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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

16-year-old Telangana girl raped for three years by cousin, his friends

After taking three days to gather the courage, the girl told her parents who rushed to the police station where a POCSO Act case has been registered.

published on : 14th January 2019

Class VIII student gives birth in hostel bathroom in Odisha; HM, warden suspended

On being informed, the Headmistress reached the hostel and drove the girl with the newborn out through the back door in an apparent bid to suppress the incident.

published on : 14th January 2019

Indian man in Singapore gets 13-year jail term, 12 strokes of cane for sexual assault of minor

After school, Udhayakumar used to take her to various places in the neighbourhood to engage in petting, giving her between SGD5 and SGD10 after each session.

published on : 12th January 2019

Government report reveals grim horrors in shelter homes for kids

The review was led by a committee headed by Ratna Anjan Jena, statistical advisor to the Women and Child Development Ministry, and was submitted to the government in September, 2018.

published on : 4th January 2019

Law to protect children from sexual offenses gets more teeth

The Cabinet approved changes to Section 6 of the POCSO Act, enhancing the punishment for aggravated penetrative sexual assault.

published on : 29th December 2018

NHRC notice to Maharashtra government over 'molestation' of minor patient in ICU of civic-run hospital

It has also asked what steps have been taken by authorities to ensure the safety and security of in-patients at government-run hospitals.

published on : 27th December 2018

Take action against foster parents involved in sexual abuse of girl in their care: Maneka to Sonowal

The NNS lodged a police complaint in September but no action has been taken so far, Gandhi said in a letter to Sonowal.

published on : 27th December 2018

Kids unsafe: POCSO cases soar in Delhi

Delhi Police spokesperson Madhur Verma attributes the rise in the number of cases to more and more people coming out to report abuses committed against minors.

published on : 24th December 2018

Cop ‘manhandled’ in Karnataka after woman claims he asked for sexual favours

A police inspector attached to Byadgi police station in Karnataka was dragged, abused and manhandled by a group of women on Sunday. The incident occurred near Taluk Panchayat office in Byadgi.

published on : 17th December 2018

POCSO cases up in Vizag, conviction rate still low  

Of the 266 cases, while about 13 were proved to be false, the accused in 139 cases were acquitted, 57 cases were in post-trial stage and 47 cases were under investigation, besides the 12 convictions. 

published on : 16th December 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter home embroiled in sex scandal vacated to demolish building

There is no specific information about the demolition date of the shelter home building which was found to have been constructed in violation of the map design passed by MMC.

published on : 12th December 2018

Parents of minor boy sexually harassed by journalist Chandra Hemmady demand justice

The mother of one of the victims told TNIE that her son has been showing noticeable symptoms for the past two weeks.

published on : 5th December 2018

Three employees of Children's home in Tamil Nadu held for 'sexual abuse'

As many as 47 children aged between 6 and 19 were staying at the private home, which was sealed Sunday following a surprise inspection carried out by the district authorities based on a tip-off.

published on : 27th November 2018

Bengaluru: HC allows convict in sexual abuse case of minor to be with wife for delivery

After hearing the interlocutory application, Justice H B Prabhakara Sastry suspended the sentence awarded to the convict Surendra, a resident of Devanahalli in Bengaluru Rural District, for four weeks

published on : 24th November 2018
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