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Jan 08, 2019
Centre intoduces amendments to POCSO Act in Lok Sabha: Bill to include death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on childrenThe POCSO Act defines child as any person below the age of 18 years and the amendments are aimed at discouraging the trend of child sexual abuse by acting as a deterrent.
Dec 21, 2018
WhatsApp criticised for failing to remove child porn shared across chat groupsWhatsApp has responded saying that it "has a zero-tolerance policy around child sexual abuse."
Nov 11, 2018
Sixteen-year-old girl in Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri dies after being raped, assaulted; parents, relatives stage protestsA sixteen-year-old tribal girl succumbed to her injuries at the government hospital in Dharmapuri on 10 November, after she was allegedly raped by two youths.
Oct 22, 2018
'We failed them': Australian PM Scott Morrison delivers national apology to victims of institutional child sexual abuseThe formal apology followed a national investigation into institutional sexual abuse in Australia, which spanned five years and stunned the country with revelations of thousands of cases of shocking abuse in institutional settings like churches and orphanages.
Oct 19, 2018
Parents of gang-rape survivor in Dehradun allege schools denying her admission saying she will 'spoil' campus atmosphereAs per the complaint, the girl's parents approached a couple of schools in Dehradun but she was denied admission, a senior police official said.
Oct 16, 2018
Law Ministry endorses proposal to remove time limit to report child sexual abuse, says Maneka GandhiOn 3 October, Maneka Gandhi had written to Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, asking him to remove the time limit for reporting child sexual abuse and allow people to complain even "10-15 years later".
Oct 09, 2018
MeToo in India: Repressed childhood, wrong understanding of sexual assault and need to say noWhat all the women’s groups, feminists and intellectuals should espouse is a nationwide campaign which empowers young girls to say, no, I do not want a hug.
Aug 10, 2018
Delhi Police arrests man for raping class two student from NDMC school; accused booked under POCSO ActA man has been arrested for allegedly raping a class two girl from NDMC school by the Delhi Police
Jul 13, 2018
Chilean authorities arrest priest for sexually abusing seven minors at Santiago; investigation underwayChilean authorities have arrested a priest accused of sexually abusing 7 minors a month after prosecutors raided his diocese in Rancagua
May 13, 2018
On Mother's Day, Uttar Pradesh woman pleads to bring her daughter's rapist and murderer to justiceOn Mother's Day, a woman whose 14-year-old daughter was raped and killed in Uttar Pradesh last year, pleads for justice | Khabar Lahariya