child abuse

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

Portugal: Church sex abuse panel unearths over 200 cases

The allegations are from people born between 1933 and 2006 and tell of psychological torment kept secret for decades, the Independent Committee for the Study of Child Abuse in the Church said.

published on : 10th February 2022

Child abuse cases in Japan hit new record in 2021

The number of overall offenses in Japan in the recording period, however, hit a record low at 568,148 cases, falling for the seventh successive year, the NPA said.

published on : 3rd February 2022
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