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Child abuse and neglect linked to greater risk of suicide in later life, says study

As part of the project, researchers analysed 68 studies and revealed that suicide attempts were three times more likely for people who experienced sexual abuse as a child

Published on 10th January 2019
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Chuppi Tod app launched in Bihar against child marriage, sexual harassment

Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, the first openly gay prince in India, also lauded the Chuppi Tod strategy and said that he missed the much needed safe space being provided

Published on 19th December 2018
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80 per cent of men have become cautious in their interactions with women at work post #MeToo

When asked whether or not men are facing their #MeToo, many respondents feel that possibility cannot be denied

Published on 29th November 2018
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This sexual abuse survivor from Kerala is petitioning the government to include 'Personal Safety Education' in schools

Mariam Rauf is petitioning the government of Kerala to include mandatory personal safety lessons in school 

Published on 28th November 2018
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PTA president booked for sexually abusing students in Kochi committed suicide

The accused has been absconding after his anticipatory bail plea rejected by the court

Published on 27th November 2018
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Supreme Court judge Kurian Joseph asks lawyers to maintain the brotherhood concept of the Constitution

Justice Kurian Joseph told the lawyers about their responsibility and called upon them to maintain the brotherhood concept of the Constitution

Published on 19th November 2018
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India ranks #3 in porn consumption, yet 9 out of 10 parents believe kids go online for 'education'

A mere one-third of the parents with older kids (15-17 years), claimed to be talking to their kids about sex education. This might be detrimental to children

Published on 14th November 2018
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Facebook coaxing teenage girls to befriend middle-aged men: Report

In October, Facebook had removed 8.7 million user images of child nudity with the help of previously undisclosed machine learning software

Published on 11th November 2018
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I will hold you by the hair and drag you out: Damning parts of the petition that made Symbiosis' Anupam Siddhartha go on leave

This is just one of the many harassing things that the director allegedly told the students on campus, besides ignoring a list of sexual harassment complaints. Read the entire petition sent to SCMC

Published on 23rd October 2018
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Students seek removal of prof accused of sexual abuse at a govt college in Nagapattinam

A protester alleged that the professor used to misbehave with female students and make them uncomfortable by discussing "out-of-context" topics in class

Published on 22nd October 2018
Anthill Creations

Simran Varma and Krithika Ganesan are on a mission to build playgrounds with recycled tyres for Mumbai kids

To help Simran make this dream a reality, Anthill Creations, a company started by five architecture graduates from IIT Kharagpur, was asked for help

Published on 15th October 2018
Didi Kaka scheme

Thane police in Maharashtra launches 'Didi-Kaka' scheme to educate students about safety measures to prevent sexual abuse

The scheme was launched on September 18 by District Superintendent of Police Shivaji Rathod at a function here

Published on 19th September 2018
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Why CII's Young Indians wants you to make 52 short films on how to prevent child abuse

Their initiative Leher aims to bring together counselors, storytellers, filmmakers, copywriters, parents, students and people working in the creative field, to produce 52 videos

Published on 10th September 2018
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NCPCR data on childcare homes 'frightening', says Supreme Court

During the hearing, the bench asked advocate R. Bala Subramanian, appearing for the Centre, if he has seen the social audit report of NCPCR and whether it shocked him or not

Published on 29th August 2018
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This journo quit to help kids with special needs in Mumbai's slums find their mojo

Sonalee Shyamsunder is a Political Science graduate. Her inquisitive nature coupled with a desire to know social realities resulted in her setting up an organisation for differently-abled

Published on 4th September 2018

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