Tag: children being abused

Out of the mouths of babes

A group of researchers asked children aged 4 to 8 the same question: ‘What does love mean?’ The answers were far more profound and extensive than anyone could possibly imagine. And this broadens our understanding of love, and takes it beyond love-sex between a man and a woman.

Vatican investigating Sex Party in Cathedral

There was a priest, the dirty beast: Before taking his own life over sex abuse allegations, a British priest reportedly organized a lockdown-defying sex and debauchery orgy. The Catholic Church is allegedly investigating allegations of a sex party that took place at the sacred St. Mary’s Cathedral in Newcastle while the rest of the UK was under strict lockdown rules, the Sunday Times reported. The probe is part of a wider Vatican inquiry into the diocese, involving multiple cases of sexual abuse.

Forgotten  Victims of Gender Violence

Quietly eloquent, my friend told me of his suicide bid that had been foiled by the unforeseen appearance of a passer-by. The near tragedy was the consequence of his being subjected to months of monosyllabic conversation and long periods of silence by his then-wife. It was not manic depression on her part; with friends and family, she maintained bright and breezy chitchat.

Palestinian Children daily confront monsters that unlike those in Grimm’s fairy tales are real

Children of my Gaza refugee camp were rarely afraid of monsters but fearful of nightmarish US-backed Israeli soldiers. This is all that we talked about before going to bed. Unlike imaginary monsters in the closet or under the bed, Israeli soldiers are real, and they could show up any minute – at the door, on the roof or, as was often the case, right in the middle of the house.