International court urged to investigate church cover-up of child sexual abuse

Consumed by the question of how people who claim to believe in the Gospel could prey on children, abuse survivor Peter Gogarty is taking the issue to the International Criminal Court, asking its prosecutor to investigate senior Catholic Church officials for what he calls crimes against humanity.

The long, painful wait for abuse survivors to see redress

At 82, Geoff Meyers died never getting the redress payout he had hoped would provide some recognition for the sexual abuse he suffered as a ward. In the first five months of the scheme, 2,000 people have made applications, but only 20 survivors have received any form of redress.

Foley vs Raper shows that even if you’re a good girl, you’re still going to cop it

It's actually heartbreaking the extent to which women who've been sexually harassed, even though they tried to play by the rules, avoid a fuss and protect their professional reputations, now find themselves painfully centre stage in a media and legal circus, writes Annabel Crabb.