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What the FAQ: What is POCSO Act and what is its need?

In today's FAQ, we explain to you what the POCSO Act is all about and why it is needed to protect our children

Published on 31st May 2021
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Government should develop a separate software for online classes to stop inappropriate content, harassment: TNTA

After a case of sexual misconduct by a Commerce teacher, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister had invoked POCSO Act during online classes

Published on 27th May 2021
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Delhi court grants interim bail to accused in POCSO case where victim is untraceable

The court cited the fact that there is no real apprehension at this stage that the accused may threaten or influence the victim who has remained untraceable

Published on 17th May 2021
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Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation to launch campaign to ensure timely justice for child victims of sexual abuse 

The campaign, 'Justice for Every Child', aims to support 5,000 victims of cases under the Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in 100 most sensitive districts across the country

Published on 17th March 2021
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Octogenarian couple gets 10 years rigorous imprisonment for sexaul assault on 4-year-old girl 

According to the prosecution, the incident had occurred eight years ago after the couple called the minor to their residence and committed the crime for which they have been accused

Published on 12th March 2021
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Everyday 4 child victims of sexual abuse denied justice due to insufficient evidence: Study

The 'Police case disposal pattern: An enquiry into the cases filed under POCSO Act, 2012' by Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation (KSCF), is an analysis of pattern of disposal of POCSO cases

Published on 8th March 2021
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Man sentenced to life imprisonment for raping minor girl in UP 

Based on a complaint filed by the girl's father, a case was registered against the man under relevant sections of the IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act

Published on 6th 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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What the FAQ: Bombay HC's groping without 'skin-to-skin contact isn't sexual assault' order, what does the POCSO Act say?

Since the high court's ruling on January 19, there have been questions about what the POCSO Act entails, what is the punishment for children's sexual assault, and a lot more. We find out more

Published on 28th January 2021
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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
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Walayar minor rape case: Kerala HC set aside the acquittal of accused, orders retrial

In October 2019, a special POCSO court had acquitted the accused in the case — V Madhu, M Madhu, Shibu and Pradeep Kumar, causing a lot of hue and cry in the state

Published on 6th January 2021
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Kerala to provide all-in-one mechanism including doctors, psychologists, police to ensure justice for abused children

All stakeholders from doctors to judges should be given special training in connection with the implementation of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO), to ensure speedy justice

Published on 18th November 2020
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Father sentenced to life for sexual assault on minor daughter; mother also gets life term for keeping mum

The girl informed her school mates, who in turn told their class teacher and lodged a complaint with police. Based on this complaint, the couple were arrested in June 2019 and were out on bail

Published on 17th October 2020
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Distric admin mulls invoking NSA after minor girl raped, blackmailed inside hostel

All the accused were arrested by Monday night and they have been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the SSP said

Published on 13th October 2020
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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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