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Online searches for child sexual abuse content rose 95% in India during Covid-19

More than one in three respondents (34%) had been asked to do something sexually explicit online they were uncomfortable with during their childhood.
The rise in child ‘self-generated’ sexual material is another trend that challenges the existing response with the Internet Watch Foundation observing a 77% increase in such material from 2019 to 2020. (Representational photo / iStock)
The rise in child ‘self-generated’ sexual material is another trend that challenges the existing response with the Internet Watch Foundation observing a 77% increase in such material from 2019 to 2020. (Representational photo / iStock)
Published on Oct 19, 2021 11:24 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Nine-year-old boy in Tripura allegedly sexually abused by private tutor

Police said the child’s mother lodged a complaint 1o days after her son had been assaulted.
The child told his mother about the assault more than a week after it happened.(Representational image/AFP FILE PHOTO)
The child told his mother about the assault more than a week after it happened.(Representational image/AFP FILE PHOTO)
Published on Dec 03, 2020 12:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman

Church of England failed to protect children from sexual abuse: Report

The report, published by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, also found examples of clergymen being ordained despite a history of child sexual offenses.
A report shows that in the Church of England there were 390 people who were either members of the clergy or in positions of trust associated with the church had been convicted of sexual offences against children. In this picture, Shoppers walk in front of St Martin’s church outside the Bullring Shopping center in Birmingham, UK.(Bloomberg)
A report shows that in the Church of England there were 390 people who were either members of the clergy or in positions of trust associated with the church had been convicted of sexual offences against children. In this picture, Shoppers walk in front of St Martin’s church outside the Bullring Shopping center in Birmingham, UK.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Oct 07, 2020 12:08 AM IST
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London | By Associated Press | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar

Self-generated videos of child sex abuse surfacing online: Report

The IWF, a group that takes down such content when reported, said it acted against 37,112 cases of self-generated images and videos of child sex abuse online between January and November last year.
The IWF, a group that takes down such content when reported, said it acted against 37,112 cases of self-generated images and videos of child sex abuse online between January and November last year. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The IWF, a group that takes down such content when reported, said it acted against 37,112 cases of self-generated images and videos of child sex abuse online between January and November last year. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jan 19, 2020 03:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya, New Delhi

Second Odisha tribal school girl found pregnant in two days

The latest discovery was made during a routine health check-up by a special team of doctors from Koraput after which the girl was sent to a hospital for medical examination.
The girl student of a Koraput triabl residential school was found to be seven-months pregnant during a medical check-up.(HT Photo/Representative)
The girl student of a Koraput triabl residential school was found to be seven-months pregnant during a medical check-up.(HT Photo/Representative)
Updated on Dec 08, 2019 08:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

‘Sensitise kids on sexual abuse in school assembly’: DCPCR

Analysing complaints of child sexual abuse it has received in the last two years, the commission concluded that in as many as 11% cases , the school was either where the crime took place or the offender was someone from the school.
DCPCR observed that in about 70% of the cases of child sexual abuse, the offender was known to the victim(HT File)
DCPCR observed that in about 70% of the cases of child sexual abuse, the offender was known to the victim(HT File)
Published on Feb 12, 2019 02:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar, New Delhi

Supreme Court asks Centre to frame rules to handle child pornographycases

This order comes on a PIL filed by Non-Government Organisation (NGO) Prajwala seeking the top court’s intervention in stopping circulation of child pornography and sexual assault videos.
A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 23, 2018 12:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Businessman arrested for groping minor girl in cinema in Kerala town

CCTV visuals from the theatre showed the middle-aged man, Moyideen Kutty, groping the 10-year-old girl next to him for more than two hours. 
Police did not act on the molestation complaint for more than two weeks. They filed an FIR only on Saturday after a news channel aired the CCTV visuals.(AP/File Photo)
Police did not act on the molestation complaint for more than two weeks. They filed an FIR only on Saturday after a news channel aired the CCTV visuals.(AP/File Photo)
Published on May 12, 2018 11:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent

Maneka Gandhi responds to online petition, forms panel to study male child sexual abuse

Last year, filmmakers Insia Dariwala started an online petition, demanding authorities order an in-depth study on male child sexual abuse in India.
Women and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi(HT file photo)
Women and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi(HT file photo)
Updated on Apr 27, 2018 08:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
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