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Maharashtra: Teen sexually assaulted, burnt with cigarette butts & head saved by 29-year-old goon

The victim, whose father is a labourer, had been facing harassment from Kumre, the perpetrator,  for the past two years, an officer said

Published on 21st November 2023

Kerala police files 1,262-page chargesheet in child sexual assault case

Police, in its release, said the chargesheet was submitted in a time-bound manner, by closing all loopholes to ensure that the accused gets the maximum possible punishment

Published on 21st November 2023

Delhi HC takes suo-motu cognisance of child sexual abuse case in school

The court, led by Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma, was informed about the incident through a news report and has directed the initiation of a public interest litigation (PIL) based on this informa

Published on 10th August 2023

Education department to look into child abuse incident at Bengaluru Montessori school?

The education department will gauge if any action needs to be initiated against the authorities of the school

Published on 24th June 2023

Video of woman bashing kids at Chhattisgarh adoption centre goes viral

In the video that reportedly was from the CCTV, the woman is seen thrashing a girl while holding her by the hair and tossing her to the ground

Published on 5th June 2023
Chargesheet filed PhD scholar in Tamil Nadu

CBI exposes child abuse: Tamil Nadu PhD scholar arrested, explicit videos traded

The accused has been identified as Victor James Raja who has been forcing children between 5to 12 to perform sexual acts with other children for pornography

Published on 19th May 2023

Unzipping pants, holding minor's hand not 'sexual assault' under POCSO, Bombay HC rules

Partly allowing the appeal, the Bombay HC quashed aside the jail sentence of 5 years under the POCSO Act and modified the imprisonment as per the Indian Penal Code (IPC)

Published on 28th January 2021

Sudha Murthy's anecdote gives Kerala boy courage to share details of abuse with his teacher. Here's how

The District Child Protection Unit officer concerned told that an FIR has been lodged and the perpetrator booked under POCSO Act

Published on 24th December 2021

Helpline numbers to report child abuse, sexual harassment to be part of school textbooks in Tamil Nadu: Education Minister

A special training programme was conducted by the state government as part of World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse. Over 315 teachers from government, private and aided schools participated

Published on 19th November 2021

Kovai Education Dept issues instructions to schools after minor's suicide, school heads accountable in case of lapses

The department has also instructed schools to not force students to attend any special classes and any such special classes need to end before 5:30 pm

Published on 19th November 2021

TN Education Minister: Child safety and sexual abuse awareness programmes in all schools soon

This comes shortly on the heels of the arrest of a school principal in Coimbatore after a teen girl died by suicide due to repeated sexual assault by a teacher in the school

Published on 18th November 2021
IIT Madras Minor sexually harasses

Police files POCSO cases against 48 YouTubers who revealed Coimbatore sexual assault victim's identity

Section 23(2) of the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act clearly prohibits such revelation which is why the cases were booked

Published on 17th November 2021

POCSO case against principal of residential school for harassing Class 10 student

This follows a complaint by the Child Protection Officer of Yadgir. Yadgir-Rural Police had filed a FIR against the principal on November 11

Published on 13th November 2021

Child abuse cases in Kerala rise while conviction rates remain low since 2016  

A total 17,198 cases were registered under the POCSO Act from 2016 to October 3, 2021. Of these, police had submitted chargesheets in 14,496 cases


Published on 27th October 2021

Puducherry cricket coach booked under POCSO for sexually harassing 16-year-old girl cricketer

The case was booked following a complaint by an aspiring 16-year-old girl cricketer who complained to the Childline that Thamaraikkannan, who was coaching her, misbehaved with her

Published on 21st October 2021

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