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Ludhiana: 6-year-old kidnapped, raped; undergoes 2 surgeries due to brutal injuries

Police said that the accused allegedly kidnapped the child from her home when she was sleeping with her parents at around 1 am in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. According to the police, he then took her to the bushes in an isolated area nearby and raped her.

Social stigma sidelining child rape victims: Report

The report stated that rape victims, mostly girls, suffer from different types of illness, like lower abdominal pain, anaemia or weakness, for which 81% of the parents are “unable to meet healthcare challenges of their children due to lack of money”.


Bulandshahr: Three held for rape of 13-year-old

On the evening of March 11, the accused broke into the classroom of a government school and left the victim in a drugged state, SSP N Kolanchi said.

Lucknow: Madrasa teacher held for ‘raping, impregnating minor’

Subodh Saxena, Station House Officer (SHO), Dhaulana police station, said the victim’s father said his daughter had joined a madrasa around a year ago. A few days ago, family members noticed changes in the girl’s health.

Gurgaon: Man who raped, killed 3-yr-old targeted seven girls earlier, says police

“The accused would target young girls who came to eat at bhandaaras or collect prashad at temples and were unaccompanied by adults. After sexually assaulting them, he would murder them,” said DCP (Crime) Sumit Kumar.

Odisha: 10-year-old girl allegedly abducted from home, raped

Three burglars entered the house by breaking the lock of the main door when the members of the family were sleeping.


65-yr-old arrested for raping 4-year-old in North Tripura

The minor girl was lured by the accused at a village in North Tripura district on the pretext of giving her chocolates.

Kathua victim’s parents trek back, delay return

The mother of the girl adds that they can’t discount the “threat”. Seeking 24X7 police presence, she says, “Family members of those arrested have been instigating the villagers.”

MP: HC commutes death penalty awarded to child rapist to life term

The minor was on her way to her aunt’s place when Bhagirath Patel took her to a temple and raped her. He was arrested a day later and the chargesheet filed three days later. A POCSO court awarded him capital punishment on July 7.

‘Mom, Dad, what does rape mean?’

We live in cruel world, a world where rape culture is prevalent. Victims are blamed for sexual abuse and male sexual violence is normalised. Violence against anyone can never be normal and children need to know that.

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How safe children are in India: News in Numbers

Crimes against children have increased by 14% in India from 2014 to 2016. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Plenty of evidence to show death penalty for child rapists is no deterrent

The government's proposal to modify the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act or POCSO Act and ensure death penalty for child rapists has many problems. Shalini Nair reports.