A teenage Iranian boy was murdered by his father over his "feminine" behavior and makeup, putting the dangerous conditions of Iran’s LGBTQIA+ community in the spotlight once again after the honor killing of Alireza Fazeli Monfared by his family members in 2021 made headlines worldwide.
A brutal chemical attack against a woman and her two children in the United Kingdom is currently under investigation after a man, believed to have been in a relationship with the victim, threw a highly corrosive, alkaline liquid substance at the woman.
After former students sued for allegedly beating, starving, and sexually assaulting them, a now-defunct Christian boarding school in rural West Virginia settled lawsuits with a record $100 million, lawyers of the victims announced.
Spiritual healers are common in every religion, and Islam is no exception. But while faith healers in other religions were criticized for fraud, Quranic healers, also called raqi, were prone to sexually abusing and exploiting their female clients.
A new report published by TinyHand, an independent digital news platform for covering stories of children in conflict and crisis zones, reveals the horrifying practice of forced puberty across camps in Northern Syria, an area beset by decades of war and a devastating earthquake last February 2023 that displaced millions and killed thousands.
A shocking investigation released by the Illinois Attorney General’s office on May 23rd revealed that 451 Catholic clergymen sexually abused nearly 2,000 children in the state within 70 years, more than four times than the 103 victims reported by the church when investigations began in 2018.