In some remote southern regions of Malawi, it's traditional for girls to be made to have sex with a paid sex worker known as a "hyena" once they reach puberty. The act is not seen by village elders as rape, but as a form of ritual "cleansing". However, as Ed Butler reports, it has the potential to be the opposite of cleansing - a way of spreading disease. I meet Eric Aniva in the dusty yard of his three-room shack in Nsanje district in southern Malawi.
Canberra man jailed after watching child sexual abuse and trying to arrange sex with young girls
Moorhead man spied, took photos of young girl, paid to have sex with another, court documents say
A nursery worker had sex with a year-old boy she was looking after and had his baby, a court heard. Leah Cordice, 20, is accused of having sex with the teenager multiple times while babysitting him at his home between and The mother-of-one denies five counts of sexual activity with a child and claims she was raped by the boy. Reading Crown Court heard the boy was proven to be the baby's father after his mother contacted social services. The boy accused Miss Cordice, of Windsor, of first having sex with him after walking into his room in January when she was In a police interview, he said the pair did not use protection, and that the sex continued when she turned The court heard the boy's mother was told by a girl she could be the grandmother to Miss Cordice's child, before she contacted social services in June
Windsor woman 'had sex' with boy while babysitting him
Between , children in seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa researched the causes and effects of teenage pregnancy in their communities. Children shared stories of rape on the way to market, abuse by schoolteachers, and large numbers of girls forced into transactional relationships due to extreme poverty and the high cost of schooling. The children discovered that when girls became pregnant, it was overwhelmingly as a result of sexual abuse by an adult, including school teachers.
A Canberra man who used Tinder and WhatsApp to try to arrange to have sex with children will spend at least three months in jail. The year-old kitchenhand had been charged with preparing or planning to have sex with a child outside Australia, as well as accessing and possessing videos and images of children being sexually abused. Police raided Logue's home in October last year after a United States-based cyber-safety agency tipped them off about messages he had sent on his smartphone. In the messages, sent to unknown people in Thailand, South America and Africa, Logue offered to pay to have sex with a girl aged eight to