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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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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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Bombay HC says groping child without skin to skin contact does not constitute sexual assault 

The appellant was acquitted of sexual assault, but sentenced to imprisonment for one year and asked to pay a fine of Rs 500

Published on 25th January 2021
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Men can't talk about abuse: How the Insta campaign 'Mardaangi' is changing this stereotype one post at a time

Two teenagers Siddhant and Paavani tell us how their Instagram initiative Mardaangi is creating a safe space for men to tell their stories of sexual assault

Published on 25th September 2020
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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
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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
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Owing to an increase in incidents of sexual abuse, NCPCR seeks a detailed report from the Odisha Government

Anguished over growing cases of sexual assault of minor girls in residential schools in Dhenkanal, Kalahandi, Jajpur and Kandhamal districts, the Commission is seeking a report

Published on 30th January 2019
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Campaign TIMESUP: Golden Globes 2018 was a sea of black to deter sexual harassment 

The #TimesUp campaign gathered momentum after the Harvey Weinstein scandal and was supported by some of Hollywood's most revered faces, most of whom were clad in black to shun sexual assault

Published on 8th January 2018
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West Bengal school bans carpooling, insists on parents dropping their own kids 

In the aftermath of the incident of sexual assault in West Bengal, schools have decided the best way to prevent similar events is to ban carpooling

Published on 6th December 2017
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Fellowship to curb sexual assault

The Kalinga Fellowship aims to create zero tolerance towards sexual assault on girls

Published on 15th March 2017

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