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Foreign tourists face 'physical torture, abuse' from Pakistani police

A shocking video is currently circulating on social media where foreign tourists could be seen sharing the trouble faced by them in the hands of Punjab police in Pakistan.

UN says 758 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse registered in 2023

The UN received 758 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse committed by staff last year, together with related personnel and partners, according to its latest report on the issue.

China: UN experts demand information on nine imprisoned human rights defenders

UN-appointed independent rights experts have called on the Chinese Government to provide information about nine Tibetan human rights defenders serving prisoner sentences of up to 11 years.  

Australia: Ex-childcare worker charged with 1623 counts of abuse

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) on Monday said its investigation has led to a former childcare worker being charged with 1623 child abuse offences against 91 children - including 136 counts of rape and 110 counts of sexual intercourse with a child under 10 - in Brisbane, Sydney and overseas between 2007 and 2022.

Children vulnerable to abuse and violence during coronavirus lockdowns, UN experts warn

New York/IBNS: Independent UN human rights experts have called on States to boost child protection measures to help safeguard the welfare of millions of children who may be more exposed to violence, sale, trafficking, sexual abuse and exploitation during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Seven charged in Australia for sexually abusing minors

Sydney, Feb 6 (IBNS): Seven people have been charged in Australia for physically and sexually abusing three minor boys between 2014 and 2016.

Abuse, exploitation and trafficking 'stark reality' for migrant children trying to reach Europe – UN report

New York, Sept 12(Just Earth News): More than 75 per cent of migrant and refugee children trying to reach Europe via the Central Mediterranean route face appalling levels of abuse, exploitation and trafficking, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said, calling on the continent to establish safe and regular pathways for migration.

UN chief Guterres unveils proposals to end 'scourge' of sexual exploitation and abuse

New York, Mar 9 (Just Earth News): Underscoring that the United Nations should not be, in any way, associated with the vile and vicious crimes of rape, sexual violence, exploitation and abuse, Secretary-General António Guterres has outlined a new victim-centred approach to prevent and respond to such abuses committed by those serving under the UN flag.

New bill to punish Ontario teachers convicted of abuse

Ottawa, Oct 8 (IBNS): According to a recent update from the education minister Mitzie Hunter, a new bill surfaced that would automatically expel teachers out of the profession if they are convicted of sex abuse or child pornography.