Child Sexual Abuse

Steely resolve to nab culprits of child sexual abuse: Manoj Abraham, ADG

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.

published on : 1st December 2019

Entrapped on Dark Net: Paedophiles using online anonymity to spread child pornography

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

published on : 1st December 2019

Tiruvannamalai police nab Nigerian national, pastor for sexually assaulting schoolgirl

Childline got information about the same and the volunteers of the helpline rescued her on November 10.

published on : 26th November 2019

Speak out on child sexual abuse as culture of silence puts kids at risk

On World Day for Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, experts ask educators and parents to actively engage in the talk about sex and sexuality

published on : 19th November 2019

New CBI special unit to crack down on online child sexual abuse

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.

published on : 15th November 2019

Chennai Police assign women personnel to provide counselling for victims of child sexual abuse

City police commissioner A K Viswanathan inaugurated the scheme ‘Thozhi’ on Friday in a bid to reach out to the victims of child abuse.

published on : 8th November 2019

Cleric arrested in Pakistan for sexually molesting student

The cleric was arrested on Friday after the medical examination of the child proved sexual abuse, police said.

published on : 21st September 2019

Cardinal Geroge Pell files High Court appeal against child sex conviction

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.

published on : 17th September 2019

Probe reveals Vellore toddler was sexually abused by mom’s lover

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.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Mounting POCSO cases a worry in Thiruvananthapuram

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

published on : 2nd August 2019

Child sexual abuse: Mental health, degeneration in society are major causes, say experts

At least some cases can be avoided with timely help and an understanding of mental health.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Student, mother stage dharna demanding arrest of teacher in Odisha

Though villagers had assured the girl’s parents to solve the matter and punish the teacher, they failed to take any action.

published on : 25th July 2019

Former UN official jailed for abusing children in Nepal

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.

published on : 9th July 2019

Man sexually abuses 8-year-old girl in Hyderabad's LB Nagar, arrested 

 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.

published on : 8th July 2019

Four-year-old sexually abused by neighbours

A four-year-old girl was allegedly sexually abused by two of her neighbours at Rajendranagar under the Cyberabad police limits.

published on : 5th July 2019
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