Child Abuse News
Supreme Court criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules, but verdict is too simplistic for a complex problem
Supreme Court order criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules on child abuse and child marriage, but it also makes sexually active adolescents vulnerable
Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said it is difficult for children who grow up in a rural environment to get redressal for acts of sexual abuse.
Child rights activist and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Thursday underlined the need for an effective judiciary to end sexual abuse of children
Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi raises awareness against attacks on children, says 'victims should get respect'
Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi Thursday said that girls who become victims should get respect, as they are not responsible for the abuse against them
In Maharashtra, POCSO sees lowest conviction in speedy trials, victims' character often called into question
A study of 1,330 judgments given under POCSO act across Maharashtra showed several instances when characters of victims were questioned even though the law doesn't allow it
Gurugram school murder: Maneka Gandhi urges parents, school to remain vigilant , report child abuse on POSCO e-box
Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Saturday urged parents and school authorities to remain vigilant
Godmen in India exist at the intersection of religious fervour, political power, public support and often, massive wealth.
Hey parents, how about using the old art of conversation instead?
The authorities here have ordered an inquiry into a recent incident, in which security personnel allegedly molested the girl students of a state-run residential school
"Police cannot do this and if someone is caught doing this (drinking on duty)
Delhi stabbing: Naked body of nine-year-old boy found; police finds cigarette burns, suspects sexual assault
A nine-year-old boy was brutally killed after being allegedly stabbed and burnt with cigarette butts in southeast Delhi
Ralph Hishaw, 32, was arrested after posting the 32-minute long video on his Facebook account showing himself screaming, swearing at and hitting his son.
Europe's police agency, the Europol, has launched a new web page to track perpetrators and victims through child sex abuse images.
Ranchi: Jharkhand governor Droupadi Murmu launched the nation-wide campaign of a humanitarian organisation to end child sexual abuse.
Four booked for raping minor girl in Rajasthan's Sikar district, sharing obscene video on social media
Four youths have been booked by police in Sikar district for circulating an obscene video of a teenage girl after allegedly abducting and raping her
Former French diplomat Pascal Mazurier acquitted on charges of raping his minor daughter by Bengaluru court
Pascal Mazurier, a suspended French consular official was acquitted of the charge of raping his minor daughter by a Bengaluru court, on the grounds that he was "falsely implicated" and was innocent
Child abuse cases: Why are working women guilt-tripped into staying at home instead of finding better daycare solutions?
I can’t imagine my mother sitting at home to look after me. But I can’t imagine being in a crèche either. While she never talked to me about having to face this kind of pressure, there are many women who feel like they have no choice.
Rastogi was like a predator hunting in the urban jungle. He was having fun, believed in his invincibility, had no fear of the law or consequences of his actions
The Vatican on Tuesday released the text of a 28 December letter Francis sent to bishops about injustices to children.
Premier League great Matt Le Tissier has been the most high-profile player to speak on the subject, and this would encourage more players to speak about the trauma they suffered.