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Chennai schools directed to launch complaint forums for reporting child sexual abuse

The move comes after the Madras High Court directed the state government to launch complaint boxes for victims of child sexual abuse. Activists however claim that they are rarely used by the schools

Published on 22nd July 2021
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Pakistan government under pressure from US-based journalist body to revoke legislation targeting scribes

New York-based organisation, Committee to Protect Journalists demanded that the governor of Punjab province and the Assembly Speaker take note of the abuse of power to censor journalists in Pakistan

Published on 10th July 2021
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Delhi Police oppose Gulfisha Fatima's plea in High Court against detention in riots case 

The police said the habeas corpus petition filed by Fatima is not maintainable and that it is nothing but a blatant abuse of the process of law and deserves to the dismissed with cost

Published on 9th June 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: Looking back at The Nickel Boys and the America that took the world by storm

The Nickel Boys was called a "spare and devastating exploration of abuse at a reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida that is ultimately a powerful tale of human perseverance and much more

Published on 5th May 2021
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South Korea to grant temporary stay permits to illegal migrant kids

The Ministry said the policy will be temporarily run until February 28, 2025, to prevent it from being abused as a way of illegal immigration

Published on 19th April 2021
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Crimes against children in Pakistan on the rise: 8 children abused every day in 2020, says report

Children most vulnerable to abuse belonged to the age group of 6-15 years. Moreover, children as young as 0-5 years were also sexually abused

Published on 10th April 2021
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Study suggests digital apps can help chronic pain sufferers manage pain

The study used the app called 'Manage My Pain' and saw clinically significant reductions in key areas that drive increased medical needs, potential abuse of prescription opioids and pain

Published on 5th March 2021
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Youth Congress leaders call off indefinite hunger demanding government jobs PSC rank holders

The Youth Congress leaders were protesting for the past one week. Chennithala rued that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has been hurling abuses at genuine protests

Published on 2nd March 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: No compensation in sight for victims of Coca-Cola plant's atrocities in Kerala even after a decade

In today's #TBT, we recall how a bottling plant of the aerated beverage Coca-Cola abused water and contaminated it in a tribal area of Kerala and how the fight for compensation still wages on

Published on 24th February 2021
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Never, ever stay silent! Here's how we can all help abused minors

The recent Bombay HC judgement pertaining to the POCSO Act has irked The Coach and he tells us how we can help abused minors

Published on 5th February 2021
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Nine-year-old girl's body recovered from residential building in Kolkata, cops suspect sexual abuse

Preliminary investigations suggest that the nine-year-old, who went missing on Wednesday evening, was sexually abused and then murdered by a person or a group of persons, the officer said.

Published on 4th February 2021
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Govt warns Twitter of penal action over non-removal of accounts talking of 'farmer genocide'

The notice issued by the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MEITY) held that it motivated the campaign to abuse, inflame and create tension in society on "unsubstantiated" grounds

Published on 3rd February 2021
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This Karnataka social work grad is giving the children of migrant labourers a better future. This is his story 

Gopinath R, Founder of Sparsha Trust speaking about providing shelter, food and education to poor kids who are abused, exploited and forced into child labour. He has helped thousands of such kids

Published on 11th January 2021
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Why Indu Gopal's Project Kintsugi could be the support group that every domestic abuse survivor needs  

We spoke to Indu Gopal, who runs Project Kintsugi, a support group for divorced women and domestic abuse survivors

Published on 9th October 2020
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The answer to violence: Why the topic of domestic abuse needs to be dealt with sensitively

The Coach continues to examine instances of domestic abuse and the various impacts it can have on young, impressionable children. It is a serious issue and needs to be dealt with sensitively  

Published on 5th September 2020

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