Child sexual abuse often goes unreported in Kenya, especially in cases where the perpetrator is a member of the family. Experts say a culture of exoneration encourages abusers to commit crimes.
Reports of child abuse at state-run shelters have shocked India, exposing the government's inability to protect children. Authorities have ordered an inquiry, but activists say the culture of abuse is pervasive in India.
The Holy See said the systematic abuse perpetrated by hundreds of priests in Pennsylvania had "robbed survivors of their dignity and their faith." At least 1,000 children were abused for over seven decades.
A two-year investigation found that more than 1,000 children were abused by clergy in Pennsylvania. The report said church authorities showed "complete disdain" for victims and protected the abusers.
Kenyans are outraged by reports that legislators took bribes to bury an investigation of a dodgy sugar trade deal involving government representatives. The issue also threatens Kenya's trade relations in East Africa.
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