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Jharkhand Shocker: Four arrested for sexual abuse of minor girls at a shelter home

A statement issued by Jamshedpur city superintendent of police (SP) Subhash Chandra Jat, said that the police have arrested the manager of Mother Teresa Welfare trust among others

Published on 17th June 2021
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US Army trainee arrested after hijacking school bus with 18 children on board

Collazo who was in his third week of basic training with his unit, was in the custody of Richland County Sheriff's Department (RCSD) and charged with 19 counts of kidnapping

Published on 7th May 2021
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Everyday 4 child victims of sexual abuse denied justice due to insufficient evidence: Study

The 'Police case disposal pattern: An enquiry into the cases filed under POCSO Act, 2012' by Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation (KSCF), is an analysis of pattern of disposal of POCSO cases

Published on 8th March 2021
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Missing girl's body found in a field in Aligarh, police investigating allegations of sexual assault

The victim's family and villagers began looking for her when she did not return home till until late in the evening when they found her body in a field and informed the authorities

Published on 1st March 2021
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Unzipping pants, holding minor's hand not 'sexual assault' under POCSO, Bombay HC rules

Partly allowing the appeal, the Bombay HC quashed aside the jail sentence of 5 years under the POCSO Act and modified the imprisonment as per the Indian Penal Code (IPC)

Published on 28th January 2021
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Australian police rescue 46 children subjected to crimes including sexual abuse 

The investigation also led to three arrests in the US and had identified suspects in Europe, Asia, Canada and New Zealand, authorities said

Published on 11th November 2020
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This is NGO Sakshi’s plan to curb the rising child sexual abuse complaints caused by the lockdown

This New Delhi-based NGO had started the #StopChildSexualAbuse initiative offline as a part of The Rakshin Project. Now, with the spurt in child abuse complaints, they are working even more harder 

Published on 27th April 2020
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Palathayi Child Abuse case: After absconding for a month, school teacher arrested for sexually abusing Class 4 student

The school teacher had been absconding for a month following widespread outrage from the opposition and activists over the inability of the police to arrest the accused in time

Published on 15th April 2020
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Increase in online child sexual abuse due to pandemic, parents asked to track children's internet usage

A report released by Europol, stated that there is an increase of online activity by those who are seeking child abuse material

Published on 2nd April 2020
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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
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Kerala government to come out with regularisations for playschools and creches

The decision was taken following some incidents of child abuses from playschools and creches in the recent past

Published on 9th May 2019
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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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Kerala's Rs 73 lakh sensitisation programme set to educate people on child rights and POCSO

The main aim of the initiative will be to sensitise parents and the staff of educational institutions to create awareness among students regarding child abuse

Published on 31st December 2018
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Gurugram teacher suspended for taping mouths of 4-year-old students to keep them quiet in class

The accused teacher claimed that the students were disturbing the entire class and they sometimes used filthy language

Published on 8th December 2018
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Why CII's Young Indians wants you to make 52 short films on how to prevent child abuse

Their initiative Leher aims to bring together counselors, storytellers, filmmakers, copywriters, parents, students and people working in the creative field, to produce 52 videos

Published on 10th September 2018

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