Sexual abuse
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80% of survivors want their abusers arrested: Study

According to the study, while 83% of the survivors and 73% of the community members believe domestic violence is punishable under criminal law, only 61% of service providers believe so.

published on : 25th January 2023
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Babita Phogat meets protesting wrestlers in Delhi with 'message from Centre'

Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sakshee Malikkh, Punia among others have been sitting on a silent protest at Jantar Mantar for the second day today.

published on : 19th January 2023
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Though faulted, Benedict turned Vatican around on sex abuse

"In our view, Pope Benedict XVI is taking decades of the church's darkest secrets to his grave with him," said SNAP, the main U.S.-based group of clergy abuse survivors.

published on : 1st January 2023
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Kevin Spacey due in UK court on new sex offence charges

In July, Spacey, 63, pleaded not guilty to five similar charges against three men between 2005 and 2013 in London and Gloucestershire, western England.

published on : 16th December 2022
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Make a run against child sexual abuse: Jonty Rhodes

All the billion people in the country must make this one run — by educating and creating awareness among children about good and bad touch.

published on : 13th December 2022
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Malayalam actor Swasika draws flak for her statements #MeToo, Women in Cinema collective

"I don't think anyone will be forcefully raped in this industry. I don't think we need organisations like WCC," the actor said in a recent interaction with a media outlet.

published on : 9th December 2022
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Women told to be aware of Acts on sexual abuse

The collector also stated that Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy protecting women in the state by introducing Disha App.

published on : 7th December 2022
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Acquittals in Pocso cases 7 times higher than convictions in AP: Study

Of the total POCSO cases disposed in Andhra Pradesh, only 7.25% of them ended in convictions, while 56.15% were acquittals.

published on : 2nd December 2022
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CBI searches in Delhi, Tiruchirappalli in online circulation of child sexual abuse material case

The agency has registered two separate cases related to CSAM circulation on the basis of inputs provided by Interpol, they said.

published on : 1st December 2022
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Sexual abuse of kids in schools: TN told to implement laws strictly

School edu dept told to ensure formation of internal complaints committee in schools

published on : 30th November 2022
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Adoor Prakash gets clean chit in sexual abuse case

The CBI filed its report on Saturday where the agency said it had scant evidence to prosecute the MP in the case.

published on : 28th November 2022
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Sexual abuse cases reported in AP despite stern laws: NTR Collector

He said that the women are subjected to sexual abuses and rapes even though the State government is imposing stern laws to protect women.

published on : 26th November 2022
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Chennai Class X boy sexually assaulted by classmates, hospitalized; no FIR yet

The victim's parents lodged a police complaint. However, an FIR has not been registered. The police have filed the complaint in the CSR. A probe is on.

published on : 24th November 2022
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POCSO Act: Survivors’ needs come first

Hyper-focused on punishing the accused, stakeholders often push the needs of survivors to the backseat.

published on : 21st November 2022
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Murugha seer denies sexual abuse charges

The police investigation reveals that another minor girl at Akkamahadevi hostel of the mutt also suffered sexual abuse.

published on : 12th November 2022
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Video of Vellore CMC students ragging juniors go viral, seven suspended

One of the victims, a first-year MBBS student, in an online post, made a detailed account of ragging that was taking place on the campus and alleged there was physical and sexual abuse.

published on : 9th November 2022
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No relief, Kerala lets sexual abuse victims down

A tribal woman, who was sexually abused as a minor, faced the same problem when she came to the court last week.

published on : 9th November 2022
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Man held for sexually abusing minor

The accused has been identified as Shaik Hafeez (48), an electrician from Old RR Pet under Kothapet police station limits.

published on : 8th November 2022
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Two men impersonate as cops, abuse minor girl in Kerala

The police said the two men approached her impersonating as shadow policemen and forcefully took her to the lodge and abused her.

published on : 6th November 2022
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Rape case: SC to hear plea against anticipatory bail for ex-Andaman & Nicobar Chief Secretary

Former Andaman & Nicobar Chief Secretary Jitendra Narain is facing allegations of gang rape and sexual abuse. The Delhi HC had granted Narain interim protection from arrest till October 28.

published on : 31st October 2022
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