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Seven government school teachers held for molesting students in Chhattisgarh

Last year, one of the accused teachers, Devendra Khunte had taken school students on a picnic, after which he allegedly took one of the girls home and molested her. Two separate FIRs have been filed

Published on 8th November 2019
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Authorities have no Dalit perspective: Human rights activists on Walayar rape case acquittal

According to a 2018 amendment made in The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, a special court was set up for the trail of Dalit and tribal communities 

Published on 1st November 2019
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It's official: NCRB reveals Delhi and Mumbai are India's most unsafe cities for children

Among states, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh contributed to almost half of the total crimes committed, while kidnapping and sexual abuse topped the list of offences

Published on 22nd October 2019
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This B'luru counsellor is going to government schools to tell children how to report on child sexual abuse 

Sowmya Tony, who has been working with government schools to create awareness about child sexual abuse, tells us about what goes on during the 45-minute workshop she conducts

Published on 23rd September 2019
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Puducherry teacher who allegedly abused minors absconding, parents lockdown school

Following a complaint by the parents, the police had registered a case against the teacher under the POCSO act
 

Published on 18th September 2019
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Several video clips emerge in Chinmayanand case, forensics to determine veracity 

The veracity of the videos still has to be forensically established and then it will depend upon the Court to take the cognizance of the videos into account

Published on 12th September 2019
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Number of POCSO cases rise in Kerala, Malappuram tops the list 

289 child abuse cases were registered in Malappuram until July 2019. Thiruvananthapuram stands second with 238 cases and Ernakulam is in third place with 203 cases

Published on 8th September 2019
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Swimming Federation of India bans Goa coach accused of rape, molestation of minor student

A case under IPC sections 376 (rape), 354 (molestation) and 506 (criminal intimidation), as well as under the POCSO Act and Goa Children's Act were registered against the coach

Published on 6th September 2019
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After viral video, Goa cops book swimming coach for rape, molestation under IPC, POCSO

The Kolkata Police are also investigating the case as both the victim as well as the accused hail from West Bengal

Published on 5th September 2019
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24k child sexual assault cases in 2019: Why SC wants special courts for districts with 100+ cases

It was revealed during the trial that NCPCR had no data available for cases registered under POCSO

Published on 26th July 2019
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AMU Cleric booked for molesting and threatening a nine-year-old girl

According to SSP Aligarh, Akash Kulhari, Mohmmad Ahmed, a cleric at a mosque inside Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) premises was arrested for molesting a 9-year-old girl

Published on 17th July 2019
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Fast track courts to clear 1.6 lakh POCSO cases soon, Government promises to strengthen law  

The number of cases registered has also gone up after it was made compulsory for police to register such crimes and investigate the matter within four months, said G Kishan Reddy

Published on 17th July 2019
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Tamil  Nadu Shocker: Teacher arrested for raping student in school, survivor now pregnant

The assistant headmaster of the school, who was also the chemistry teacher, allegedly raped her when she was alone in the school lab

Published on 8th July 2019
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Man sentenced to two-year rigorous imprisonment for molesting minor in Maharashtra

The man stalked the 15-year-old girl on her way to school. She informed her parents, who warned the accused but it did not stop

Published on 27th May 2019
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Hyderabad woman abused by husband, twin daughters sexually harassed by brother-in-law finally seek help

On one of the nights, the man, identified as the husband's brother, walked in and removed his lungi and sexually assaulted the girls

Published on 9th May 2019

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