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  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    17/07/2018
    Summary: 

    The government received information detailing the extent of  activity in as far back as 2002 but failed to properly act on it, a review has found. The National Crime Agency’s ongoing investigation has revealed that more than 

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    01/12/2018
    Summary: 

    Sikh girls in Birmingham and the West Midlands were subjected to decades of abuse by grooming gangs despite pleas for help, a shock report claims. And members of the Sikh community turned vigilante when the police and other authorities failed to act on their concerns, the authors of the study allege. Entitled “The Religiously Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of Young Sikh Women Across the UK”, the report has echoes of the 

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    30/11/2018
    Summary: 

    The number of girls in England who have experienced or are believed to be at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) has more than doubled in a year, according to assessments by council social workers. Analysis of government figures shows that FGM featured in 1,960 social work assessments in 2017-18 – more than twice the 970 cases reported in the previous year.

  • Summary: 
    • As far back as 2013, Britain's Attorney General stated in the House of Lords that 27 police forces were then investigating no fewer than 54 alleged gangs involved in child sexual grooming.

    • Last year, Shahid Javed Burki, a former Pakistani finance minister and vice-president of the World Bank, spoke out about the treatment of women in his country, arguing that the low status given to women has had serious social, demographic, educational, and financial effects.

    • This problem is, in some measure, reflected in the UK, where Muslim women (mainly of Pakistani origin) face limitations on their participation in the workplace, in higher education, and even knowledge of the English language -- matters examined by Dame Louise Casey in her 2016 government review into opportunity and integration.

    • Bringing Pakistani attitudes into the UK, often within segregated communities, only serves to perpetuate the belief that women are intrinsically the inferiors of men in all respects.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    11/08/2017
    Summary: 

    The former chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission said it was time to “call a spade a spade”, otherwise the torturous crimes would not be prevented. He accused the BBC of trying to “avoid being accused of stigmatising a community” by failing to address the perpetrators in high profile cases in Newcastle and Rotherham were Muslims who would have “claimed to be practising”. Instead, the BBC this week branded 18 people convicted of grooming and raping girls as young as 13-years-old in Newcastle an “Asian” gang. This was an “evasion” of the truth, Mr Phillips said, add

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    15/01/2018
    Summary: 

    Sexual grooming of Sikhs girls at Nagar Kirtans by Pakistani Muslim men have been known to occur for over 30 years in the UK where the two communities live side by side. However, one incident at the Moghul Darbar Restaurant finally made the UK police take the issue seriously when several Sikhs went inside the restaurant to beat up the men who groomed a 15 year old Sikh girl.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    05/10/2018
    Summary: 

    Speaking on behalf on the police, Samantha Leek QC said: “It is clear that the institutions and systems in place did not protect those children from abuse. Where abuse did happen, in many cases there were barriers to disclosure by complainants and where disclosure was made, institutions, including the police, did not always respond appropriately.

  • Summary: 

    Female genital mutilation (FGM), female genital cutting or circumcision is the ritual removal of external female genitalia. UNICEF estimated in 2016 that 200 million women had undergone the procedures in 27 countries in Africa

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    29/09/2018
    Summary: 

    The scale of  in England and Wales is not being properly investigated due to a lack of consistent high-quality data, according to new research. , a term which refers to any procedure that intentionally alters female genital organs for non-medical reasons, has been illegal in

  • Country: 
    European Union
    News Date: 
    20/09/2018
    Summary: 
    • Muslim group called Dawoodi Bohra Women for Religious Freedom posted tweet
    • Video featured woman justifying 'khafz' - or female circumcision - on young girls
    • But group paid for 'promoted' tweet so it showed up for users who didn't follow it
    • Twitter said the promoted tweet had been 'removed for violation of our policies'
  • Country: 
    Italy
    News Date: 
    19/09/2018
    Summary: 

    A Moroccan migrant living in Italy is facing charges after allegedly brutally beating his own daughter because he felt that she was acting and dressing “too Western”. The 58-year-old is said to have repeatedly beaten his 16-year-old daughter at their home in the municipality of Soresina in the northern Italian region of Lombardy, Il Giornale

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    17/09/2018
    Summary: 

    In one of the worst reported cases of a British sex grooming gang, a girl who was kidnapped when she was 15 was held by the gang for 12 years until she managed to escape.She remains hunted by the gang. The story of the girl, identified only as Sarah, was made public by , a member of the House of Lords who  works tirelessly for women’s rights.

  • Country: 
    Canada
    News Date: 
    16/01/2018
    Summary: 

    The moment the first pictures appeared of 11-year-old Khowlah Noman at a press conference, flanked by her mother in niqab and a Muslim activist from Mississauga, I knew there was something not right. Khowlah’s story that an Asian man cut her hijab with scissors was a physical impossibility.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    07/09/2018
    Summary: 

    British schoolgirls have been pressured by their fellow students into having female genital mutilation, a campaigner against the practice has said.

    Another article about FGM that will not name the reason it occurs and why it is so difficult to oppose. So to clear it up, FGM continues because Islamic clerics insist on it, and they do so because Mohammed specifically recommended it.

  • Country: 
    Nigeria
    News Date: 
    28/08/2018
    Summary: 

    Abducted Nigerian Christian schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu has urged Nigerian President to secure her release. Leah is currently in Boko Haram’s captivity after being abducted in February earlier this year. She has been in captivity since then, while rest of the abducted schoolgirls were set free.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    25/09/2017
    Summary: 

    More than two in five Islamic schools in England that accept girls require them to wear a hijab as school uniform, according to new research. Some 59 of 142 (42%) Islamic schools, including 27 primary schools, have a uniform policy which states a head-covering is compulsory, the National Secular Society (NSS) said.

     

  • Summary: 

    Where’s the concern for Labour MP Sarah Champion? Where are the leftists demanding that this female MP stop being harassed merely for expressing her views? Where are the tweets drawing attention to Ms Champion’s plight — the fact that she now  an actual security team because people who hate her political views want to physically harm her? In this post-Jo Cox era, I thought we were all meant to have the backs of elected politicians who are under threat from extremists. And yet when it comes to Champion — just such an elected politician — people seem to be looking the other way.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    19/07/2018
    Summary: 

    Arrests and prosecutions alone will not stop female genital mutilation (FGM) in Britain, the Metropolitan Police has said, stressing the importance of “having conversations” with migrants for whom “community ties” are paramount.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    09/12/2017
    Summary: 

     

    The failure of certain parts of the Asian community to integrate into British society has led to gangs of British Pakistani Muslim men​ targeting white women with drink and drugs before raping and sexually abusing them, an anti-extremism think tank claims.

  • Country: 
    Somalia
    News Date: 
    04/11/2008
    Summary: 

    A young woman recently stoned to death in Somalia first pleaded for her life, a witness has told the BBC. "Don't kill me, don't kill me," she said, according to the man who wanted to remain anonymous. A few minutes later, more than 50 men threw stones. Human rights group Amnesty International says the victim was a 13-year-old girl who had been raped.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    04/07/2018
    Summary: 

    Sarah Champion, the founder of the Dare2Care child abuse campaign, stated that:

    “From my experience and talking to people from all over Britain, this crime is going on in every town and every city. The numbers of both suspects and victims is not a surprise to me. What I’m surprised about, however, is that you haven’t had many prosecutions based on that. If they have identified these 27 people, but nothing came of it, why did they get it so wrong? It’s unacceptable.”

  • Summary: 

    Lucy Allan MP is fighting the good fight in Telford, asking some tough questions about the widespread child rape that was taking place there. Ms Allan and others refer to the systematic rape of children as child sexual exploitation (CSE), and I make no criticism of her for that, but I will stick to the old-fashioned term child rape as I feel it is more accurate.

    Ms Allan asked in Parliament why ‘’.

    I don’t think it is that complex. A 13-year-old was allegedly raped by ‘multiple perpetrators’, and they say they thought she was consenting and over 16. The CPS believe the jury will nod along when these alleged perpetrators say: ‘Yes, we thought she was consenting, this 13-year-old, and we really, really believed she was 16. We all believed, all of us, the whole gang thought this 13-year-old was having a great time.’

    Amazing. A drunken date gone wrong between two 20-somethings at university will see a prosecution before you can say ‘But she invited me back and took all my clothes off.’

    A 13-year-old girl with a bunch of men . . . oh, we think she consented.

    All victims are equal, but some are more equal than others.

     

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    22/06/2018
    Summary: 

    There have been 1,030 new cases of female genital mutilation discovered in England alone between January and March 2018, according to . The report into FGM showed London was the worst affected, with 425 newly recorded incidents, followed by the North of England, with 275, the Midlands has 195 and the South of England has 110 – there were clearly a few cases where no fixed address could be given. The overwhelming majority of

  • Country: 
    Somalia
    News Date: 
    07/03/2014
    Summary: 

    In a country where one-third of the victims of sexual crimes are children, police training and a "zero-tolerance policy" can go a long way. Although rape in Somalia has received increased government and international attention over the last year, the situation for women and girls remains bleak. Our research found that armed assailants, including members of state security forces, operate with impunity as they sexually assault, rape, shoot and stab women. Women and girls living in the capital’s dire displacement camps are abused in their makeshift homes and as they walk to mark

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    12/06/2018
    Summary: 

    NEW victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Wiltshire have been seen by NHS services over the last year. Figures from NHS Digital show that somewhere in the county a doctor, nurse or midwife was shocked t find themselves treating an victim of FGM - where female genitals are cut, injured or changed for no medical reason - on at least two occasions in the last year. While around 6,400 women and girls with FGM were seen by NHS staff in England between April 2017 and March this year, an estimated 137,000 are thought to have been affected by it.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    30/05/2018
    Summary: 

    A group of 20 MPs have called for concrete action to be taken against “sickening” grooming gangs, as the government was accused of “letting down” thousands of victims of child sexual exploitation in the UK. In a letter to the Home Office noting “alarming” similarities in how the gangs of mostly Pakistani-heritage men operate across Britain, the cross-party group 

  • Summary: 
    • What price has been paid, is being paid, or might be paid at some stage, by all those public officials who tacitly or otherwise allowed these modern-day atrocities to go on, doing nothing to stop them?

    • Families of some of the abused girls related that they had tried consistently to raise the alarm over what was happening to their daughters, but that every door of the state was closed in their faces.

    • If Britain is to turn around the disgrace of its culture of 'grooming gangs', it should start by changing the risk-reward ratio between those who identify these monstrous crimes and those who have been shown to have covered them up.

  • Summary: 

    It is rape of the innocents on an industrial scale. First they came for white, teenage, under class girls in Rotherham, and we did not speak out – because we did not want to be called racist.

    Next they came for white, teenage, under class girls in Oxford, and we did not speak out – because we did not want to be guilty of cultural imperialism.

    Then they came for white, teenage, under class girls in Aylesbury and Bristol and Banbury and Derby and Halifax and Huddersfield and Keighley and Peterborough and Rochdale and Telford and we conducted investigations, appointed commissions and published reports – because we did not want to be called Islamophobic.

    Now they’ve come for white, teenage, under class girls in Newcastle and we have still not learned our lesson – we are still terrified of being labelled Islamophobic.

  • Summary: 

    Halifax, Oxford, Rochdale, Bristol, Telford, Rotherham, Peterborough, Derby, Aylesbury, Newcastle. These are some of the hometowns of girls and women forever traumatised by their shocking childhood experiences at the hands of Muslim ‘grooming gangs’. The perpetrators of these gangs are not groomers. This is a misnomer. As Jules Gomes wrote, this is ‘’. These are rapists and some are paedophiles. And instead of helping these girls our authorities have failed them over and over again. The police, Crown Prosecution Service and social workers have shied from doing their duty, partly due to fears of being accused of racism, and partly due to their own inverse racism in perceiving the girls as ‘white trash’. The fear of naming the religion of the perpetrators of these rape gangs has overcome any sense of accountability and decency towards the victims.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    21/05/2018
    Summary: 

    This is the chilling moment a member of a 13-strong Somali prostitution gang checks into a hotel where he and a friend would rape a 13-year-old schoolgirl three times

  • Country: 
    Netherlands (the)
    News Date: 
    22/05/2018
    Summary: 

    Every year more than one thousand underage Dutch girls are groomed and then blackmailed into sex slavery by young pimps with migrant backgrounds, an investigation has revealed. With gifts, drink, and drugs, so-called ‘loverboys’ will seduce a girl into agreeing to become his sex partner before taking pictures or video footage of the encounter which will then be used as leverage to force her into prostitution, Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad

  • Country: 
    Finland
    News Date: 
    14/05/2018
    Summary: 

    An  into Finland’s police data by the country’s police academy, shows that 131 Finnish citizens became victims of sex crimes committed by asylum seekers in the year 2016. A total of 1052 asylum seekers were suspected of crimes in 2016 and virtually all were men, who together represented 29 nations.

  • Country: 
    Bangladesh
    News Date: 
    29/03/2011
    Summary: 

    Hena Akhter's last words to her mother proclaimed her innocence. But it was too late to save the 14-year-old girl. Her fellow villagers in Bangladesh's Shariatpur district had already passed harsh judgment on her. Guilty, they said, of having an affair with a married man. The imam from the local mosque ordered the fatwa, or religious ruling, and the punishment: 101 lashes delivered swiftly, deliberately in public.

    Hena dropped after 70.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    11/05/2018
    Summary: 

    An Islamic school in Birmingham has warned female pupils not to use tampons, it has been claimed today. The Al-Hijrah School reportedly sent out the guidance in a memo to teachers which called for ‘physical, sexual, moral and emotional development’ of pupils. The school library also allegedly contained a book which said husbands can hit their wives and demand sex at any time.

  • Country: 
    Pakistan
    News Date: 
    26/04/2018
    Summary: 

     Normally, people kill girls if they are born out of wedlock as this is consider a stigma. However if the baby is a boy the family try to protect him. “We have seen so many horrible incidents. One such incident which still I remember despite passage of more than a decade is the stoning of a new born baby who was found outside mosque”, says Mr. Kazmi. “A few people found a baby at the door step of a mosque in Karachi and they handed the baby over to the prayer leader. The cleric decried that this is an illegitimate baby therefore he should be stoned.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    01/04/2018
    Summary: 

    Sky News has seen a file of documents given to the Home Office which the local MP claims demonstrates authorities in Telford are still failing to tackle child abuse. MP for Telford Lucy Allan says the evidence she's complied from victims and their families shows "a failure to understand the nature of grooming" by the local police and the Crown Prosecution Service. Last Monday, it was announced that the National Independent Inquiry into Child Exploitation will speak to victims in Telford as part of its Truth Project.

  • Country: 
    Germany
    News Date: 
    29/03/2018
    Summary: 

    school in Frankfurt has come under fire after its headteacher told a young girl she should wear a hijab if she doesn’t want to get bullied. The student’s mother  that her daughter was “beaten and verbally attacked on the way to school” by a group of Muslim girls. She explained that her daughter was targeted because “she has blond hair, no headscarf, has a German-Hebrew nam

  • Country: 
    Spain
    News Date: 
    24/03/2018
    Summary: 

    Ten Algerian migrant men were arrested in eastern Spain this week after they were alleged to have sexually abused three underage girls by luring them to an apartment offering drugs and money. The ten migrants were brought to court on charges of sexual abuse in the city of Alicante, where they are believed to have sexually molested and assaulted three girls aged 14, 15, and 17, Le Point 

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    22/03/2018
    Summary: 

    A woman who was trafficked into prostitution by another teenager at her care home when she was just 13 has revealed how everyone around her - from police to staff to teachers and social workers - shockingly turned a blind eye. Zoe Patterson's book Trafficked Girl is published today and details how she was sexually abused and raped by older Asian men while living at a Midlands care home, often being forced to have sex with multiple men on a nightly basis. When she first admitted to a social worker what was happening, she was laughed at and the only real response from staff at the u

  • Summary: 
    Islamophobia? Under Islam I was raped, I was put in prison, I was lashed, I was beaten, I was sold into marriage, I was literally broken down into pieces and I had to build myself back up. Do you really think my fear is irrational? I have every single right and reason to fear this ideology.” Aynaz Anni Cyrus
  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    18/03/2018
    Summary: 

    I’m a Rotherham grooming gang survivor. I call myself a survivor because I’m still alive. I’m part of the UK’s  child sexual abuse investigation. As a teenager, I was taken to various houses and flats above takeaways in the north of England, to be beaten, tortured and raped over 100 times.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    12/03/2018
    Summary: 

    A schoolgirl fell pregnant six times in four years during Britain's worst child abuse scandal which affected up to 1,000 girls for 40 years. An investigation by the Sunday Mirror exposed the horror - as sex gangs targeted girls as young as 11 who were lured from their families to be drugged, beaten and raped in an epidemic that victims believe is still ongoing.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    12/03/2018
    Summary: 

    A father has gone on trial accused of beating his children and organising for his nine-year-old daughter to undergo female genital mutilation to punish her. Someone had come to the family home on two occasions and used a razor to cut the young girl as she lay on a mat in the hallway, the Old Bailey heard. She had cried in pain and begged for it to stop but her father had simply continued “egging” the cutter on, she said in an interview.

  • Country: 
    Norway
    News Date: 
    12/03/2018
    Summary: 

    Why is this happening in Norway? Because Norwegian authorities don’t have the spine to stand up for their own principles and mores. They are letting Muslim migrants become the masters of the country, and child marriage is Islamic:

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    12/03/2018
    Summary: 

    British-Pakistani woman has spoken out about the sheer volume of child abuse taking place within her community. : “Every single Pakistani, girls that I know, including myself, have been abused by uncles or someone within the community. “But, it’s all very hush hush. There is a real big problem within Pakistani community.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    05/03/2018
    Summary: 

    A family court judge has decided that a little girl is at risk of being subjected to genital mutilation because her mother’s maternal instinct has been overridden by religious and cultural pressure. Judge Robert Jordan has made the youngster, who will turn two this summer, the subject of an order aimed at stopping her being subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM). Council social services bosses with welfare responsibility had asked the judge to make the toddler the subject of an FGM protection order.

  • Country: 
    Austria
    News Date: 
    14/12/2016
    Summary: 

    SHARIA law is being enforced in the playground by Muslim schoolboys who are telling girls what is allowed even though they know little about the faith themselves, a report has revealed. The trend has become so common that the word Haram – referring to what is banned by Sharia law – is now regularly being heard in playgrounds throughout Austria, spawning the so-called 'generation haram'. The shocking claim follows an investigation carried out by Austrian magazine Biber that said Muslim schoolboys are increasingly taking it upon themselves to tell girls how to behave. The repor

  • Country: 
    France
    News Date: 
    13/02/2018
    Summary: 

    The threat of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the heavily migrant-populated Seine-Saint-Denis area in the suburbs of Paris could affect as many as 30 per cent of the children in the area, according to a French sociologist. French sociologist and director of the Group for the Abolition of Sexual Mutilation (GAMS), Isabelle Gillette-Faye has claimed that the prevalence of FGM in the suburbs of Paris, often referred to as 

  • Country: 
    Pakistan
    News Date: 
    25/04/2016
    Summary: 

    Five Christian girls have been kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam just this month, according to a human rights group that monitors ongoing abuses of religious minorities in Pakistan. "In April in the area of Kasur alone, five Christian girls were kidnapped and converted to Islam and forced to marry their captors. These girls are denied the legal protection of individual rights," said Sardar Mushtaq Gill, a lawyer with Legal Evangelical Association Development in Pakistan.

  • Summary: 

    Andrew Norfolk, chief investigative reporter for The Times, talks through his four year investigation into 'the lost girls of Rotherham' at Shift North 2015.

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