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Eight states account for over 70 per cent of children in care homes, NCPCR wants them returned to families 

The country's apex child rights body NCPCR has directed eight states that account for over 70 per cent of children in care homes to ensure their return to their families

Published on 26th September 2020
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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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Delhi HC seeks CBI response on plea of convict in Muzaffarpur shelter home abuse case

The high court had earlier issued notice to the CBI on the appeals seeking to set aside trial court's January 20 judgment convicting him in the case and February 11 sentencing order

Published on 24th September 2020
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Gujarat Forensic Sciences University calls for stepping up DNA evidence ‘collect & test' in India to combat expected surge in rapes post-lockdown

Taking note of the expected surge in crime after the COVID-19 lockdown, the initiative aims at equipping first-line responders in criminal investigation with a clear understanding of DNA evidence

Published on 2nd June 2020
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Form medical board to decide minor's pregnancy termination: Bombay High Court 

Justice S J Kathawalla passed the direction on Friday after the minor told the court that she was in mental trauma and that she wished to terminate her pregnancy to concentrate on studies

Published on 16th May 2020
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Conversation in 'Bois Locker Room' case was between a girl and boy: Cyber Cell DCP

Investigation has revealed that the alleged conversation is actually between a girl (sender) and a boy (receiver) in which the girl is sending chat messages through a fictional account 

Published on 11th May 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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IIT Madras researcher arrested for filming female student in washroom, granted bail

According to sources, the research assistant was an MTech student who was working as a research staff under one of the professors in the Department of Aerospace Engineering  

Published on 20th February 2020
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Two more arrested in connection with Gargi college sexual assault case

Earlier the Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to Centre, Central Bureau of Investigation and Delhi Police on advocate ML Sharma's petition seeking a CBI probe in the Gargi college incident

Published on 19th February 2020
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Gargi College students demand Principal's resignation, police investigation into fest incident

The College's cultural fest took a tragic turn on February 6 when drunk men infiltrated the campus, harassed, molested, stalked female students on campus

Published on 10th February 2020
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Government school teacher held for harassing six female students in Coimbatore

The students took the issue to a female teacher who instructed them to drop a complaint in the complaint box. The matter was inquired and it is said the students were forced to withdraw the complaint

Published on 3rd February 2020
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#MeToo: The school that victim blamed Ruchika Girhotra stopped this sexual assault survivor from speaking up

A young filmmaker has now exposed MC Nair, a Bharatanatyam teacher, who claims to be a Padma Shri awardee of molesting her at Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh

Published on 11th October 2018
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19-year-old Indian-American student's assailant charged with first-degree murder, aggravated sexual assault

The victim, Ruth George, was found unresponsive in a vehicle parked inside University campus and medical examiners ruled her death a homicide by strangulation

Published on 6th December 2019
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14 students in this Kerala tribal school were sexually abused by a teacher for four months

The teacher Narendra Babu was arrested by the police and 14 separate cases were filed against him 

 

Published on 27th November 2019
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Authorities have no Dalit perspective: Human rights activists on Walayar rape case acquittal

According to a 2018 amendment made in The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, a special court was set up for the trail of Dalit and tribal communities 

Published on 1st November 2019

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