User: shawetaanand Topic: Child Trafficking
Category: Legal Protection
Last updated: Jul 27 2017 21:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Clarification regarding suggestions received by WCD Ministry on issues related to NRI Marriages 27.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 27: The Government of India has constituted an Expert Committee to look into the issues and difficulties faced by Indian nationals married to overseas nationals of Indian origin and suggest amendments in existing laws/policies/regulation.
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Clarification regarding suggestions received by WCD Ministry on issues related to NRI Marriages 27.7.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India has constituted an Expert Committee to look into the issues and difficulties faced by Indian nationals married to overseas nationals of Indian origin and suggest amendments in existing laws/policies/regulation.
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Man jailed for molesting daughters 27.7.2017 TOI: Cities
A special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSOA) court on Wednesday sentenced a 38-year-old man to three years in jail for molesting his minor daughters.
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Madras high court orders medical test for orphanage kids 27.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
The Madras high court has directed the state government to undertake medical examination of 38 children rescued from an unlicensed home in Ambattur following allegations of abuse.
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Get kids to report sexual harassment on POCSO e-box: CBSE to schools 26.7.2017 DNA: Top News
To address the rise in cases of sexual harassment faced by children in schools and elsewhere, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked schools to educate not just parents but also the children themselves. It has urged them to motivate children to report their complaints directly on POCSO e-box, an initiative by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). NCPCR had developed The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) e-Box to facilitate easy and direct reporting of sexual offences against and by children so that action can be taken under the POCSO Act, 2012.  A circular issued by CBSE has urged schools to popularise the e-box by talking about it during parent-teacher meetings, display related information on notice boards, school magazines and its walls and educate school counsellors and students during the regular assemblies. The schools have also been asked to screen a national award-winning film ‘Komal’ to create awareness among school children about ...
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Maharashtra, Rajasthan record highest cases of child marriage 23.7.2017 India Today| Must Read
As compared to 280 in 2014 and 293 in 2015, incidents of child marriage have shot up to 326 in the last year.
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Unenviable statistics for State to deal with 22.7.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Cases under Juvenile Justice, POCSO Acts on the rise
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Mentally retarded adult not a child: SC 22.7.2017 Hindu: National
‘Can’t give refuge under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act’
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Delhi lawyer held for extortion 21.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Gurugram, July 21 (Thursday) A lawyer has been arrested in Gurugram for extorting and threatening a man booked under The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act), police said on Friday.
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Christian priest held for sexual abuse of minor boys 19.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
A priest has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two minor boys at a children's home in Wayanad district. Fr. Saji Joseph, who had previously served as director of the children's home, had allegedly sexually assaulted the teenage boys
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Priest held on charges of sexually assaulting 2 minor boys 18.7.2017 Hindu: Home
A Christian priest in Kerala has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two minor boys of an orphanage for two years, the police said here on Tuesday.The victims were staying at Balbhavan in ...
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547 boys suffered massive abuse in German Catholic choir: Report 18.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
At least 547 children in Germany's world-famous Regensburger Domspatzen boy's choir have been confirmed as victims of sexual and physical abuse, a report on one of the biggest Catholic abuse scandals in the German history showed on Tuesday.
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Priest arrested for sexually assaulting two minor boys 18.7.2017 TOI: Cities
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Minors still tie the knot 14.7.2017 HBL: Home
Seventy districts in 13 States have high incidence of child marriages
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Man held for sexuallyassaulting LKG student 14.7.2017 Hindu: News
Fearing backlash, parents take time to file complaint
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State Bhawans asked to help trafficked kids 14.7.2017 Hindu: News
Child rights panel plans rehabilitation project for victims rescued from Delhi-NCR
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Panel on child rights received 47 sexual abuse cases since Jan 12.7.2017 deccanherald.com
Since the beginning of the year, the Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR) has received 47 complaints of sexual offences against children. Most of these children are girls between the ages of 6 and 12 and the crime is often perpetrated by relatives of the victim. After receiving the complaints, the commission directs the complainants to register the case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (Pocso) and assists them through processes such as medical examination and registration of the first information report (FIR). "Immediately after the registration of the FIR, the child is given Rs 5,000 as compensation. Some of these cases are now in court and some others have been settled," said Y Mariswamy, a member of the commission. He added that these 47 complaints are only those which the commission has received directly. In many instances, the complaint is registered directly with the police. Apart from Pocso cases, the commission also receives complaints about ...
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How to treat child-trafficking survivors? Panel to set norms 11.7.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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277% rise in rape cases in Delhi in 5 yrs as govt funds remain unused 11.7.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Govt initiatives falter as funds for improving women safety in public transport remain underutilised
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Mother files false rape case against hubby 11.7.2017 DNA: Opinion
A Delhi court has acquitted a man who remained on trial for three years on charges of raping his minor daughter. The order came on July 4 after the girl, now 12, herself told the court that a false case had been registered against him on the insistence of her mother. The girl told the court that her mother wanted to teach her husband a lesson following a fight between the couple. The mother had filed a complaint with the police, saying that she saw her husband disrobing their daughter and trying to rape her on July 6, 2014. The next day, an FIR was registered under Sections 354A (sexual harassment), 376 (rape), 511 (attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life or other imprisonments) of the Indian Penal Code and Section 18 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO). This led to the father's arrest. A charge sheet was filed in August 2014. The case took a dramatic turn when the girl did not support the case of the prosecution, saying that on the date of the ...
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