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Pete Smith on The Hui.

Once Were Warriors star breaks his silence

Smith has been keeping a dark secret - but no longer.

A victim has urged others to come forward and seek support.

Former Kiwi Catholic priest exposed as self-confessed paedophile

A victim has urged others to come forward and seek support.

141 victims of Larry Nassar's abuse gathered onstage at the ESPYs.

141 sexual abuse survivors accept courage award

Their gymnastics team doctor was convicted for sexual abuse early this year.

Nataliia Karia has avoided jail time for trying to kill a toddler.

US daycare owner who tried to kill toddler avoids jail

In the horrific incident, she left the child hanging from a noose.

Child Abuse

Woman jailed for killing abusive father

She killed him after finding his child porn collection, which included images of herself.

Anihera Black claimed her late husband Te Awanui Black was a paedophile.

Police speak to iwi leader's widow over paedophilia claims

They urge anyone with information to come forward.

Carlo Alberto Capella, left, will serve time in the small jail inside the Vatican police force headquarters.

Vatican jails priest for having child porn

He'll serve five years in the small jail inside Vatican police headquarters.

Actor Peter Fonda says he was just angry at "devastating images" coming from the US-Mexico border.

Actor Peter Fonda sorry for 'paedophilia' tweet about Trump's son

He says he was just angry at "devastating images" coming from the US-Mexico border.

Avi Prasad was jailed for five years and eight months for the abuse of a young boy.

NZ 'punching above its weight' in child abuse - policeman after barbaric case

"[There are] a lot of things NZ is outstanding at. We are also outstanding at hurting our children."

Neuroscience educator Nathan Wallis says if parents seek to control their kids when they're little, those children grow up to be not very resilient.

How to spot over-protective 'helicopter parents'

A new study says they could be doing their kids actual harm.

Someone had called police saying they saw a woman carrying something to a dumpster and her behaviour seemed suspicious.

Newborn baby found in Texas dumpster

The infant was found after a member of the public saw a woman acting suspiciously, and called police.

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Canterbury sportsman jailed for child porn

The content has been described as at the worst level of child sex abuse.

A 31-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a baby.

Man charged with murder after Upper Hutt baby's death

The five-month-old boy suffered serious head injuries.

“The pope has a big challenge to guarantee that this cannot happen again.”

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Chilean bishops accused of sexual abuse

“The pope has a big challenge to guarantee that this cannot happen again.”

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Youth Court should include 19 to 20yr olds - Children's Commissioner

Children's Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft says we need to reassess our approach to the youth justice system.

Suspected sex offender hired to work with vulnerable children

The former MSD employee has since been convicted on multiple counts of rape and indecent assault.

Amy Adams.

National claims Govt is cutting child sex abuse team

But Internal Affairs says it's actually almost doubling the size of its team.

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India approves death penalty for child rapists

The law change comes after an eight-year-old girl was raped and murdered.

The inquiry will look into instances of abuse between 1950 to the end of 1999.

State care inquiry should include recent cases - survivor

The inquiry will look into instances of abuse only between 1950 and 1999.

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Churches could launch own investigation into historical abuse

Church leaders have met with the head of the Royal Commission into abuse in state care, Sir Anand Satyanand.