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POCSO-act

Number of POCSO cases rise in Kerala, Malappuram tops the list 

289 child abuse cases were registered in Malappuram until July 2019. Thiruvananthapuram stands second with 238 cases and Ernakulam is in third place with 203 cases

Published on 8th September 2019
Ram-Jethmalani

Ram Jethmalani passes away: 6 high profile cases he fought in his almost 70-year career  

Having graduated at the young age of 17, Jethmalani wasn't allowed to practise because he had not reached the required age of 21 and fighting that became his first case 
 

Published on 8th September 2019
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Breaking the taboo: Bangladeshi students turn to social media to speak up against rampant rapes in Islamic schools

Several senior students were also held by police over the rape and beheading of an 11-year-old orphan, while a Dhaka cleric and seminary teacher was charged with sexually assaulting a dozen boys

Published on 29th August 2019
Supreme Court

24k child sexual assault cases in 2019: Why SC wants special courts for districts with 100+ cases

It was revealed during the trial that NCPCR had no data available for cases registered under POCSO

Published on 26th July 2019
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#ZeroTolerance: This Telanagana Gram Panchayat will boot out sexual predators, harassers

The Kanukanta Gram Panchayat of Gummadidala Mandal in Sangareddy district passed the resolution to banish sexual predators and eve-teasers from the village on July 16

Published on 23rd July 2019
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Here's how Srilekha and Monica are helping girls in Hyderabad stay safe from sexual assault

The duo have delivered sessions at Malla Reddy Engineering College and are currently planning to approach schools as well

Published on 19th June 2019
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Moradabad Engg students invent 'sandal-drone' security system equipped with GPS for women

The professor under whose guidance the students completed the project stated that the new technology can be converted into a product for the market

Published on 4th June 2019
Child Abuse

After 38-years of abusing children, 68-year-old madrasa teacher from Kochi finally arrested

Earlier, a girl student had shown reluctance to go to the madrassa class due to alleged abuse by the sexagenarian

Published on 2nd June 2019
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Consensual sex with a girl above 16 can be excluded from rigorous provisions on the POCSO: Madras HC

The suggestion made by Madras High Court is intended to distinguish teenage relationships from sexual assault of children below 16

Published on 27th April 2019
Boys of RPMV shelter

Founder of shelter raises funds to renovate the building that houses its boys 

135 boys now live in an outdated building after UP govt asks shelter to separate boys and girls 

Published on 26th April 2019
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Handwriting experts say suicide note not written by Raichur victim, police suspect gangrape

The woman’s friends and family are negating the suicide theory, on the ground that she could not have both hanged and burnt herself

Published on 24th April 2019
The Poetry Club Ankita Shah

Why Ankita Shah and The Poetry Club can help you rediscover your love for poetry

Ankita Shah talks about her tryst with poetry and what she plans to do with The Poetry Club, her fast-growing poetry movement

Published on 16th April 2019
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TN teacher arrested for child pornography and sexual assault on students after husband complains to Collector

The incident came to light after her husband found intimate pictures and pornographic materials of a student on her mobile phone

Published on 21st March 2019
Pollachi Sexual Abuse

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
TISS Report

After TISS report, CBI tells court several victims from Muzaffarpur shelter home testified against Brajesh Thakur 

Several girls were allegedly raped and sexually abused at an NGO-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur. The issue had come to light following a report by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).

Published on 3rd March 2019

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