In the past eight months, the police were able to register 38 cases and arrest 650 men through the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) and IT Acts.
Unknown to many, child pornography has established a deep-rooted network in Kerala. In the beginning, police officers tasked to track the menace were clueless of the dark underbelly they were stepping
Childline got information about the same and the volunteers of the helpline rescued her on November 10.
On World Day for Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, experts ask educators and parents to actively engage in the talk about sex and sexuality
The rise of the Internet over the past two decades has also increased the risk of sexual exploitation of children. The new unit will focus on combating this threat.
City police commissioner A K Viswanathan inaugurated the scheme ‘Thozhi’ on Friday in a bid to reach out to the victims of child abuse.
The cleric was arrested on Friday after the medical examination of the child proved sexual abuse, police said.
It is the final avenue for the 78-year-old -- who is serving a six-year sentence for sexually assaulting two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral in the 1990s -- to get out of jail.
Earlier, the police had registered a case against the parents and the mother’s lover, based on a complaint lodged by the District Child Protection unit.
As many as 147 cases were registered under the Act up to April this year alone;of these, 97 cases were registered in rural limits and 50 in city limits
At least some cases can be avoided with timely help and an understanding of mental health.
Though villagers had assured the girl’s parents to solve the matter and punish the teacher, they failed to take any action.
Peter John Dalglish, 62, from Canada, a former high-profile humanitarian worker, was sentenced to two terms of nine and six years in two cases of child sexual abuse after being convicted.
In yet another incident of children falling prey to sexual violence, an eight-year-old girl was allegedly sexually abused by a man at LB Nagar on Sunday.
A four-year-old girl was allegedly sexually abused by two of her neighbours at Rajendranagar under the Cyberabad police limits.