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After Jadavpur University's lackadaisical response to sexual abuse complaint against professor, students take matter to police

A professor of the Architecture Department called out for sexually harassing students for years has not been suspended yet; students file police case

 

Published on 27th October 2022
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Hyderabad child rape case: More security and awareness on sexual abuse needed in schools, say parents, teachers, experts 

Educational institutions are required to conduct periodic training for sensitising children on child safety and protection, according to the POCSO Act

Published on 22nd October 2022
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Kerala: HC directive to school boards to make prevention-oriented programme on sexual abuse mandatory in curriculum

The court noted that the alarming rise in the number of sexual offences committed against school children requires introspection

Published on 26th August 2022
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Sexual abuse in school: Kerela teacher gets 9-year rigorous imprisonment

According to the victim's statement, the teacher had spoken to her with sexual intent on multiple occasions and, later, had sexually abused her

Published on 2nd June 2022
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Odisha shocker: Minor rape victim delivers premature baby in hostel bathroom; rapist, headmistress arrested

The girl got pregnant after she was raped by Sraban Pradhan when she had gone to her village Tukulumaha during a vacation

Published on 14th January 2019
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TN School Education Minister asks private schools to immediately report child sexual abuse to these helplines

Poyyamozhi had earlier called for printing of the toll-free education helpline 14417 as well as the childline 1098 on school textbooks

Published on 25th November 2021
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POCSO case: Headmaster of government school suspended, protesters demand his arrest

According to the police, the childline number received complaints that the 48-year-old teacher had been touching and talking to girl students inappropriately

Published on 22nd November 2021
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Skin-to-skin contact not essential for POCSO offence: Supreme Court sets aside Bombay HC order

Venugopal had earlier told the apex court that there were 43,000 offences registered under POCSO Act in the last one year and that it's an outrageous judgement so far as POCSO is concerned

Published on 18th November 2021
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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
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TNCPCR to conduct inquiry on Kovai school girl suicide case on Thursday

The chairperson has summoned the parents, friends, and school secretary related to the death of the schoolgirl

Published on 18th November 2021
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Amit Shah asks states to ensure zero-tolerance policy towards crime against children 

He also encouraged participating states to stick to the 60-day timeframe to conclude probes and trials in cases that are registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act

Published on 15th November 2021
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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
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JNU student confesses sexual violence, attempted rape and taking indecent photos of female students. Here's the truth

The students said that they are "utterly shocked and enraged" by his behaviour and that they stand in solidarity with the survivors

Published on 2nd August 2021
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Chennai schools directed to launch complaint forums for reporting child sexual abuse

The move comes after the Madras High Court directed the state government to launch complaint boxes for victims of child sexual abuse. Activists however claim that they are rarely used by the schools

Published on 22nd July 2021
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Days after confession, former Pakistani cleric denies sexually assaulting student

After recording his statement, the magistrate sent the accused on judicial remand for 14 days. The court also sought a report from the police on the challan of the case at the next hearing

Published on 29th June 2021

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