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Jun 09, 2018
Anonymity for rape victims: Law must strike delicate balance on holding internet intermediaries liableWhile there are laws prohibiting the media from disclosing the identity of rape victims, the question of the liability of internet intermediaries is a complex one.
Jun 06, 2018
Sports Authority of India sacks Tamil Nadu centre coach for sexually harassing junior athletesThe unnamed coach, believed to be associated with state level athletics campers at one of the SAI centers in Tamil Nadu, was sacked after an internal inquiry found him guilty.
May 17, 2018
Delhi youth arrested for sexually assaulting a nine-year-old, gets booked under POCSO ActThe Delhi Police has arrested a youth on the charge of sexually assaulting a minor girl in the national capital, police said on Wednesday.
May 12, 2018
Kerala minor girl molested inside cinema hall by businessman in Malappuram; accused arrestedA businessman was taken into custody on Saturday for allegedly molesting a minor girl inside a cinema hall in the district, police said.
May 07, 2018
Maharashtra authorities lack awareness on child-friendly provisions in POCSO Act, finds study by two non-profitsA report by two non-profits suggests that there is a lack of awareness among authorities which implement the POCSO Act, which deals with child sexual abuse.
May 06, 2018
Chatra rape case: Jharkhand Police arrests 15, including man who raped and burnt minor girl alive in Raja Kendua villageThe Jharkhand Police has so far made 15 arrests in connection with the gangrape and murder of a 16-year-old girl, who was set on fire, in Chatra district's Raja Kendua village.
Apr 28, 2018
Centre proposes amendment to POCSO Act to provide justice to male victims of sexual assaultThe Centre is planning to amend the POCSO Act to provide justice to male child victims of sexual assault, the Ministry of Women and Child Development said.
Apr 25, 2018
Uttar Pradesh: Minor girl in critical condition after being raped and beaten by 16-year-old juvenile in KanpurA 13-year-old girl is in a critical condition after she was allegedly raped and beaten by a 16-year-old juvenile in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district on Sunday, the police said
Apr 24, 2018
16-year-old Class XI student gang raped inside car in Greater Noida; two arrested, one abscondingTwo persons have been arrested in connection with the gang rape of a 16-year-old Class XI student in Greater Noida, according the media reports
Apr 23, 2018
Delhi HC slams govt over POCSO ordinance, asks if research was done before introducing death penaltyIt said that the ordinance is also silent on granting welfare to the rape victims and does not deal with issues related to educating and sensitising youth and juveniles on sexual offences against women,