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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.
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.
Jul 02, 2018
Mandsaur rape case: Child rights experts slam Madhya Pradesh's death penalty for raping minors, say won't combat sexual abuseSome people in Madhya Pradesh are opposed to death penalty for crimes such as the Mandsaur rape, and fear that it will have disturbing implications.
Jul 01, 2018
Mandsaur rape case spurs protests by Hindu, Muslim groups; lawyers refuse to represent accusedThe rape of an 8-year-old girl in Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh on 26 June has galvanised the entire region to agitate.
Jun 07, 2018
Four atrocities against minor girls reported from Uttar Pradesh in a week; data shows rising crimes against children in stateA series of brutal crimes against minors have been reported from Uttar Pradesh in the past week, turning the spotlight on the issue of safety of girl children in the state.