Sexual abuse

France to tackle sexual harassment with on-the-spot fines
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France to tackle sexual harassment with on-the-spot fines

New measures will also extend time limit for filing rape complaints and set age of consent at 15
21 Mar 2018
Jehovah’s Witnesses could face child sex abuse inquiry
A Jehovah's Witnesses assembly gathering of 30.000 believers in Villepinte, Paris, in 2011
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Jehovah’s Witnesses could face child sex abuse inquiry

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse says there have been ‘a considerable number’ of complaints against the group
9 Mar 2018
Oxfam crisis: charity investigating 26 new sex abuse claims
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Oxfam crisis: charity investigating 26 new sex abuse claims

MPs hear Save the Children fired 30 staff and dealt with 120 alleged misconduct complaints as scandal widens
20 Feb 2018
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