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Despite SC intervention, victim compensation in POCSO cases poor due to cumbersome process, failure to invoke law
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Despite SC intervention, victim compensation in POCSO cases poor due to cumbersome process, failure to invoke law

The Supreme Court has noted that no scheme for compensation existed for victims of sexual abuse under POCSO and ordered that victims under POCSO should be compensated under Compensation Scheme for Women victims/Survivors of Sexual assault/other crimes of NALSA.