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NCRB says over 99% crimes registered in 2020 under POCSO Act were against girls

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.
A deeper analysis of the cases reported under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act showed that crimes against adolescent girls within the 16 to 18 age group were the highest at 14,092, followed by 10,949 crimes against girls within the 12 to 16 age group.(PTI)
A deeper analysis of the cases reported under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act showed that crimes against adolescent girls within the 16 to 18 age group were the highest at 14,092, followed by 10,949 crimes against girls within the 12 to 16 age group.(PTI)
Published on Oct 11, 2021 02:17 PM IST
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PTI | , New Delhi

Children who experience abuse or neglect likely to die in adulthood: Study

  • 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. 
Children who experience sexual, physical abuse or neglect likely to die in adulthood: Study(Unsplash (For representation purpose only))
Children who experience sexual, physical abuse or neglect likely to die in adulthood: Study(Unsplash (For representation purpose only))
Published on Sep 26, 2021 08:57 AM IST
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French victims of child abuse speak out in new #MeToo wave

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.
The move comes in the wake of child abuse accusations involving a prominent French political expert.(Pixabay)
The move comes in the wake of child abuse accusations involving a prominent French political expert.(Pixabay)
Published on Jan 22, 2021 11:25 AM IST
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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.
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Updated on Dec 06, 2020 07:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Madhusree Ghosh

Online child sex abuse witnesses a spike worldwide amid Covid-19 pandemic

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.
Covid-19 lockdowns drive spike in online child abuse(Twitter/tasblegal)
Covid-19 lockdowns drive spike in online child abuse(Twitter/tasblegal)
Published on Dec 02, 2020 10:43 AM IST
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Brisbane, Australia | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Ensure the safety of vulnerable children

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
Trafficking and child abuse must be treated as more than just a legal problem. It has to be tackled at the community level(Hindustan Times)
Trafficking and child abuse must be treated as more than just a legal problem. It has to be tackled at the community level(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 22, 2020 07:27 PM IST
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Surge in domestic child abuse during Covid-19 pandemic: Study

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.
Ten children (six boys and four girls) with suspected abusive head trauma presented for treatment during March-April. Their ages ranged from 17 days to 13 months old.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Ten children (six boys and four girls) with suspected abusive head trauma presented for treatment during March-April. Their ages ranged from 17 days to 13 months old.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 03, 2020 02:56 PM IST
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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.
Priyanka Chopra is passionate about child rights and has been working with Unicef since 2006.
Priyanka Chopra is passionate about child rights and has been working with Unicef since 2006.
Updated on Jun 10, 2020 09:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk

Mental health consequences of physical distancing decoded by researchers

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.
Scientists, including those from Boston University School of Public Health in the US, said large-scale disasters, whether traumatic such as mass shootings, natural phenomena like hurricanes, or environmental disasters like the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, are almost always accompanied by increases in depression.(Unsplash)
Scientists, including those from Boston University School of Public Health in the US, said large-scale disasters, whether traumatic such as mass shootings, natural phenomena like hurricanes, or environmental disasters like the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, are almost always accompanied by increases in depression.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 12, 2020 06:46 PM IST
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Four held in Pune for undressing teenager, urinating upon him and sharing video

The 15-year-old had gone out to attend a community celebration on Thursday when the incident took place
The teenager was found in an unconscious state near the railway track in Manjri and rushed to Sassoon General Hospital.(REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
The teenager was found in an unconscious state near the railway track in Manjri and rushed to Sassoon General Hospital.(REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 16, 2020 05:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent

Childhood abuse to adolescent experimentation with cigarettes. Here’s how

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.
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.
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
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Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International

Tripura man held for rape-murder of daughter’s 6-yr-old friend

Deep strangulation marks were found on the girl’s throat and there were injury marks on her private parts as well, police said.
The dead girl was a friend of the accused man’s daughter and had gone to his house to play with her.(Representational Photo)
The dead girl was a friend of the accused man’s daughter and had gone to his house to play with her.(Representational Photo)
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 04:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman

Carpenter held for inappropriately touching 10-year-old girl in Pune

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.
The girl told her mother about the incident who then submitted a written complaint to the police.(Representational Photo)
The girl told her mother about the incident who then submitted a written complaint to the police.(Representational Photo)
Updated on Feb 18, 2020 04:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent

4-year-old abducted, raped: Police

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.
A four-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and raped by a relative in a village in Jayashankar Bhoopalpalli district of Telangana.(HT photo)
A four-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and raped by a relative in a village in Jayashankar Bhoopalpalli district of Telangana.(HT photo)
Published on Jan 03, 2020 03:25 AM IST
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Karimnagar (Telangana) | By Press Trust of India

Punjab school bus conductor to stay in jail till death for raping 4-yr-old

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.
The court said there would be no remission in the sentence of the convict.(airdone)
The court said there would be no remission in the sentence of the convict.(airdone)
Updated on Dec 03, 2019 06:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Sangrur | By Avtar Singh, Sangrur

Two teens arrested for gang raping and extorting money from a Mumbai minor

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.
The victim confided in her parents, when she could not handle the harassment.(Representative Photo)
The victim confided in her parents, when she could not handle the harassment.(Representative Photo)
Updated on Nov 23, 2019 12:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Suraj Ojha

Goa’s governor Satya Pal Malik calls for ending child abuse

In his Children’s Day message, the governor also called upon protection of children from the negative impact of urbanisation, industrialisation, commercialisation and materialism.
Goa’s governor Satya Pal Malik.(PTI file)
Goa’s governor Satya Pal Malik.(PTI file)
Published on Nov 14, 2019 03:04 PM IST
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Panaji | By Press Trust of India

5-year-old raped, murdered in MP village

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.”
A five-year-old girl was raped, tortured and murdered in Barwani district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Thursday.(HT Photo)
A five-year-old girl was raped, tortured and murdered in Barwani district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 04:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent

Rethinking the legal regime against child abuse

Rather than stricter provisions, enforce the current law, be sensitive to victims, and ensure certainty of punishment
In 2016, more than 36,000 cases were registered under Pocso. But trials commenced only in 6,449 cases. Verdicts were passed in 911 cases, an abysmal 4% of the total cases(REUTERS)
In 2016, more than 36,000 cases were registered under Pocso. But trials commenced only in 6,449 cases. Verdicts were passed in 911 cases, an abysmal 4% of the total cases(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 11, 2019 07:24 PM IST
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Ajmer man who raped, impregnated daughter arrested

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.
The father of a teenaged rape survivor, who underwent an abortion in Ajmer last year, was on Saturday arrested for allegedly sexually abusing his daughter, the Rajasthan police said on Sunday.
The father of a teenaged rape survivor, who underwent an abortion in Ajmer last year, was on Saturday arrested for allegedly sexually abusing his daughter, the Rajasthan police said on Sunday.
Updated on Aug 26, 2019 07:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent, Jaipur

Stringent steps are needed to curb sexual abuse of children

Awareness campaigns, workshops in schools, engaging with families and communities, besides better policing, will go a long way in curbing sexual abuse of children.
Strong and effective policing and working of the justice system is crucial to curb cases of sexual abuse of children.(AP)
Strong and effective policing and working of the justice system is crucial to curb cases of sexual abuse of children.(AP)
Published on Aug 22, 2019 01:06 PM IST
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UP man arrested for raping 3-year-old in Panipat

The girl has been admitted to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science in Rohtak, where her condition is said to be critical.
The victim went missing from the Panipat railway station where she was her parents. Later she was found at an isolated place.(Representative Image)
The victim went missing from the Panipat railway station where she was her parents. Later she was found at an isolated place.(Representative Image)
Published on Aug 22, 2019 12:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Karnal | By HT Correspondent, Karnal

Home tutor arrested for molesting Class 12 student in Pune

The incident took place two years ago at the victim’s residence; tutor used to teach the girl Physics
The Vishrantwadi police on Monday arrested a home tutor for allegedly molesting a Class 12 student.(PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSE ONLY)
The Vishrantwadi police on Monday arrested a home tutor for allegedly molesting a Class 12 student.(PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSE ONLY)
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 04:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent

Noble laureate Kailash Satyarthi calls for UN convention to stop digital child abuse

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.
Noble laureate Kailash Satyarthi has called for a UN convention to address the issue of digital child sexual abuse and trafficking.(HT File Photo)
Noble laureate Kailash Satyarthi has called for a UN convention to address the issue of digital child sexual abuse and trafficking.(HT File Photo)
Published on Aug 17, 2019 03:09 PM IST
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Singapore | By Press Trust of India

South Delhi ‘rapist’: A quiet man who liked playing ludo

“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.
The 45-year-old school sweeper, who was nabbed on Thursday for raping a five-year-old school girl, usually kept to himself and was quiet by nature, claimed residents of a south Delhi slum, where the man lives with his family.
The 45-year-old school sweeper, who was nabbed on Thursday for raping a five-year-old school girl, usually kept to himself and was quiet by nature, claimed residents of a south Delhi slum, where the man lives with his family.
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 06:01 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz

DAV hosts workshop on the evil of bullying

Important or interesting events that took place in Delhi-NCR schools recently
Concepts such as good touch and bad touch, eve-teasing and child abuse were discussed(HT)
Concepts such as good touch and bad touch, eve-teasing and child abuse were discussed(HT)
Updated on Aug 09, 2019 12:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

‘I was 6 when father started molesting me’: Rajasthan teen raped for 10 years

The victim also alleged that her father, who is a teacher, raped one of his students who used to come for home tuition.
The girl writes in her diary that whenever she asked her father why he does that, the accused used to convince her by saying that it’s a relationship of love between a father and a daughter.(AFP Photo)
The girl writes in her diary that whenever she asked her father why he does that, the accused used to convince her by saying that it’s a relationship of love between a father and a daughter.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 12:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Jaykishan Sharma

Two Class 6 boys sexually abuse 11-year-old classmate in Navi Mumbai: Police

The victim narrated the incident to his parents, who approached the police on Sunday.
Police registered the FIR as soon as we received the complaint from the victim’s family.(AFP)
Police registered the FIR as soon as we received the complaint from the victim’s family.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 09:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai | By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan, Navi Mumbai

Ghaziabad trader held for repeatedly raping two girls aged 9 and 10

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.
Child abuse. HT photo
Child abuse. HT photo
Published on Jul 21, 2019 03:55 AM IST
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Ghaziabad | By HT Correspondent

Nine-year-old resists molestation attempt, strangled

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.
A nine-year-old girl, who resisted to being molested by a 22-year-old, was strangled to death by the suspect in east Delhi’s Shakkarpur.(Representative image)
A nine-year-old girl, who resisted to being molested by a 22-year-old, was strangled to death by the suspect in east Delhi’s Shakkarpur.(Representative image)
Updated on Jul 21, 2019 10:07 AM IST
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