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Moral policing: Nine people in Uttar Pradesh held for assaulting a minor couple

The incident reportedly took place 10 days ago but the arrests were made on Thursday after a video of the incident went viral on social media.

Published on 11th September 2020
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Elderly man in Chhattisgarh arrested for sexually assaulting five minor girls 

The accused allegedly committed the offence for three days - from July 28 to July 30 - at a village under Arjunda police station limits and the victims' parents reported it to police on Saturday

Published on 3rd August 2020
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This is NGO Sakshi’s plan to curb the rising child sexual abuse complaints caused by the lockdown

This New Delhi-based NGO had started the #StopChildSexualAbuse initiative offline as a part of The Rakshin Project. Now, with the spurt in child abuse complaints, they are working even more harder 

Published on 27th April 2020
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Palathayi Child Abuse case: After absconding for a month, school teacher arrested for sexually abusing Class 4 student

The school teacher had been absconding for a month following widespread outrage from the opposition and activists over the inability of the police to arrest the accused in time

Published on 15th April 2020
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75,000 Bihar schools to have POCSO cell by March, student representative in committee

Kiran Kumari, special project officer, Bihar Education Project Council Act said that a school committee will be headed by a principal and a senior teacher, a male and a female student and a clerk

Published on 23rd February 2020
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School Teacher in Coimbatore suspended after students complain of sexual harassment, booked under POCSO Act 

This issue came to light after 15 students had written a complaint in the complaint box and DEO has not found any proof against the teacher. Hence, the case was dropped in December 2019

Published on 6th February 2020
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Government school teacher held for harassing six female students in Coimbatore

The students took the issue to a female teacher who instructed them to drop a complaint in the complaint box. The matter was inquired and it is said the students were forced to withdraw the complaint

Published on 3rd February 2020
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How #DareToCare is teaching Bengaluru to take a stand against harassment

A team of 80 volunteers has created around  25 'dares' in South Bengaluru. They want to create 50 such 'dares' so that there are enough people around the city to protect women and children

Published on 25th December 2019
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Mumbai coaching class teacher arrested for sending lewd videos to 15-year-old student

Nikhil Dave (37) was arrested by Charkop police in the northern suburbs late Saturday night after the victim narrated the ordeal to her father

Published on 1st December 2019
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14 students in this Kerala tribal school were sexually abused by a teacher for four months

The teacher Narendra Babu was arrested by the police and 14 separate cases were filed against him 

 

Published on 27th November 2019
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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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