Child Abuse

Bihar Police on a mission to save minor girls from orchestra groups

Raj Kumar-the director of social welfare department of state government, said that that all the orchestras and musical groups, who employ the girls, would be constantly watched.

published on : 25th July 2021

No info on increase in child abuse cases due to Covid lockdowns: Union government 

Minister Smriti Irani said her ministry has issued advisories and guidelines to state governments and union territory administrations for care and protection of children during the pandemic.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Kasaragod: Out on bail, POCSO accused tries to assault survivor again 

An accused in a child abuse case who was out on bail tried to assault the same survivor again, said Chittarikkal police here.

published on : 19th July 2021

Kannur horror: One-year-old girl hospitalised after stepdad thrashes her in a fit of rage

When the hospital authorities found out that the girl was injured on her face and head due to the beatings, they immediately reported to the nearest police station. 

published on : 13th June 2021

370 cases, 28 arrests as Kerala police crack whip on groups sharing child abuse material

Cyberdome nodal officer ADGP Manoj Abraham said raids were held in 477 centres in the state simultaneously

published on : 7th June 2021

US tips prompt German raids over child abuse images

The German news agency dpa quoted Berlin's criminal police office as saying that 250 investigators were involved in raids against 42 suspects — all of them men between the ages of 17 and 84.

published on : 19th May 2021

RPF, Childine along with UNICEF launch 'Surakshit Safar' initiative to help migrants in Bihar

The initiative aims to reach around 10 lakh vulnerable migrants including unaccompanied children and adolescents.   

published on : 9th May 2021

Anganwadi ayah brands three-year-old boy with hot spatula in Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada

The incident came to light on Friday when the boy’s parents took up the matter with the Anganwadi centre staff after his lips got swollen.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Alabama Shakes drummer Steven William Johnson arrested for alleged child abuse

Johnson was indicted on charges of alleged willful torture, willful abuse, and cruelly beating or otherwise willfully maltreating a child under the age of 18.

published on : 29th March 2021

49-year-old man gets one year 'rigorous imprisonment' for molesting school girls in Maharashtra

In the order passed recently, special court judge S S Shaikh also slapped a fine of Rs 5,000 on the convict Ashwin Arvind Puranik.

published on : 1st January 2021

Four arrested for sexually exploiting teenaged mentally-challenged girl

In yet another incident of child abuse in the state, the Kidangoor police on Monday arrested four persons hailing from Kudalloor near Kidangoor.

published on : 29th October 2019

Bengal teen’s grit saves her from forced marriage in Kashmir

Poor underage girls like Rahima getting forcibly married off to older men from other states is not something unheard of in West Bengal.

published on : 22nd April 2018

11-year-old Hyderabad girl made to stand inside boys’ toilet for not wearing proper uniform

The girl was made to stand in the boys toilet inspite of her having an excuse note about why she didn't wear proper uniform by her mother.

published on : 11th September 2017

Child cyber crime victims can now complaint at the POCSO e-Box

Considering the growing menace of cyber crimes targeting children, NCPCR has now enhanced the scope of POCSO (The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) E-box to handle cyber bullying.

published on : 23rd June 2017