You are here:
juvenile
#

juvenile

Get Alerts

Articles

View all

Proposed Juvenile Justice Bill violates core principle of UN norms, says NHRC

Aug 27, 2014

Proposed Juvenile Justice Bill violates core principle of UN norms, says NHRC

The proposed Juvenile Justice Bill violates the core principle of juvenile justice provided under UN Convention on Child Rights (UNCCR), the NHRC said today. #UN #TheySaidIt #Government of India #NHRC #National Human Rights Commission #juvenile #Juvenile Justice Bill #UN Convention on Child Rights #UNCCR
NCRB data reveals 132% increase in assaults against women by juveniles in 2013

Aug 18, 2014

NCRB data reveals 132% increase in assaults against women by juveniles in 2013

Assault by juveniles on women saw a 132 percent increase and rapes committed by juveniles witnessed an increase of 60.3 percent last year. #NewsTracker #Rape #NCRB #assault #sexual assault #Crimes against women #Juveniles
Here are the proposed changes to the Juvenile Justice Act

Aug 12, 2014

Here are the proposed changes to the Juvenile Justice Act

The bill to amend the Juvenile Justice Act (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Here are the proposed changes. #India #didyouknow #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Crime #Rape #Death Penalty #Adoption #Juvenile Justice Act #JJB #VAW
UNICEF India concerned over amendments to Juvenile Justice Act

Aug 07, 2014

UNICEF India concerned over amendments to Juvenile Justice Act

UNICEF India today expressed concern over the amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, underwhich minors above the age of 16 involved in a serious crime can be tried in an adult court, and said such a decision was a "real step back". #NewsTracker #Union Cabinet #Unicef #Juvenile Justice Act #UNICEF India
JJ Act amendment Delhi gang-rape victim's parents demand retrial of convicted juvenile

Aug 07, 2014

JJ Act amendment Delhi gang-rape victim's parents demand retrial of convicted juvenile

The parents of the deceased victim of the Delhi gang-rape want the juvenile convict to be re-tried in the wake of the amendments to the JJ Act. #India #Mayawati #BJP #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Subramanian Swamy #Cabinet #NDA #parents #Juvenile Justice Act #amendment #IPC #Delhi Gang Rape #juvenile #Abha Singh

BLOG POSTS

View all

Delhi gangrape case: Reducing juvenile age is pointless, so is media trial

Feb 25, 2013

Delhi gangrape case: Reducing juvenile age is pointless, so is media trial

Media cannot pretend to be delivering justice. Tinkering with juvenile age will not reduce crime as long as our criminal reforms system remains counter-productive. #OnOurMind #Juvenile Justice Act #Delhi gangrape casem #Media Trial
Delhi gangrape: Is it time to lower the age of juveniles?

Jan 29, 2013

Delhi gangrape: Is it time to lower the age of juveniles?

Justice Verma's recommendations should be adopted as sensible reform. But we can still debate how best to prosecute, punish and rehabilitate those under the age of 18. #InMyOpinion #Delhi gangrape case #juvenile accused

Wire

View all

Delhi gangrape: Is it time to lower the age of juveniles?

Aug 22, 2014

Juvenile Coral and Fish Know When a Reef Has Gone Bad

Too much seaweed and they're out of ther...
Delhi gangrape: Is it time to lower the age of juveniles?

Aug 14, 2014

Movie Review: ‘Coldwater,’ a Brutal Tale of Juvenile Lockup

“Coldwater,” Vincent Grashaw’s first feature, is set at a juvenile reform institution in the middle of nowhere...
Delhi gangrape: Is it time to lower the age of juveniles?

Aug 17, 2014

California juvenile arrested for making school shooting threats over Instagram

Police have arrested a juvenile accused of posting threats of a "huge" shooting to California high school students over Instagram...