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Telangana shocker: State's childcare shelters houses second highest child porn victims in India

Shockingly, 33 of these victims are found to be boys, a phenomenon recorded across the country, with more number of boys being victims of pornography than girls. 

published on : 21st January 2019

13-year-old rape survivor in Hyderabad gets justice after three years

The police had arrested the convict at the time the FIR was filed.

published on : 18th January 2019

Delhi-native on foot against child beggary and abuse 

17 months, 511 days and 14,597 kilometres - even after travelling across the country on foot for a considerably long period of time, Ahish Sharma is not faltered by his tiring journey.

published on : 16th January 2019

Andhra Pradesh girl starved, beaten by mother and step-father

  In a shocking incident, an 11-year-old girl, who was severely beaten by her mother and step-father, was admitted to King George Hospital by the Childline.

published on : 8th January 2019

Three-fold rise in calls to child helpline in four years

The number of distress calls received by the national helpline for children has increased three-fold in the last four years. 

published on : 5th January 2019

Schoolkids’ abuse to be addressed: Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja

District child protection officers have been entrusted with the successful implementation of the programme.

published on : 31st December 2018

Cabinet clears changes in POCSO Act, wants death for child abusers

The proposed amendments provide for a jail term for propagating child pornography and fine for not reporting it.

published on : 28th December 2018

Data on child abuse not correct: Swati Maliwal

Until there is certainty and swiftness of justice and punishment, there won’t be any deterrence.

published on : 24th December 2018

#Ten98: Aiming to end a 22-year lack of awareness of the child helpline

The #ten98 campaign, with a noble aim to let the common public stay aware of 1098 along with other important emergency numbers (100, 108), has been started by a Bengaluru-based group.

published on : 17th December 2018

Enforcement Directorate begins probe into Beltikiri shelter home case

The economic intelligence agency will also probe the financial transaction and source of foreign funding of the shelter home during the investigation.

published on : 16th December 2018

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights raps Odisha government over safety of kids

The government has failed to implement guidelines of Juvenile Justice Act: NCPCR member Jaswant Jain

published on : 14th December 2018

Centre approves setting up of 1023 fast track courts for rape, child abuse cases

The special fast track courts, to be set up across the country, will incur a cost of over Rs 767 crores.

published on : 16th November 2018

Boy sexually assaulted; suspect on the run

An eight-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted by an unidentified person, who lured him to buy a kite at Chandrayangutta.

published on : 14th November 2018

Former Australia swim coach to stand trial on child sex charges

Queensland's child abuse and sexual crime group decided to re-prosecute the case following Australia's recent Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse.

published on : 9th November 2018

School principal in Pakistan gets 105 years in prison for child abuse, rape of students

A sessions court here handed a total of 105 years in prison to the principal on charges of child abuse, pornography, rape, blackmail and maintaining illicit relations.

published on : 30th October 2018
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