User: shawetaanand Topic: Child Trafficking
Category: Legal Protection
Last updated: Aug 17 2018 21:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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80-Year-Old Maharashtra Man Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Minor Girl 17.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
An 80-year-old man from Kalyan in Thane district was today arrested for allegedly molesting a ten-year-old girl.
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Prez okays law to award death for raping girls below 12 yrs 12.8.2018 Rediff: News
The Act will further amend the Indian Penal Code, Indian Evidence Act, 1872, the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.
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Law Allowing Death Penalty For Rape Of Children Cleared By President 12.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018, that provides for stringent punishment, including death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age...
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President Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 12.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The Home Ministry drafted Criminal Law (Amendment) Act stipulates stringent punishment for perpetrators of rape, particularly of girls below 16 and 12 years.
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"When Will This Stop?" Top Court On Rapes In Shelter Homes 10.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The Supreme Court today expressed serious concern over recent cases of rape and sexual abuse of women at shelter homes in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and asked when these horrific incidents would stop.
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In Bihar Child Rapes Case, Licence Of NGO Run By Brajesh Thakur Cancelled 10.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The Bihar government has cancelled the registration of Brajesh Thakur's NGO, which ran the infamous shelter home in Muzaffarpur where 34 girls were allegedly raped over a period of time. The sale of...
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Bank accounts of accused in Muzaffarpur shelter home case frozen 10.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
According to Muzaffarpur District Registration Officer Sanjay Kumar, the orders to freeze the bank accounts and ban the sale or purchase of any movable or immovable assets of the Seva Sankalp Evam Vikas Samiti were passed by District Magistrate Mohammad Sohail on August 7 and 8.
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When will rapes, sexual abuse of women at shelters stop, asks SC 10.8.2018 Rediff: News
Besides Pratapgarh, incidents of rape and sexual abuse of women and girls at shelter homes run by NGOs have also surfaced recently in Muzaffarpur in Bihar and Deoria in Uttar Pradesh.
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"When Will This Stop?" Top On Court On Rapes In Shelter Homes 10.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Supreme Court today expressed serious concern over recent cases of rape and sexual abuse of women at shelter homes in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and asked when these horrific incidents would stop.
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PENCIL online portal for effective enforcement of the Child Labour Act and NCLP Scheme 10.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per 2011 census, there are 43.53 lakh main workers in the age group of 5-14 years in various occupation and process including domestic work in the country. As per Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government is following a multi-pronged trategy for elimination of child labour.
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More than one lakhs cases registered under Sexual Abuse, POCSO Act 2012 from 2014-2016 9.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per National Crime Records Bureau, a total of 34,449, 34,505 and 36,022 cases registered under Sexual Abuse/Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 in 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively for crime against children accounting 0.2% in 2015 over 2014 and 4.4% in 2016 over 2015.
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WCD Ministry has asked all States/UTs to complete inspection of all CCIs and related facilities by 15th September, 2018: Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi 9.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Government has always taken note of any irregularity, including condition of Juvenile homes, as and when brought to the notice and have taken prompt and due action. The details of fine/action taken against the institutions given below.
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UP, Bihar Among States Resisting Social Audit At Shelter Homes 9.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Bihar and Uttar Pradesh governments have been resisting social audits by national child rights body NCPCR at their 316 child care institutions, which house over 7,000 children, according to a senior...
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Dr. R. G Anandappointed Member, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights. 9.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India has appointed Dr. R. G Anand as Member, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights with effect from 13th July 2018 for a period of three years, or until on attaining the age of 60 years, or until further orders, wherever is the earlier.
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HRD Ministry issued guidelines for ensuring safety and security of school children 9.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE), 2016-17 (Provisional), 0.67% schools are having building in dilapidated condition and 7.73% of classrooms in schools across the country require major repairs.
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Centre Orders Audit Of Over 9,000 Child Care Homes In 60 Days: Official 8.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Women and Child Development Ministry has ordered social audit of over 9,000 child care institutions across the country in the next 60 days, a senior official said today, after reports of alleged...
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Top Court Asks Centre To Apprise It About Social Audit Of Shelter Homes 8.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Women and Child Development to place before it the data of social audit and survey conducted at around 3,000 shelter homes across the country.
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Muzaffarpur shelter-home horror: Girls getting raped left, right & centre - SC slams Bihar govt 8.8.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Upset with the lackadaisical attitude of the government, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday said that women and girls are getting raped "left, right and centre" across the country. The SC pulled up the Bihar government for funding an NGO that runs the Muzaffarpur shelter home, where girls were raped and sexually abused. "It (Muzaffarpur) is a horrific incident. We do not want such incidents to repeat in future," the SC bench said about the Muzaffarpur case in which over 30 girls were allegedly raped at the shelter home run by Brajesh Thakur, the chief of the state-funded NGO. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur asked the Ministry of Women and Child Development to apprise it about the steps that need to be taken to prevent sexual abuse of minors in shelter homes across the country. "What is to be done? Girls and women are getting raped left, right and centre. As per the NCRB (National Crime Records Bureau) data, 38,947 cases of rape were reported in 2016 which means four women are raped every day," the ...
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Kerala Tuition Teacher Arrested For Sexually Abusing Minor Girl 7.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 55-year old tuition teacher was arrested today on the charge of sexually abusing a minor girl student at nearby Palode, police said.
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Women getting raped left, right and centre, says anguished Supreme Court 7.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
An anguished Supreme Court today said that women and girls are getting raped "left, right and centre" across the country as it cited the National Crime Records Bureau data on four such incidents being reported per day, and stressed that action has to be taken stop such crimes. The court directed that minor victims of such crimes should not be interviewed, except by the State child rights bodies, as it would have serious impact on their welfare and mental wellbeing, and also asked the print, electronic and social media not to publish or display photos of victims of sexual abuses, even in a blurred or morphed form, in any case across the country. The apex court termed as "horrific" the case of alleged sexual abuse of girls in an NGO-run shelter home at Muzaffarpur in Bihar and pulled up the state government for funding such institution without verifying its credentials. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur asked the Ministry of Women and Child Development to apprise it about the proposed steps to be ...
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