Child Abuse

Rajasthan IAS officer launches drive to sensitise schoolchildren about 'good touch, bad touch'

Panchayati Raj Secretary in Rajasthan, Naveen Jain, recalls how news items on physical abuse and harassment of children prompted him to do something.

published on : 18th September 2022

Hyderabad: Three-year-old daughter in critical condition after dad thrashes 

The accused Basit Ali Khan married Sana in 2015. Since then, they have had four children, who are all girls.

published on : 8th August 2022

Sexual assault most traumatic, says Kerala HC; directs govt to promote '112' helpline

Justice Devan Ramachandran issued the order on a petition filed by a victim against the police that they insisted to settle and compromise with the perpetrator.

published on : 22nd July 2022

India's CBI now has access to Interpol's International Child Sexual Exploitation database

The ICSE database uses video and image comparison to analyse child sexual exploitation material and make connections between victims, abusers and places, the Interpol said.

published on : 11th July 2022

Kerala’s first child-friendly Pocso court opened

There is a need to create more awareness on the increasing incidents of sexual assault on children, Ernakulam Pocso Court Judge K Vinod Chandran said on Friday.

published on : 25th June 2022

 Liquor abuse: 10-yr-old yet to get help

On June 9, a video showing the child allegedly forced by four persons into consuming liquor and smoking beedi went viral and shocked activists.

published on : 16th June 2022

Woman assaults 8-year-old child with hot iron rod in Tamil Nadu's Pollachi, arrested

Sources said that the minor sustained the burn injuries on the sole of the foot, palms and arms and is undergoing treatment in Pollachi GH for two days.

published on : 13th June 2022

Delhi: Video of 5-year-old lying on terrace with hands, legs tied surfaces, netizens demand action

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the incident took place on June 2 in Khajuri Khas area of the city, police said.

published on : 8th June 2022

Kerala teacher sexually abuses primary school children for 25 years, in police net

Kumar had worked as a teacher for 38 years at the school before retiring on March 31 this year.

published on : 14th May 2022

Nirbhaya counselling centre handles 200 cases in nine months

In a little over nine months, the Nirbhaya Specialised Counselling and Support Centre for Women has been able to resolve over 200 cases.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Man arrested for sexually abusing, impregnating minor daughter in Kerala's Kasaragod

On Thursday, the father brought the girl to a private hospital in Kanhangad after she complained of stomach pain and after a CT scan, doctors found the girl was pregnant.

published on : 24th April 2022

CBI now part of Interpol's anti-child abuse database

Sources in the agency said the CBI recently joined a select group of agencies of 67 countries that are connected to the database.

published on : 18th April 2022

Video of woman mercilessly beating her nine-month baby goes viral in J-K, mother arrested

In the heart-wrenching video, apparently shot by a relative, the woman was purportedly seen thrashing, slapping and also throwing the child on a bed, they said.

published on : 12th April 2022

'I was beaten up and locked in bathroom by my mother': Son recounts traumatic childhood in SC

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant, which tried to persuade the child to talk to his mother, made an effort by talking to the parents and the son in the chambers for over 45 minutes.

published on : 12th April 2022

Sexagenarian sexually assualts 10-year-old girl in Telangana's Warangal, held

According to the Warangal ACP K Giri Kumar, the family of the girl lodged a complaint at Intezargunj police station identifying the culprit as Gouse Pasha, a daily wage labourer residing in MH Nagar.

published on : 7th April 2022

Sexagenarian sodomises six-year-old boy in Telangana's Nalgonda district, arrested

According to police, the accused and the victim reside in the same lane and the latter is a regular visitor to the former's residence, where he used to play.

published on : 6th April 2022

Warden in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvannamalai held after kids reveal sexual abuse to 1098

A Childline officer said A Duraipandian, the warden, hails from Thoothukudi district and had worked at the home for over two years.

published on : 14th March 2022

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
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