child sex abuse http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20620/all en Thousands of Dutch children raped, new independent report claims http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/thousands-dutch-children-raped-report-claims Roman Catholic institutions in Netherlands cited for massive child sex abuse<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/thousands-dutch-children-raped-report-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BeNeLux child sex abuse Home Netherlands rape Roman Catholic Church Europe World Religion Culture & Lifestyle Europa Fri, 16 Dec 2011 16:53:51 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5684439 at http://www.globalpost.com Police raids put new focus on child abuse by Belgian priests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/120119/police-raids-put-new-focus-child-abuse-belgian-priests Hundreds of Belgians have alleged abuse since a bishop confessed to molesting boys.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/120119/police-raids-put-new-focus-child-abuse-belgian-priests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux child sex abuse Thu, 19 Jan 2012 20:37:08 +0000 Paul Ames 5688143 at http://www.globalpost.com Jimmy Savile sex abuse report: Police say presenter struck in hospitals, schools http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130111/jimmy-savile-sex-abuse-report-police-say-presente LONDON — Savile's youngest known victim was just 8 years old, the oldest 47. Most were female and aged between 13 and 16. Commander Peter Spindler, in charge of the investigation for London's Metropolitan police, called the scale of the crimes "unprecedented in the UK."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130111/jimmy-savile-sex-abuse-report-police-say-presente" target="_blank">read more</a></p> child sex abuse United Kingdom Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:48:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan and Barry Neild 5733137 at http://www.globalpost.com Police treated British rape victims like 'stupid, naughty' girls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/140828/police-treated-british-rape-victims-stupid-naught <p>LONDON &mdash; A major UK newspaper investigation and subsequent inquiries have uncovered sexual exploitation crimes of historic scope in Britain, and repeated refusals of police and child protection agencies to act on reports that something was wrong. The investigations have also raised uncomfortable questions of race.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/140828/police-treated-british-rape-victims-stupid-naught" target="_blank">read more</a></p> child sex abuse Want to Know Europe United Kingdom Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:31:25 +0000 Corinne Purtill 6243438 at http://www.globalpost.com