#Child Abuse

  • Article: A UK Centre Dedicated to Supporting FGM Survivors Is At Risk of Closure

    A UK Centre Dedicated to Supporting FGM Survivors Is At Risk of Closure

    By Helen Lock|July 28, 2020

    There has been an 76% reduction in funding to combat female genital mutilation since 2015. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan Passes Child Abuse Law After Girl's Rape and Murder

    Pakistan Passes Child Abuse Law After Girl's Rape and Murder

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 12, 2020

    Nearly 10 cases of child abuse a day are reported in Pakistan. Read more

  • Article: UK Social Media Platforms Will Now Be Held Accountable for Harmful Content

    UK Social Media Platforms Will Now Be Held Accountable for Harmful Content

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 12, 2020

    The regulatory company Ofcom will protect users from damaging content on social media platforms. Read more

  • Article: Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania

    Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 22, 2019

    Cases of child rape have tripled between 2017 and 2018. Read more

  • Article: Ashton Kutcher Is Fighting Online Child Sexual Abuse With Backing From a $280 Million Fund

    Ashton Kutcher Is Fighting Online Child Sexual Abuse With Backing From a $280 Million Fund

    By Sushmita Roy|April 17, 2019

    Thorn is one of eight recipients of funding from the Audacious Project, a TED-backed fund. Read more

  • Article: Artificial Intelligence Can Help Rescue Children Sold for Sex in Hotels

    Artificial Intelligence Can Help Rescue Children Sold for Sex in Hotels

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 11, 2019

    The technology can identify where children are being held and lead to their rescue. Read more

  • Article: Emma Watson Just Shared an Anti-FGM Video You Need to See

    Emma Watson Just Shared an Anti-FGM Video You Need to See

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 8, 2019

    The charity made one of Watson’s “favourite campaign videos ever” — and you have to see it. Read more

  • Article: Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Donates $500K to Open Home for Abused Women & Girls

    Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Donates $500K to Open Home for Abused Women & Girls

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 6, 2019

    Janie’s House will help 14 women and girls at a time. Read more