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May 09, 2019
Bombay HC decision to stay criminal proceedings against man accused of raping minor wife disrespects rights of rape survivorsThe Bombay HC's reasoning behind staying criminal proceedings against a man accused of raping minor wife in a recent case fails to justify why someone facing allegations of grave sexual offences like rape should be allowed to ‘negotiate’ his way out of the crime
Feb 16, 2019
Kerala priest sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment, Rs 3 lakh fine for raping and impregnating minorThe matter came into light when the district childline authorities got an anonymous telephone call about the incident.
Aug 07, 2018
Parliament passes Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018; law ensures stringent punishment for rape of girls below 12 yearsThe Parliament on Monday passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018 which ensures stringent punishment for those convicted of raping girls below 12 years of age.
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 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,
Dec 04, 2017
Uttarakhand school principal held for behaving indecently with 12-year-old studentThe principal of a Uttarakhand government school was arrested for allegedly behaving indecently with a girl student and making advances to her.
Nov 13, 2017
Doctors terminate 15-week pregnancy of 12-year-old rape survivor in BhopalA medical examination later found that the victim, who fled her home in Jabalpur some months ago and started begging near Bhopal railway station, was pregnant.
May 24, 2017
Teen gangraped in Punjab's Moga district, three arrested14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by three men at Talwandi Malliyan village in Moga district
Jul 30, 2013
Sexual offences law should be taught in schools: WCD ministerThe law providing protection to children from sexual offences should be made part of the school curriculum and children must be educated about its provisions, Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath said Tuesday