There are “outstanding questions” over the Metropolitan Police’s botched VIP child sex abuse probe, the Home Secretary has said.
Referrals of children living in homes affected by domestic abuse have increased more than 30% since the start of the pandemic, a charity has said.
Referrals from a helpline about child abuse have risen more than 50% in Scotland since the coronavirus lockdown in March, new figures indicate.
It can be very difficult for a young person to open up and speak about any abuse or neglect they are experiencing.
A former north-east football coach who is serving a jail sentence for child abuse has admitted sex crimes against a further two boys.
A former teacher at a residential childcare institution has dismissed an allegation that he sexually abused a boy at the home.
Victims of child abuse at an Aberdeen orphanage have been praised for their courage in coming forward to tell an inquiry of their ordeals.
Nuns in Aberdeen used high-level cleaning solution in bathwater when new residents arrived.
Children were regularly humiliated and abused emotionally by nuns at Aberdeen.
The former Bishop of Aberdeen publicly supported the nuns of Nazareth House after the Evening Express reported the horrific scale of the abuse.
Images of child sexual abuse and stolen credit card data are being traded on encrypted apps such as Telegram, an investigation by the BBC claims.
Scientists are appealing to the public to submit photographs of their hands in the hope of developing powerful new tools to track down and convict child abusers.
A woman who remembers being hit until her hands were red raw said justice “had not been served” after her abuser was spared jail.
An Aberdeen woman today told how she was left “traumatised” after being assaulted as a child by a former nursery owner.
A man stripped and beat a boy “black and blue” in an assault at a former children’s home in Aberdeen, an inquiry has heard.
A nun told a schoolboy “your family doesn’t want you, your country doesn’t want you” as she informed him he was to be sent from Aberdeen to Australia, an inquiry has heard.
A former resident of an Aberdeen children’s home has told how nuns would nip her skin and beat the children.
Aberdeen City Council has set aside more than £200,000 to assist in the nation-wide Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry (SCAI).