The Public Prosecutor’s Office blames unrestricted access to pornography for “highly sexualised behaviour at very early ages” and “incestuous sexual offences”.
A report shows that forced labour and forced marriage have risen significantly in the last five years, specially among women and children.
Spanish evangelicals launch a campaign to raise awareness about a practice that offers young women “easy money” but leads to situations of coercion and abuse.
The AEI federal assembly presented its annual report and its upcoming projects of a humanitarian corridor for Afghan refugees and a protocol to fight abuse.
Despite receiving requests from victims for 15 years, and a secret list of 700 accused pastors, the SBC Executive Committee refused to act on it.
The Congress approved the declaration of 19 November as National Day for the fight against child abuse. In Peru 80% of those cases take place in the household.
Women of Hope is focusing on specific regions where women are commonly abused and exploited and where many have never heard God’s message of redemption.
In January, Brian Houston had already taken a leave to prepare his defence in a trial for allegedly covering up a sexual assault case involving his father.
Christian organisation European Freedom Network shared practical tips for refugees and churches helping them, to ensure they are cared for and protected from human traffickers.
Two million people have already fled Ukraine. Many are unaccompanied children who will suffer “a detrimental psychological impact”, Christian NGOs warn.
Evangelical groups seek to show the roots of equality between women and men in the Bible. Abuse in society and a lack of voice in churches are still visible obstacles, says the World Evangelical Alliance.
A new law will allow those involved in the so-called sex industry to have employment rights. Advertising and inciting prostitution remains illegal.
His wife has also been sentenced to two years in prison. The Evangelical Federation ratifies its policy of “zero tolerance” for any hint of abuse in church contexts.
The Winter Olympics begin this week amid complaints about the Chinese regime's “massive abuses” of minorities and the strict surveillance of its citizens.
Portugal receives over 100 complains of sexual abuses in only five days. An independent report in Germany on the cover-up of sexual abuse in Munich has also been published.
The video of the conversation with the British author about sexuality, compassion, freedom of speech, and the role of church in the care of influential Christian leaders.
In an in-depth interview, British pastor and author Sam Allberry analyses the debates around sexual identity, freedom of speech, marriage, and abuse in Christian contexts. Watch the video.
We talk to Salvador Martí, a Christian police officer and creator of a safeguardind workshop for children.
“Surrogacy should not be authorised or legalised”, says the evangelical entity, which denounces that “it attacks women and children human rights”.
The crimes of around 3,000 priests since the 1950s were identified in an independent report published one month ago.
The President of Westphalia Church is the second woman to chair the EKD in its history. The 14 members of the EKD Council for the next 6 years were also elected.
Verbal abuse starts a destructive spiral, unpredictable and unstoppable, that frequently ends in violence.
Although the government says the ban “will not impact everyday religious practice”, evangelicals warn “there are questions on the details which will require further clarity”.
The EFN held its 7th Bridge Conference.“The church has a crucial role in preventing trafficking and in creating a safe restorative community for survivors”, organisers say.
The Independent Commission on Sexual Abuse in the Church said it is a “minimum estimate” and warns that there could be up to 10,000 victims.