Child abuse

Two-year-old girl's body found stuffed in bag at neighbour's home in UP

The neighbour, who is suspected to have smothered the child to death, is absconding. The victim's family lived in the same building as tenants.

published on : 10th April 2023

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

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