User: shawetaanand Topic: Child Trafficking
Category: Legal Protection
Last updated: Sep 08 2018 17:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Don't Even Use Blurred Photos Of Sex Abuse Survivors: Top Court To Media 7.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court, which expressed concern today over incidents of rape in the country by observing that women are being raped "left, right and centre", has asked all the print, electronic and social...
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How do you plan to prevent sexual abuse at shelter homes, SC asks government 7.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre to apprise it on steps proposed to prevent sexual abuse of minors in shelter homes across the country.
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We're dying a slow death. But, who cares? Residents of Delhi... 4.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
We're dying a slow death. But, who cares? Residents of Delhi...
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Still Open To Signing The Hague Treaty On Child Abduction: Maneka Gandhi 2.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Union minister Maneka Gandhi said the option of signing the Hague Convention on inter-country abduction of children by parents was still open, and a mediation cell will be constituted to resolve such...
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National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to constitute ‘Mediation Cell’ for cases of child custody dispute in NRI marital discord 1.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Women and Child Development Ministry of the Central Government,  in pursuance to the power conferred Under Section 13(a) of the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act  (CPCR) 2005, has directed the NCPCR to constitute a Mediation Cell, to resolve the cases of children who were taken away by one of the spouse without the permission of the other spouse due to marital discord or domestic violence from overseas country to India or vice versa and prepare parental plan taking into account the best interest of the child.
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2 Life Terms For Man, 57, For Raping 10-Year-Old Mentally Challenged Girl 31.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
A court here has awarded two life sentences to a 57-year-old man for raping a mentally-challenged minor girl in 2016.
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Female Genital Mutilation Violates Constitutional Rights: Supreme Court 31.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The Supreme Court on Monday said the practice of female genital mutilation in the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community is violative of Article 21 and Article 15 of the Constitution that guarantees...
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Bombay High Court Quashes 20-Year Sentence Of Man For Raping Minor 30.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Bombay High Court has quashed a sessions court order sentencing a man to 20 years in jail for raping a mentally challenged minor girl, holding that the accused was a minor at the time of the...
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Lok Sabha Passes Bill For Stringent Punishment In Rape Cases 30.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A bill that provides for stringent punishment, including death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below 12 years, was passed by the Lok Sabha today.
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