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Aug 14, 2019
Delhi Commission for Women issues notice to city police, school authorities over rape of five-year-old girlA five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a sweeper in the premises of a private school in Delhi's Greater Kailash.
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.
Jul 03, 2019
India witnessed four-fold increase in child rapes between 1994 and 2016, claims reportTitled 'Child Rights in India - An Unfinished Agenda', the report talks about a number of issues including, malnutrition, crime against children and education.
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.
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 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.
Sep 21, 2018
11-year-old girl raped at hospital in Delhi's Rohini area; police arrest sweeper working on contractual basisThe Delhi Police said the girl, who is 11 years old, was admitted to the ESI Hospital in Rohini on 13 September.
Sep 19, 2018
Madhya Pradesh court sentences man to death for raping four-year-old girl in Satna districtMadhya Pradesh was the first state to enact a law last December providing for death penalty for rapists of minor girls below 12.
Sep 12, 2018
Minor allegedly rapes six-year-old relative in Bhubaneswar; accused detained, girl critical in ICUThe minor, who is a relative, allegedly raped the girl when the girl's parents were away from their house in Bhubaneshwar.