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'Paree Express' vans tour Odisha to raise awareness about Child Sexual Abuse in the state

The Odisha police launched the fortnight long awareness campaign to educate the masses about child sexual abuse, in collaboration with UNICEF

Published on 12th June 2018
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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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Australia has failed thousands of kids over the decades, says National Sex Abuse inquiry 

The 2012 inquiry report had received over 10K victims saying they had been abused- a majority of the accused institutions being Catholic. The report also said priests had committed multiple offences

Published on 18th December 2017
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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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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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Child abuse and neglect linked to greater risk of suicide in later life, says study

As part of the project, researchers analysed 68 studies and revealed that suicide attempts were three times more likely for people who experienced sexual abuse as a child

Published on 10th January 2019
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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

Don't let anyone kiss you: Why these anti-abuse suggestions in a TN textbook made me cringe

The Tamil Nadu State syllabus science book for eight standard lists out ways to prevent sexual abuse and one of the points is to stay away from 'the opposite sex'

Published on 23rd April 2018
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From breaking stereotypes to saving lives, in khaki 

IPS officer, Rema Rajeshwari shares her tale of overcoming obstacles, her campaign to raise awareness of child sexual abuse and many more. 

Published on 18th March 2017
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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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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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HC tells Delhi government to include provision for relocation of child sexual abuse victims

Bachpan Bachao Andolan had claimed in its application that in several cases of child sexual abuse, relocating victims and their family would be warranted as they may face threats from the perps

Published on 21st November 2017
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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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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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Madrasa teacher arrested in Hyderabad for sexually abusing 6 minor boys

The accused joined the madrasa a year ago. He has completed B.Ed and is pursuing PG in education

Published on 4th May 2018

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