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From COVID-19 pandemic to culture of silence, why India is failing to protect children from online sexual abuse
India

From COVID-19 pandemic to culture of silence, why India is failing to protect children from online sexual abuse

To create safe digital spaces for our children and adolescents, policymakers, law enforcement agencies, civil society organizations, communities, the private sector, and experts need to come together

Pope Francis expresses ‘shame’ over French Church sex abuse scandal, urges clergy to ensure situations 'not repeated'
World

Pope Francis expresses ‘shame’ over French Church sex abuse scandal, urges clergy to ensure situations 'not repeated'

The pope spoke during his regular audience at the Vatican about a report released Tuesday that estimated some 330,000 French children were abused by clergy and other church authority figures dating back to 1950.

‘Cases of pedophilia are increasing’: Allahabad HC dismisses bail plea of man accused of raping 13-year-old
India

‘Cases of pedophilia are increasing’: Allahabad HC dismisses bail plea of man accused of raping 13-year-old

The bench said that if the right decision is not taken from the court at the right time, then the trust of a victim and the common man will not be left in the judicial system

Apple to scan iPhones and iPads in the US for images of child sexual abuse
News & Analysis

Apple to scan iPhones and iPads in the US for images of child sexual abuse

Apple will report such images to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, which works with police.

Delhi Police files FIR against Twitter over access to child pornography on platform
India

Delhi Police files FIR against Twitter over access to child pornography on platform

Officials said the case has been registered under relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the IT Act

Jared Bell of Nickelodeon's Drake & Josh faces charges of attempted child endangerment
Entertainment

Jared Bell of Nickelodeon's Drake & Josh faces charges of attempted child endangerment

The court said that Jared Bell allegedly "engaged in an inappropriate social media chat with the victim" when she was 15.

Allen V Farrow: HBO docuseries on sexual abuse allegations against Woody Allen is a portrait of a family in distress
Entertainment

Allen V Farrow: HBO docuseries on sexual abuse allegations against Woody Allen is a portrait of a family in distress

The first episode of Allen V Farrow covers a wide narrative arc, including Mia Farrow and Woody Allen's relationship, their unconventional family and living arrangements, the discovery of his affair with Mia's adopted daughter Soon-Yi, and the allegations of Allen's sexual abuse of Dylan Farrow, then aged seven.

In 'It's All in Your Head, M,' Manjiri Indurkar crafts a piercingly honest narrative about her struggle with mental illness
Lifestyle

In 'It's All in Your Head, M,' Manjiri Indurkar crafts a piercingly honest narrative about her struggle with mental illness

Diving into the trauma she suffered as a survivor of child sexual abuse and more so the rage and grief that stemmed from the silence of those around her who knew the truth, Indurkar writes a sharply honest story, weighing her losses against her more qualitative wins in the pages of this book.

Child sexual abuse among girls likely to lead to genitourinary diseases along with psychological trauma, suggests study
Health

Child sexual abuse among girls likely to lead to genitourinary diseases along with psychological trauma, suggests study

Studies indicate that women who had suffered CSA show a wide range of psychosocial and biological issues throughout their lives

Maltreated children five times more likely to develop multiple chronic illnesses in adulthood, says study
Health

Maltreated children five times more likely to develop multiple chronic illnesses in adulthood, says study

The study also found that adults who had experienced neglect or physical, sexual and emotional abuse as children were over three times more likely to report poor health, widespread pain, frailty and loneliness

US Senate committee approves anti-child porn bill after addressing Google, Facebook encryption concerns
News & Analysis

US Senate committee approves anti-child porn bill after addressing Google, Facebook encryption concerns

US tech companies believe that the proposed law goes too far to weaken privacy protections for ordinary users.

Coronavirus Outbreak: For families of child sexual abuse survivors, lockdown makes dealing with trauma much more difficult
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: For families of child sexual abuse survivors, lockdown makes dealing with trauma much more difficult

while the economic hardships due to the coronavirus lockdown are more evident, the restrictions also add to social inequities in less visible ways.

High pendency of child sexual abuse cases render POCSO a toothless law: Uttar Pradesh accounts for 25% of all cases under the Act
India

High pendency of child sexual abuse cases render POCSO a toothless law: Uttar Pradesh accounts for 25% of all cases under the Act

States like Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal continue to ignore Supreme Court's directive to set up Special POCSO Fast Track Courts (FTC) despite extremely high pendency rates. In some districts in these two states, there are over 1,000 POCSO cases pending for over one year.

Largest child pornography dark web network busted, hundreds of people arrested worldwide
News & Analysis

Largest child pornography dark web network busted, hundreds of people arrested worldwide

Welcome To Video relied on bitcoin to sell access to 250,000 videos depicting child sexual abuse.

A male adult survivor of child sexual abuse speaks out: Navigating the road to recovery from trauma
Life

A male adult survivor of child sexual abuse speaks out: Navigating the road to recovery from trauma

Ishank Chibber was eight when he was gang-raped by adults he knew and trusted, and in the 'safe space' that was his home. Now 29, Ishank speaks with Surabhi Yadav in this three-part series, detailing his long road to recovering from the trauma. This account contains descriptions of sexual assault. Reader discretion is advised.

A male adult survivor of child sexual abuse speaks out: How silencing feeds the cycle of trauma
Life

A male adult survivor of child sexual abuse speaks out: How silencing feeds the cycle of trauma

Ishank Chibber was eight when he was gang-raped by adults he knew and trusted, and in the 'safe space' that was his home. Now 29, Ishank speaks with Surabhi Yadav in this three-part series, detailing his long road to recovering from the trauma. This account contains descriptions of sexual assault. Reader discretion is advised.

Healing from the trauma of child sexual abuse: A male adult survivor recounts his journey
Life

Healing from the trauma of child sexual abuse: A male adult survivor recounts his journey

Ishank Chibber was eight when he was gang-raped by adults he knew and trusted, and in the 'safe space' that was his home. Now 29, Ishank speaks with Surabhi Yadav in this three-part series, detailing his long road to recovering from the trauma. This account contains descriptions of sexual assault. Reader discretion is advised.

Delhi Commission for Women issues notice to city police, school authorities over rape of five-year-old girl
India

Delhi Commission for Women issues notice to city police, school authorities over rape of five-year-old girl

A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a sweeper in the premises of a private school in Delhi's Greater Kailash.

Firstpost Explains: How POCSO got more teeth after Cabinet nod to include death penalty for child abuse
India

Firstpost Explains: How POCSO got more teeth after Cabinet nod to include death penalty for child abuse

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments in the POSCO Act by specifying death penalty as the punishment for sexual assault against minors.

Madras HC's suggestion on excluding consensual sex between people older than 16 from POCSO Act reflects ground reality
India

Madras HC's suggestion on excluding consensual sex between people older than 16 from POCSO Act reflects ground reality

The suggestion of the Madras High Court with respect to the POCSO Act acknowledges the vast reality of sexual relationships amongst young persons in India.