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-department-nyc, #wolfe-ayden-d-2021

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‘Allen v. Farrow’ Episode 3 Recap: Investigations and a Custody Trial

Filmmakers delve into dozens of boxes of records that documented the investigations into Dylan Farrow’s accusation of sexual abuse.

#allen-v-farrow-tv-program, #allen-woody, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #child-custody-and-support, #connecticut, #documentary-films-and-programs, #farrow-malone-dylan, #farrow-mia, #home-box-office, #maco-frank-s, #new-york-city-child-welfare-administration, #previn-soon-yi, #sex-crimes, #television, #yale-new-haven-hospital

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David Newhouse, 65, Dies; His Paper Broke the Sandusky Story

A member of a powerful publishing family, he drove his Pennsylvania newspaper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #harrisburg-pa, #newhouse-david-1955-2021, #newspapers, #paterno-joe, #patriot-news-newspaper, #pennsylvania-state-university, #pulitzer-prizes, #sandusky-jerry, #sex-crimes

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Police Officer Is Accused of Raping Girl He Had Once Taken for a Rape Exam

A former New Orleans officer drove a 14-year-old girl to a hospital for a rape evaluation in May. For months afterward, he groomed her and eventually raped her, the girl’s mother claims in a lawsuit.

#assaults, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #new-orleans-la, #police-department-new-orleans-la, #sex-crimes, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #vicknair-rodney, #women-and-girls

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Woody Allen, Mia Farrow and What Popular Culture Wants to Believe

The new HBO documentary revisits a 1990s scandal. What viewers take away from it may depend on the stories they trust about women and why.

#allen-v-farrow-tv-program, #allen-woody, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #documentary-films-and-programs, #farrow-malone-dylan, #farrow-mia, #television, #women-and-girls

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John Geddert Charges: What Is Human Trafficking?

Experts say the filing of human trafficking charges against John Geddert, who died on Thursday, could have major ramifications for future prosecutions of coaches in the high-pressure world of elite sports.

#athletics-and-sports, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #coaches-and-managers, #forced-labor, #geddert-john-1957, #gymnastics, #human-trafficking, #michigan, #sex-crimes

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Geddert and Nassar Abused Gymnasts for Decades

Coach John Geddert drove young gymnasts to the point of injury, then sent them to Lawrence G. Nassar, the doctor who abused them sexually. Geddert killed himself on Thursday in the face of criminal charges.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #geddert-john-1957, #gymnastics, #nassar-lawrence-g-1963, #olympic-games-2012, #the-girls-book, #wieber-jordyn

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Former U.S. Gymnastics Coach Is Dead After Human Trafficking Charges

John Geddert died by suicide shortly after he was charged with two dozen counts, including human trafficking and criminal sexual conduct, Michigan prosecutors said.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #geddert-john-1957, #gymnastics, #human-trafficking, #michigan, #nassar-lawrence-g-1963, #olympic-games-2012, #sex-crimes, #usa-gymnastics

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Memoir by Amos Oz’s Daughter Divides Family and Shocks Israel

“He told me I was filth,” Galia Oz writes in her book, “Something Disguised as Love,” among other accusations of physical and emotional abuse. Her mother and siblings have defended their late father.

#books-and-literature, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #content-type-personal-profile, #domestic-violence, #israel, #oz-amos, #oz-galia, #something-disguised-as-love-book, #writing-and-writers

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Woody Allen and Soon-Yi Previn Call HBO Docuseries a ‘Shoddy Hit Piece’

The series, “Allen v. Farrow,” takes a fresh look at Dylan Farrow’s sexual abuse allegations against Mr. Allen, her adoptive father.

#allen-v-farrow-tv-program, #allen-woody, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #documentary-films-and-programs, #farrow-malone-dylan, #farrow-mia, #previn-soon-yi, #sex-crimes, #television

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Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Soon-Yi Previn, Dylan Farrow: A Timeline

A look at major events in the complicated history of the director, his children and the Farrow family as a new documentary revisits the case.

#metoo-movement, #allen-v-farrow-tv-program, #allen-woody, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #dick-kirby, #farrow-malone-dylan, #farrow-mia, #farrow-ronan, #home-box-office, #previn-soon-yi, #sex-crimes, #ziering-amy

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Janet Irvin Arrested in Case of Teen Found Dead in a Field

Janet Irvin, 37, was charged with failure to report a missing child in the disappearance of Quawan Charles, 15. The case has raised questions about the urgency of the police response.

#autopsies, #charles-quawan-d-2020, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #deaths-fatalities, #irvin-janet, #louisiana

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Prosecutor Says Executors of Jeffrey Epstein’s Estate Enabled His Abuse

The attorney general of the Virgin Islands said two longtime associates of Mr. Epstein’s were “captains” of his criminal enterprise and should not be in charge of his estate.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #compensation-for-damages-law, #epstein-jeffrey-e-1953, #george-denise-n, #human-trafficking, #indyke-darren, #kahn-richard, #sex-crimes, #southern-trust-co

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Head of Elite French University Resigns Following Professor Incest Case

Frédéric Mion, the director of the prestigious Sciences Po university, acknowledged “errors in judgment in my handling of the allegations.”

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #duhamel-olivier, #france, #incest, #institut-detudes-politiques-de-paris, #sex-crimes

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Filmmakers Look at Woody Allen Abuse Allegations in Four-Part Series

Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering are known for films exposing sexual abuse in institutions. Why did they delve into a thorny family tale? “We realized the full story had never gotten out.”

#allen-v-farrow-movie, #allen-woody, #amy-ziering, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #content-type-personal-profile, #dick-kirby, #documentary-films-and-programs, #farrow-malone-dylan, #farrow-mia, #home-box-office, #incest, #yale-new-haven-hospital

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15-Year Sentence for Pennsylvania Man Who Abused Girls at Orphanage in Kenya

Two of the victims were 11 years old when the abuse began, Gregory Dow admitted to the authorities.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #kenya, #orphans-and-orphanages, #pennsylvania, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls

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Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Another Alaska Attorney General Resigns

Ed Sniffen’s resignation came less than six months after his predecessor, Kevin G. Clarkson, resigned amid revelations that he had sent hundreds of text messages to a female state employee.

#alaska, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #attorneys-general, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #clarkson-kevin-g, #dunleavy-mike-1980, #sex-crimes, #special-prosecutors-independent-counsel

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We Are a Nation of Child Abusers

But Biden has offered a way to reduce child poverty by half. That would be transformative.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #house-of-representatives, #poverty, #senate, #stimulus-economic, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Advice on How to Become a Foster Parent

The process has changed during the pandemic, but getting started is easier than you might think.

#adoptions, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #children-and-childhood, #families-and-family-life, #foster-care, #philanthropy, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #teenagers-and-adolescence

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Former Boy Scouts Chaplain Is Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse

James Glawson, 76, sexually assaulted six young men, including one who is developmentally disabled, Rhode Island authorities said.

#abuse-of-the-disabled, #boy-scouts, #chaplains, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #glawson-james, #intellectual-disabilities, #men-and-boys, #rhode-island, #sex-crimes, #suits-and-litigation-civil

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Israel Extradites Teacher Accused of Abuse in Australia, Reports Say

Malka Leifer, who fled to Israel, faces 74 counts of sexual abuse related to her tenure as a principal at a Jewish girls’ school in Melbourne.

#australia, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #deportation, #extradition, #israel, #leifer-malka, #melbourne-australia, #principals-school, #sex-crimes

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In Court, Peter Nygard’s Lawyers Fail to Satisfy Judge’s Terms for Bail

The former fashion executive’s defense team asked for more time after one of the two guarantors who put forward collateral raised suspicions.

#canada, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #extradition, #nygard-peter, #sex-crimes, #winnipeg-manitoba

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Incest Scandal Sets Off a New #MeToo Movement in France

A wave of testimonies from people who say they were victims of incest has surfaced on Twitter after a scandal in which a prominent French intellectual was accused of abusing his teenage stepson.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #duhamel-olivier, #france, #incest, #kouchner-camille, #macron-brigitte, #matzneff-gabriel, #sex-crimes

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True-Crime Podcast Puts Spotlight on Irish Coach Accused of Abuse

The Irish police are investigating accusations that George Gibney, a former swim coach for Ireland now living in the United States, sexually abused two swimmers who came forward after hearing the podcast about him.

#british-broadcasting-corp, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #coaches-and-managers, #extradition, #gibney-george-1948, #immigration-and-emigration, #ireland, #orlando-fla, #podcasts, #politics-and-government, #second-captains-ltd, #sex-crimes, #swimming, #where-is-george-gibney-radio-program

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Another French Intellectual Falls After Comments on Abuse Accusations

A leading television network fired Alain Finkielkraut, a prominent intellectual, after he spoke about the case of Olivier Duhamel, who was recently accused of abusing his stepson.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #duhamel-olivier, #finkielkraut-alain, #paris-france, #sex-crimes

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The Rev. Michael Pfleger of Saint Sabina Church in Chicago Is Accused of Sexual Abuse

The Rev. Michael Pfleger, known for his social activism, was accused of abusing a minor 40 years ago, the Archdiocese of Chicago said this week.

#chicago-ill, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #pfleger-michael, #priests, #roman-catholic-church, #saint-sabina-church-chicago-ill, #sex-crimes, #survivors-network-of-those-abused-by-priests

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Child Welfare Agency Cuts Ties to Professor Over Pedophile Studies

The New York City Administration for Children’s Services will no longer work with Theo Sandfort, a professor who headed a separate study on L.G.B.T.Q. youth in foster care.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #foster-care, #hansell-david, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #netherlands, #new-york-city, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #theo-sandfort, #transgender-and-transsexuals

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Prominent French Intellectual Steps Down Amid Accusations of Incest

Olivier Duhamel, TV commentator and luminary of Sciences Po University, quits in a scandal involving the French literary and political elite.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #doctors-without-borders, #duhamel-olivier, #institut-detudes-politiques-de-paris, #kouchner-camille, #matzneff-gabriel, #paris-france, #politics-and-government, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #springora-vanessa

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Prominent French Intellectual Falls to Accusations of Incest

Olivier Duhamel, TV commentator and luminary of Sciences Po University, quits in a scandal involving the French literary and political elite.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #doctors-without-borders, #duhamel-olivier, #institut-detudes-politiques-de-paris, #kouchner-camille, #matzneff-gabriel, #paris-france, #politics-and-government, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #springora-vanessa

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Judge Rejects Ghislaine Maxwell’s $28.5 Million Bail Proposal

The British socialite, who is charged with assisting Jeffrey Epstein in his abuse of girls, had sought to be freed from what she called “intolerable” jail conditions.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #epstein-jeffrey-e-1953, #metropolitan-detention-center-brooklyn-ny, #new-york-city, #prisons-and-prisoners, #sex-crimes

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Neverland Ranch Is Sold for $22 Million

Ronald W. Burkle, the billionaire co-founder of the investment firm Yucaipa Companies, bought the ranch for a reported $22 million.

#amusement-and-theme-parks, #burkle-ronald-w, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #finances, #jackson-michael, #neverland-ranch, #pop-and-rock-music, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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Freed Nigeria Schoolboys Meet President Muhammadu Buhari

Capitalizing on a rare victory, the Nigerian government publicly displayed the more than 300 boys who had been released, and insisted it had not paid ransom.

#boko-haram, #buhari-muhammadu, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #gangs, #kidnapping-and-hostages, #nigeria, #politics-and-government

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Why Lisa Montgomery Shouldn’t Be Executed

The execution of Lisa Montgomery would be an injustice on top of an injustice.

#capital-punishment, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #clarke-judy, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #mental-health-and-disorders, #montgomery-lisa-m, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #stinnett-bobbie-jo, #women-and-girls

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Epstein Associate Jean-Luc Brunel Is Arrested in France

Jean-Luc Brunel was arrested at an airport near Paris by French authorities investigating possible sex crimes committed by Jeffrey Epstein and his associates.

#brunel-jean-luc-1946, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #epstein-jeffrey-e-1953, #france, #human-trafficking, #paris-france, #prostitution, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment

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