Rebel Voice has repeatedly broached the subject of child abuse across the planet. It is our position on this site that there is nothing more abhorrent than the deliberate harming of a child, whether such abuse is physical, emotional, psychological or sexual. The newspapers and TV screens are filled with horrific stories of how the […]
There are many methods employed globally to assist in the teaching of children. Not all are universally accepted as being beneficial. Many could be regarded as fads destined to fade as the next trend emerges. However, in Iceland teachers have begun promoting the game of chess as a progressive learning tool for the young. It’s […]
A poem from our resident poet, A.D., about the terrors of nighttime and the possibility of salvation in the light.
It’s a story that won’t and shouldn’t go away. Immigrant children taken from their parents by US Federal agents and housed in dorms, tens and cages. They are moved around the country without their parents knowing where they are at. Some are toddlers. The danger is not just physical, it is also emotional and psychological. […]
Ochanya Ogbanje was still a child when sent to live with her aunt and uncle so that she could continue her education. It was in that home that she was repeatedly beaten, drugged, raped and abused over a period of time. Eventually her body could take no further punishment and she died in hospital at […]
Cubes. Hollow concrete cubes with only the food and heat necessary to keep the residents alive. No mental stimulation. No conversation. No contact with any other person. No lights. No fresh air. Just the Cubes. One door. No windows. No colour. One hole in the floor for toiletry needs. One thin mattress. Cubes. The incidence […]
There seems to be no end to the number and scale of stories that are emerging across western nations in relation to the abuse of children, particularly those who were incarcerated in state institutions. It’s sickening to think that any children would suffer such vile abuse, but to understand that often the main perpetrators were/are […]