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Man held for bid to sexually abuse 4-year-old in Ahmedabad, say police

August 24, 2021 1:09 am

According to police, the incident took place around 4 pm Sunday.

Bill Cosby refuses sex offender program, so is denied parole

May 29, 2021 10:37 am

Bill Cosby has been denied parole after refusing to participate in sex offender programs during his nearly three years in state prison in Pennsylvania.

Pune: Arrested for 'sexual abuse' of niece, woman & her partner test positive for Covid

August 11, 2020 11:23 pm

While the arrested tested positive for Covid-19 before being sent to judicial custody, a policeman who had come in contact with the couple has also tested positive for the infection.

Man gets 3-year jail for sexual abuse of child actor on Delhi-Mumbai flight

January 16, 2020 7:59 am

The 41-year-old man, was found guilty under sections pertaining to sexual harassment of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO)Act.

Watch: How to tackle child sexual abuse material on the internet

October 20, 2019 11:08 am

"The amount of content in circulation today is massive and growing. This is a truly global problem...Abusers are cheered on in chat rooms dedicated to the abuse of children, where they gain rank and notoriety with more abuse and more victims."

Derek O' Brien opening up about being abused as a child is a wake-up call for parents

July 26, 2019 4:00 pm

The MP recently recounted a personal incident of abuse as a child in the Rajya Sabha while debating on the the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) law.

Only two cases of child sexual abuse disposed in six months: Supreme Court

July 16, 2019 1:08 am

Senior Advocate V Giri told the Supreme Court that in most states, including those where the number of such cases was not overwhelming, the disposal rate was poor.

Mumbai: For sexually abusing 6-year-old, school guard gets 7-year jail term

July 12, 2019 12:35 pm

According to submissions made by special public prosecutor Surita Singh on September 3, 2014, the minor was at the time studying in Class II at a city school.

An Australian Cardinal received 6 years in prison for child sexual abuse. Here’s how other countries have punished abusive priests.

March 13, 2019 9:52 am

Law enforcement officials in some countries have become more willing in recent years to prosecute priest perpetrators, according to observers of the scandals.

Difficult Conversations: Talk to your kids about child sexual abuse

November 27, 2018 1:37 pm

What would you rather have—a child who cannot confide in you or a child who can trust you? As parents, there are a few things we need to keep in mind.


How safe children are in India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

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.