User: tulir Topic: Child Sexual Abuse
Category: Child Sexual Abuse -- Rape
Last updated: Aug 19 2018 19:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In damning report, TISS unmasks 'disturbing patterns of abuse' across all shelter homes in Bihar 19.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Sexual abuse, varying in forms and degree of intensity, was prevalent in almost all shelter homes in Bihar , a TISS report made public by the Bihar Government has found. The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), which had conducted social audit of short stay homes across Bihar, has found certain institutions "stood out in a manner that was appalling". The state government had commissioned audit by the TISS in 2017 and the report was submitted to the Social Welfare Department in April this year. According to the 100-page report, the Muzaffarpur shelter home run by Brajesh Thakur, prime accused in the sex abuse case, had been "running in a highly questionable manner along with grave instances of violence. Several girls reported about violence and being abused sexually". The medical reports latter confirmed rape of 34 inmates of the shelter home over a period of time. At another home in the town, 'Seva-Kutir', run by the Om Sai Foundation, "disturbing instances and patterns of physical violence and ...
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What will India do if mobs rule the day? 19.8.2018 Rediff: Columns
'Governments forget that no matter how cunning they are, eventually they cannot ride on anarchy,' says Shuma Raha.
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Mother wants death penalty for rapist, who raped her minor children 19.8.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Mother wants death penalty for rapist, who raped her minor children
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Shelter home case: CBI searches at premises of ex-Bihar minister 17.8.2018 Rediff: News
The searches were spread across three residences of former Social Welfare Minister Verma in Patna and one each in Motihari and Bhagalpur, they said.
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In last I-day speech of term, Modi hails India's rise under his govt 15.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The prime minister highlighted the gains made during his last four years vis-a-vis the previous governments to suggest that he has lived up to the promise of hope he had offered to the electorate in 2014.
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Local residents demand fast-track probe into girl’s death 15.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Local residents demand fast-track probe into girl’s death
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Girl found dead 14.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Girl found dead
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Mumbai: Two auto drivers get 7-yr jail for trying to rape a Dutch student 14.8.2018 DNA: Money
The Dindoshi Sessions Court on Monday sentenced two auto-rickshaw drivers to seven years of rigorous imprisonment, who were held guilty for attempting to commit rape on an 18-year-old student from Holland, who had come to Mumbai on a student exchange programme in 2011. The prosecution had examined a total of 24 witnesses in the case. All of them had supported the prosecution. Additional Session's judge H C Shendge had convicted the two accused Anil Yadav (34) and Rajpati Nishad (27) on Saturday. However, since the defence advocates were unavailable, the sentenced was posted for Monday. The court held the two men guilty under the charges of wrongful restrain, robbery, attempt to rape and attempt to outrage the modesty of a woman. The case dates back to 2011. On the fateful night of December 26, 2011, the girl had gone to meet some friends in Vasai. After meeting them, she left for her house in Mulund around 12.30 am. Her friends dropped her at Dahisar, where she flagged Yadav's rickshaw. On the way, ...
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Rahul dares PM Modi for debate on Rafale 13.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The Congress has raised several questions on the Rafale deal, accusing the government of compromising with national interests.
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3 non-locals caught molesting girl 13.8.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
3 non-locals caught molesting girl
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Bihar shelter home horror case: Raiding Brajesh Thakur, police recover chits with 40 names, phone numbers 13.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
The Bihar police on Saturday evening, while conducting simultaneous raids in the jails of the state, recovered two chits with names and phone numbers from incarcerated the main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case, Brajesh Thakur. The raids were being conducted ahead of Independence Day celebrations, in which several banned items have been seized from prisoners. Thakur, who is accused in the alleged rape and torture of at least 34 girls of a Balika Grih, run by his NGO Sewa Sankalp Evam Vikas Samiti, was arrested on June 2 and is presently lodged in the jail hospital due to his multiple ailments. During the check of his hospital ward, two chits of paper were recovered from his possession, a police source said, adding, "It has the names and contact numbers of around 40 people, including some high profile men. It also has a mention of some money transactions." Following the "surprise recovery", Muzaffarpur DM Md Sohail said a fresh FIR may be lodged in the matter if it was established that Thakur ...
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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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Another hearing-and-speech impaired girl at MP hostel alleges rape 12.8.2018 Rediff: News
The victim, in her complaint, has accused Sharma of raping her after showing pornographic material to her, the official said, but did not divulge any further details.
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Report any untoward incident to us before it reaches media: Delhi govt to schools 12.8.2018 DNA: India
The Delhi government has directed all schools in the national capital to immediately report to it about any untoward incident such as accident, violence, molestation or protest before it reaches the media so that quick action can be taken and also there is no "embarrassment" to the education department. The directive assumes significance in light of the alleged rape of a minor girl by an electrician in a NDMC school premises in the city. "In order to ensure better monitoring of any untoward incident and take preventive measures at higher administrative levels, all heads of schools are directed to report immediately any untoward incident like violence, accident, dharna, quarrel, fire, protest, demonstration, theft, stampede, molestation, serious injury, suicide attempt or death to senior education department official whosoever is available at the moment," a communication sent to school principals by the Directorate of Education (DoE) said. "In certain cases the reports of such incidents are received at ...
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Police Station fails to arrest an Army Personnel who raped a 17 yrs old minor from Andro- YFPHR 12.8.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Police Station fails to arrest an Army Personnel who raped a 17 yrs old minor from Andro- YFPHR
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Centre stalling CCTV installation in National Capital: AAP 12.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
A day after the incident of rape of a six-year-old at a government school triggered controversy in the city, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday passed the buck to the BJP-led central government claiming that it has been stalling their ambitious CCTV installation scheme that would curb the crime against women in the Capital. Claiming that the law and order of the Capital is controlled by the Centre, AAP national spokesperson Atishi Marlena said, "Whenever AAP steps forward to make Delhi crime free by installing cameras all around so that strict actions can be taken based on the evidence, the BJP gives its best efforts to cause disturbance in the work of public interest." The Delhi Cabinet had approved the project of installing CCTV cameras across the national capital on Friday. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the decision during his speech in the Assembly, blaming Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash for delaying the project. Marlena alleged that the BJP, through the Lieutenant Governor (L-G) ...
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LIVE! CBI conducts search of sealed room at Muzaffarpur's shelter home 11.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Man sentenced for rape 11.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Man sentenced for rape
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Muzaffarpur shelter-home horror: Govt cancels registration of Bihar NGO 11.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Continuing its action in the Muzaffarpur horror home case, the Bihar government has terminated the registration of Sewa Sankalp and Vikas Samiti, the NGO which operated the Balika Grih where at least 34 girls were allegedly raped and tortured over a period of time. The NGO was owned by Brajesh Thakur, the main accused in the incident. Its registration was cancelled by the state registration department on the basis of the report of social welfare department (SWD), which had already blacklisted it. The SWD had written to the registration body that the said NGO violated several rules indulged in illegal activities, following which the registration department terminated its license and send a letter regarding that to the Muzaffarpur District Magistrate. A source said Thakur was the owner of over 10 NGOs, though most of it were registered in the name of family members or fake persons and the government is looking into the registration of others. Sewa Sankap NGO was registered in the name of one of Thakur's ...
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Concerned over rapes, SC seeks report on facilities in childcare homes 10.8.2018 Sify Finance
Expressing concern over sexual abuse of minor girls at shelter homes in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, the Supreme Court on Friday sought a report from the Centre on utilisation of funds meant for childcare institutes.
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