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Latest News on Child Sex Abuse
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Aug 02, 2019
POCSO amendments propose but politicians dispose; why do they protect rapist-killers?Yesterday, Firstpost carried an exclusive ringside view on how politicians promise to get rid of child rapist-murderers but how political posturing contrasts with reality, with politicians themselves protecting the rapist-killer by permitting inordinate delays and presidential pardons. This is the concluding part of politicians versus paedophiles.
Aug 01, 2019
Parliament approves POCSO (Amendment) Bill for stricter punishments, including death penalty, for child sex abuseCutting across party lines, members supported amendments to POCSO Act though some demanded that Bill be referred to the Standing Committee or Select Committee as it makes certain offences punishable with death.
Aug 01, 2019
As Parliament amends POCSO, a look at how political posturing prevents death penalty for rapist-killersIndia’s Parliament is in the process of passing the death penalty for perpetrators of aggravated sexual assault against children. A ringside view proves how political posturing can contrast with reality, with politicians themselves protecting the rapist-killer by permitting inordinate delays and presidential pardons.
Jul 18, 2019
POCSO Amendment bill introduced in Rajya Sabha, contains provisions for stricter punishment, including death penaltyWomen and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani introduced the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the Rajya, that seeks to amend the existing law of 2012.
May 06, 2019
To curb child sexual abuse in India, POCSO Act needs wide publicity; personal safety education among children, parents vitalChildren are not voters, which is why their needs are often neglected. It is the collective responsibility of all citizens to protect children from child sexual abuse and ensure that they have a childhood free of any abuse.
Apr 30, 2019
WhatsApp child sex abuse videos must be probed, demands child rights bodyThe child rights body is also working on a preventive policy to curb such activities on all digital platforms.
Apr 26, 2019
WhatsApp child sex abuse report: Self regulation of social media isn't working; need govt normsCyber Peace Foundation report claims that WhatsApp is being used to share child sexual abuse videos. IT ministry has written to WhatsApp
Mar 13, 2019
Vatican child sex abuse scandal: Cardinal George Pell sentenced to six years in prison in AustraliaThe County Court Chief Judge Peter Kidd, while delivering the sentence, described Pell's abuse of two choirboys in the sacristy at St Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne as "a brazen and forcible sexual attack on the victims"
Feb 24, 2019
Pope Francis compares sexual abuse of children to human sacrifice in address to Catholic Church's top bishopsPope Francis compared the sexual abuse of children to human sacrifice as he addressed the Catholic Church's top bishops at the end of a landmark summit to tackle paedophilia.
Jan 16, 2019
Malaysia textbook sparks outrage over section telling girls to protect sexual organs; govt says it will revise materialThe section in the elemetary school textbook in Malaysia featured a series of pictures of a fictional girl called Amira, whose parents advise her to protect "the modesty of her sexual organs" by wearing the correct attire.