An analysis of the latest NCRB data by NGO Child Rights and You (CRY) revealed that among 28,327 children who were victims of crimes reported under the POCSO Act, 28,058 were girls.
Published on Oct 11, 2021 02:17 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
- A new study links child abuse or neglect to early death in adulthood. It says that children who experience sexual or physical abuse or neglect are more likely to die in middle age - that is, between 45 and 58.
Published on Sep 26, 2021 08:57 AM IST
ANI | , London [uk]
The French government pledged on Thursday to toughen laws on the rape of children after a massive online movement saw hundreds of victims share accounts about sexual abuse within their families.
Published on Jan 22, 2021 11:25 AM IST
I think some people hire me only for my eyes: Shefali Shah on craft, passion and the Delhi Crime Emmy win
“At the Sundance Film Festival, I heard a couple of people ask, ‘Is she the real cop who cracked the case?’ I felt that was a win,” the 47-year-old actor says.
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 07:39 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Madhusree Ghosh
Covid-19 lockdowns created the perfect storm for increases in online sexual exploitation of children and from slums in the Philippines to Australia’s suburbs, the cross-border crime has mushroomed as offenders take advantage of school closures and lockdowns to reach children - either in person or via social media, gaming sites and the dark web.
Published on Dec 02, 2020 10:43 AM IST
Brisbane, Australia | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
In these fraught times, children, especially the girl child, are much more vulnerable to trafficking. The government has to figure out more proactive ways to save them from the dangers that Covid-19 has heightened
Updated on Aug 22, 2020 07:27 PM IST
In just one month, the number of new cases rose by 1493% compared with the same period in the previous three years, pointing to a “silent pandemic” in 2020, suggest the authors.
Updated on Jul 03, 2020 02:56 PM IST
London, United Kingdom | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar
Priyanka Chopra raises her voice against child abuse, saddened by ‘so many horror stories’ she has heard
Priyanka Chopra condemned child abuse in a tweet and urged everyone to report any instances that they witness.
Updated on Jun 10, 2020 09:18 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
As people across the world adopt physical distancing measures to slow down the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers have assessed the consequences that self-isolation will have for mental health and well-being in both the short and long term.
Updated on Apr 12, 2020 06:46 PM IST
Boston | By Press Trust of India
The 15-year-old had gone out to attend a community celebration on Thursday when the incident took place
Updated on Mar 16, 2020 05:34 PM IST
Physical abuse of children especially when they’re toddlers or teens, dramatically increases the odds that their adolescent experimentation with cigarettes will lead to a heavy smoking habit.
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 11:19 AM IST
Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
Deep strangulation marks were found on the girl’s throat and there were injury marks on her private parts as well, police said.
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 04:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
The family of the child had hired him to fix a plumbing problem in their house in Wakad on Sunday afternoon when the complainant, who is a housewife, was home with her daughter.
Updated on Feb 18, 2020 04:34 PM IST
Speaking on condition of anonymity, police officials said the girl, along with her mother and grandmother, was asleep in their house in Konampet village on Tuesday night when the accused, a 36-year-old relative of the girl, entered the house, took the child away and allegedly raped her.
Published on Jan 03, 2020 03:25 AM IST
Karimnagar (Telangana) | By Press Trust of India
On November 28, the court had convicted Kumar and acquitted three others — school in-charge Babita and two management members Jiwan Jain and Tarsem Lal.
Updated on Dec 03, 2019 06:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Sangrur | By Avtar Singh, Sangrur
The minor was lured to an isolated spot by one of the boys, who had befriended her, and filmed in a compromising position. He and his friend then raped the girl, threatening to upload the clip on social media if she resisted.
Updated on Nov 23, 2019 12:40 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Suraj Ojha
In his Children’s Day message, the governor also called upon protection of children from the negative impact of urbanisation, industrialisation, commercialisation and materialism.
Published on Nov 14, 2019 03:04 PM IST
Panaji | By Press Trust of India
Barwani superintendent of police, DR Teniwar, said, “The girl went missing on Tuesday evening. A neighbour found her body just 600 metres away from her house on Wednesday afternoon. The body was covered with mud.”
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 04:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
Rather than stricter provisions, enforce the current law, be sensitive to victims, and ensure certainty of punishment
Published on Sep 11, 2019 07:24 PM IST
By Shireen Vakil
The girl’s 28-week-old foetus was illegally aborted after a non-governmental organisation reported the rape to Ajmer’s district legal service authority even as her family spread rumours that the girl was possessed to save the accused, they added.
Updated on Aug 26, 2019 07:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent, Jaipur
Awareness campaigns, workshops in schools, engaging with families and communities, besides better policing, will go a long way in curbing sexual abuse of children.
Published on Aug 22, 2019 01:06 PM IST
By Kalpana Viswanath
The girl has been admitted to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science in Rohtak, where her condition is said to be critical.
Published on Aug 22, 2019 12:42 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Karnal | By HT Correspondent, Karnal
The incident took place two years ago at the victim’s residence; tutor used to teach the girl Physics
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 04:12 PM IST
Kailash Satyarthi said he was in talks with the government to lead in proposing a UN convention to stop the use of technology for child abuse.
Published on Aug 17, 2019 03:09 PM IST
Singapore | By Press Trust of India
“We’ve seen him around while growing up and our families have known each other for 30 years now,” said Palani Muthu, a salesman, who lives next to the house of the suspect.
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 06:01 PM IST
New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
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Updated on Aug 09, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
The victim also alleged that her father, who is a teacher, raped one of his students who used to come for home tuition.
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 12:34 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Jaykishan Sharma
The victim narrated the incident to his parents, who approached the police on Sunday.
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 09:53 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai | By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan, Navi Mumbai
The suspect, Subhash Yadav, a fruit seller, was booked for rape and also under the provisions of the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act at Ghaziabad’s Link Road police station.
Published on Jul 21, 2019 03:55 AM IST
Ghaziabad | By HT Correspondent
The incident took place in east Delhi’s Shakkarpur. The accused was arrested and the police await the autopsy to confirm if the girl was sexually assaulted.
Updated on Jul 21, 2019 10:07 AM IST
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent