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Probe launched into sexual abuse of HIV positive minor girls in Odisha's Kalahandi district shelter home
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Probe launched into sexual abuse of HIV positive minor girls in Odisha's Kalahandi district shelter home

The district administration, police, Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and District Child Protection Unit (DCPU) of Kalahandi initiated the probe after local news channels reported alleged sexual abuse of an eight-year-old HIV positive girl, who was an inmate of the centre.

Mizoram court sends eight Rohingya girls, rescued by police, to protection home in Aizawl
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Mizoram court sends eight Rohingya girls, rescued by police, to protection home in Aizawl

A local court ordered eight Rohingya girls, rescued by the Mizoram Police from Dungtlang village in Champhai district, to be sent to a protection home in Aizawl

World Day against Child Labour: India's shelter homes should do more to impart job-oriented skills to children
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World Day against Child Labour: India's shelter homes should do more to impart job-oriented skills to children

The 2016 survey conducted jointly by the Women and Child Development Department and AIIMS estimated that Delhi’s streets are home to 70,000 addicts.

In Kerala's Malappuram, underage girls brainwashed into marriage with promises of mobile phones, freedom to step out
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In Kerala's Malappuram, underage girls brainwashed into marriage with promises of mobile phones, freedom to step out

Child marriage survivors in Kerala's Malappuram district say they agreed for early marriages to get access to mobile phones and the freedom to go out of the house

Jharkhand's Khunti village rife with tales of human trafficking, but threats keeps villagers from approaching police
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Jharkhand's Khunti village rife with tales of human trafficking, but threats keeps villagers from approaching police

Villagers in Jharkhand's Khunti district don't lodge police complaints as human traffickers threaten the safety of their families. As a result, very few cases reach the state's anti-human trafficking cell.

Activists accuse Latur Police, child welfare panel of inaction against maulavi accused of sexually exploiting minors
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Activists accuse Latur Police, child welfare panel of inaction against maulavi accused of sexually exploiting minors

Questions are being raised about why authorities are not taking action against the maulavi of a madrasa in Maharashtra's Latur district who is accused of sexually exploiting minor girls at the school. Social activists have questioned the inaction despite the complaints they registered with both the district Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and the Latur Police.

34 children trafficked to Punjab from Jharkhand, Bihar; admitted to illegal school in Ludhiana, say police officials
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34 children trafficked to Punjab from Jharkhand, Bihar; admitted to illegal school in Ludhiana, say police officials

The children, mostly tribals, and some were allegedly converted to Christianity in Ludhiana, after being lodged in a missionary-run child shelter home.

Gurugram shelter home given notice by child welfare committee over illegal stay of 16 Italian students
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Gurugram shelter home given notice by child welfare committee over illegal stay of 16 Italian students

The Child Welfare Committee (CWC) of Gurugram district served a notice on a shelter home today for allegedly allowing 16 overseas students to stay there without prior permission of the administration.

Child trafficking racket busted in Jharkhand: 87 boys rescued from Bokaro railway station, 21 from Ranchi
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Child trafficking racket busted in Jharkhand: 87 boys rescued from Bokaro railway station, 21 from Ranchi

Two coordinated raids rescued 108 children from railway stations in Jharkhand, the adults accompanying them claimed to be taking the children to madrassa in Telangana

Baby-selling racket busted in Ranchi: Three Missionaries of Charity staffers arrested for selling toddler
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Baby-selling racket busted in Ranchi: Three Missionaries of Charity staffers arrested for selling toddler

Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested three staffs from a shelter home in Ranchi for selling a baby born to an inmate

International Missing Children's Day 2018: State, communities must address factors that drive trafficking
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International Missing Children's Day 2018: State, communities must address factors that drive trafficking

While deterrence through criminal action is important, it is equally vital to address the underlying conditions which drive the supply and demand for trafficked children.

DCW rescues five more minor girls kept in 'prison-like' ashram by absconding godman Virendra Dev Dixit
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DCW rescues five more minor girls kept in 'prison-like' ashram by absconding godman Virendra Dev Dixit

After rescuing 41 minor girls from an ashram of molestation-accused 'godman' Baba Virendra Dev Dixit, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Saturday rescued five more minor girls, kept in "prison-like" confinement by the absconding 'Baba' from another ashram.

Delhi HC asks underage pregnant girl to be 'unambiguous' on her stand on abortion
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Delhi HC asks underage pregnant girl to be 'unambiguous' on her stand on abortion

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked a 15-year-old pregnant girl to "unambiguously" state whether she consents to terminate her foetus as she has changed her stand on the matter several times.

Rajasthan man repeatedly rapes seven-year-old daughter, arrested under POCSO Act
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Rajasthan man repeatedly rapes seven-year-old daughter, arrested under POCSO Act

A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped repeatedly by her father in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan, following which the accused was arrested

Nine arrested in Hyderabad for allegedly converting poor children in Telangana to Islam
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Nine arrested in Hyderabad for allegedly converting poor children in Telangana to Islam

Nine persons were arrested on Sunday for allegedly converting children from poor families in Telangana to Islam under the pretext of providing them free education, food and shelter here, the police said.

With increasing instances of child sex abuse coming to light, POCSO Act strives to remove procedural complications
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With increasing instances of child sex abuse coming to light, POCSO Act strives to remove procedural complications

The POCSO Act, which does not discriminate on the basis of gender of the victim, provides for a variety of offenses under which someone accused of child sex abuse can be punished.

Odisha Police's Special Operation Muskan: 21 missing children rescued in Ganjam
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Odisha Police's Special Operation Muskan: 21 missing children rescued in Ganjam

Police rescued 21 children working in various places in Ganjam district as a part of Operation Muskan

Teenage girl in Tamil Nadu gang raped in bus, two drivers and conductor arrested
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Teenage girl in Tamil Nadu gang raped in bus, two drivers and conductor arrested

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two drivers and a conductor in a bus near in Tamil Nadu, the police said on Tuesday

Marathon wonder-boy Budhia Singh quits SAI hostel; cites poor infrastructure and training facilities
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Marathon wonder-boy Budhia Singh quits SAI hostel; cites poor infrastructure and training facilities

Wonder marathon boy Budhia Singh on Friday informed the CWC at Khurdha that he would not return the state-run sports hostel in Bhubaneswar.

Now, minor girl in Bengaluru accuses dance teacher of sexual assault
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Now, minor girl in Bengaluru accuses dance teacher of sexual assault

The Bengaluru incident is the latest in a series of incidents this week being reported from across the country where dance instructors are assaulting minor girls.