A north-east woman whose abusive partner attacked her while she was pregnant has bravely spoken out about the ordeal and the impact it has had on her life.
A man in Glasgow has become the first person convicted under a new domestic abuse law in Scotland.
Brexit could diminish collaborative working between British and European partners around tackling online child sexual abuse and exploitation, an inquiry heard.
The Government has apologised for the treatment of patients with autism and learning disabilities at Whorlton Hall, branded “tantamount to psychological torture” by Labour.
The first payments have been made under a new scheme set up to help survivors of childhood abuse in care who are elderly or terminally ill.
Healthcare professionals have been asked to give their views on how care and support can be best provided for child victims of sexual abuse.
Social media giants Facebook and Twitter have been accused of failing to protect women – particularly those in the public eye – from abuse.
Three siblings who were sexually abused by a care home worker have secured £1 million in damages from the Church of Scotland.
Survivors of childhood abuse in care who are either elderly or terminally ill can now apply for a £10,000 redress payment from the Scottish Government.
An inquiry into the abuse of children in care in Scotland should be extended to include victims at state schools, MSPs have heard.
An abuse inquiry has been told of serious concerns in the past surrounding a number of approved schools in Scotland.
Networks of criminals were created around Scotland as a result of people’s experiences in approved schools and the Borstal system, an inquiry has been told.
Variations in practice meant it was down to chance as to whether a child had a positive or negative experience in care in the first half of the 20th century, an inquiry has been told.
Pope Francis has issued sweeping new sex abuse legislation for Vatican personnel and Holy See diplomats that requires the immediate reporting of allegations to Vatican prosecutors.
Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbot has urged Twitter to take action over “highly offensive racist and misogynist” abuse on the platform after a major study found thousands of tweets disproportionately targeting black female politicians and journalists.
An north-east MSP has condemned figures that show more than 85% of roads workers have been subject to verbal or physical abuse.
The man at the centre of a video in which a dog is kicked and pulled by its lead has said he is “sorry” for what he did.
A sexual abuse victim today told how seeing footballers talking about their own ordeals gave him the courage to contact police.
Emmerdale will air a flashback episode delving into Charity Dingle’s past, focusing on the character being abused as a child.
A man who brutally attacked a woman because he could not find a matching pair of socks was today jailed for 38 months.
Twitter has updated the wording of its rules to make the reporting of hateful comments against disabled people easier following a campaign by a disability charity.
Almost one in three NHS staff members were abused by patients last year, according to new figures.
Bono has apologised after claims were made that workers at a charity he co-founded were subjected to a culture of bullying and abuse.
Aberdeen MP Ross Thomson tells of shock over level of ‘vicious and threatening’ abuse aimed at him via Twitter
An Aberdeen MP has spoken out about the “barrage of abuse” he receives online.
Katie Price will appear before MPs to give evidence about online abuse after her petition demanding the Government take action against internet trolls garnered more than 220,000 signatures.
A female TV producer has claimed she was groped by a Government official during a visit to 10 Downing Street.
Twitter suspending actor Rose McGowan has raised questions about when and why the platform decides to gag users.
A public inquiry investigating historic child abuse allegations at an Aberdeen children's home will start next year.
Coverage of new Scottish laws to prevent rape and abuse has been praised by Banff and Buchan MP Eilidh Whiteford.
NHS Grampian staff are being sexually and racially abused at work, new figures have revealed.