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Watch: Coping with childhood abuse and trauma

February 14, 2020 3:51 pm

Parents need to have the right approach towards child abuse and these tips might help.

Chandigarh POCSO court swiftest among UTs: NCRB

January 12, 2020 4:03 am

The Chandigarh POCSO court has been presided over by Additional District and Sessions Judge Poonam R Joshi from April 26, 2017 onwards.

Mumbai: Court orders FIR against mother of child sexual abuse victim

January 08, 2020 4:46 am

Special Judge A D Deo last Saturday directed the registrar of the Dindoshi court to lodge an FIR against the victim’s mother “for adducing false evidence”.

Explained: How the POCSO Act has been amended

August 10, 2019 8:38 pm

The Act has removed the words "communal or sectarian violence", which had punishment for a person who sexually abused a child during the course of such violence. The words have been replaced with "violence during any natural calamity or in similar situations".

Death included in child abuse law, sexual assault definition widened

July 11, 2019 7:41 am

The amendments cover 21 kinds of sexual crimes that come under the definition of aggravated penetrative sexual assault against children.

Mumbai: Four held in child selling racket, cops say accused part of interstate gang

July 09, 2019 4:24 am

While three persons arrested from Delhi are relatives, the crime branch officers obtained the custody of a fourth person, Julehuma Dalvi (32), from Byculla women’s jail.

Child labour cases: trend shows decline, govt says will eradicate it

July 02, 2019 5:55 am

Minister of State (independent charge) for Labour & Employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar said the central government has taken cognisance of the practice of child labor still going on in various parts of the country in spite of a ban.

How to keep your child safe at home and outside

March 01, 2019 10:59 am

In today's technology-driven world, bullying and abuse have taken many forms. Children have regular access to the internet and mobile phones, which are great tools of learning for them, but they can also pose a grave risk.

United Nations urges Japan to let children be children

February 08, 2019 12:13 am

Japan was shocked last March by the death of 5-year-old Yua Funato, who left handwritten notes seeking forgiveness from her abusive parents. The UN panel said children should have access to a 24/7 helpline.

Childhood trauma can affect health across a lifetime. Watch video

December 11, 2018 6:07 pm

High levels of trauma can triple the risk of heart disease and lung cancer.

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SC orders Parliament to discuss chemical castration for child abusers

January 11, 2016 10:42 am

New delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Parliament to discuss a petition filed by lawyer Mahalaxmi Pavani against offenders who commit heinous crimes against infants. Pavani on Monday said that there are many laws against rapists but the punishments mentioned in these laws are not enough for pedophiles.