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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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Police find Keesara kidnap victim was gang-raped, alter charges registered in the case

More than 10 teams are assisting the Investigation officer and DCP Malkajgiri is personally supervising the investigation

Published on 12th February 2021
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Perverse interpretation: National Commission for Women challenges Bombay HC's controversial 'skin to skin' contact verdict 

The commission said it is aggrieved by this order, and the perverse interpretation adopted by the High Court that the term 'physical contact'

Published on 10th February 2021
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SC stays Bombay HC decision to acquit man on basis of there being no 'skin to skin' contact in sexual abuse case

The top court also issued notice to Maharashtra government and permitted the AG to file an appeal against the January 19 verdict of the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court

Published on 27th January 2021
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Chennai cops shut down unlicensed orphanage, that's been running for 21 years, after girls complain of sexual abuse

One of the girls staying in the home informed the '1098' child helpline that the director, his brother, son and few more in his family had been sexually abusing the girls staying there

Published on 27th January 2021
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Protecting yourself is a right: This NGO is using colouring books to teach children to stave off abuse during lockdown 

Nirmal Initiative is making Child Protection Kits for children to learn about sexual abuse, caste discrimination, COVID protection 

 

Published on 28th July 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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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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Goa government directs all educational institutions to get police verification for school bus drivers

The Union HRD ministry has instructed that staff for ferrying school children should be hired only after police verification of character and antecedents

Published on 3rd 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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Girls of state-run residential schools abused when they were on leave: Odisha Minister

The police had on Monday arrested one person from Bhubaneswar on the charge of raping and impregnating the minor girl of the state-run tribal hostel

Published on 12th July 2019
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RGUKT, Basara terminates Chemistry dept HOD after he was caught seeking sexual favours from students

The decision to terminate Ravi’s services was taken by RGUKT Vice-Chancellor A Ashok after a committee appointed to look into the issue found Ravi guilty of the charge

Published on 8th July 2019
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Thoothukudi medical college interns accuse professor of sexually abusing them, enquiry initiated

The victims, who are doing Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship (CRRI) had complained about the misbehaviour of a professor attached to ortho discipline in the college

Published on 16th June 2019
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Report says 328 sexually abused and exploited by UN and partner personnel, 103 children among them

The duty stations included those in countries such as Afghanistan, Haiti, India, Iraq, Liberia, Libya, Pakistan, South Sudan and Syria

Published on 19th March 2019
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Pollachi Sexual Abuse: Why women do not go to the cops after sexual assault and blackmail

Victims in the Pollachi Sexual Abuse case put up with years rape, physical and mental harassment, blackmail and torture for year. Is our law doing enough to ensure justice and are our police stations

Published on 13th March 2019

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