Tuesday, July 27, 2021


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Typing the word ‘semen’ as ‘semman’ had resulted in the acquittal of a POCSO accused, Madras HC reverses order, slams prosecution. Details

The Court held that under Section 29 of the POCSO Act 2012, it is for the accused to defend himself once the prosecution proved the offence and the Court had drawn its presumption.

Five children, including four girls rescued from Shalom Biblical Baptist church in Bengaluru: Report

In her complaint, the Childline worker stated that the institution was sheltering around 14 children, both boys and girls, for rehabilitation without the due permission or registration from the JJ board.

Andhra Pradesh: 46-year-old pastor arrested for sexual assault on a 10-year-old, had tried to bribe the child to keep quiet

The pastor allegedly assaulted the minor girl on June 22. When the 10-year-old victim’s mother got to know of the incident, she filed a police complaint in the Sarpavaram police station.

‘Not permitted to act as a lawless no-man’s-land’: Texas SC rules that Facebook could be held liable for sex trafficking on its platform

Before Facebook, Twitter has also been sued by a sex trafficking victim for refusing to take down child sexual abuse material from the platform.

Maharashtra: 8-year-old boy made to clean toilets of a Covid isolation centre, was given Rs 50 for the ‘job’

The officer threatened the boy to hit him with sticks if he refused to clean the toilet and gave him Rs. 50 for the work.

NCPCR asks Delhi Police to file FIR against Twitter India for lying that it is not related to Twitter Inc, violating POCSO Act

When NCPCR asked Twitter India to remove Child Sexual Abusive Material, they said Twitter Inc is responsible for it and not them

The orphans of Covid-19: Everything you need to know about legal adoption and govt rules

India has strict rules for parents who want to adopt a child. No individual, NGO or organization can take in a child without permission from the authorities.

‘Bacha Bazi’: The rampant sexual exploitation of minor boys in Afghanistan and Pakistan

'Bacha Bazi' or using minor boys for sexual pleasure has been rampant in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Centre of learning or hub of sexual crimes? Exposing the dark side of religious institutions in Pakistan

Children sent to study come back with scars of sexual abuse and physical violence. Pakistan a UN Human Rights Council Member puts to shame the organization established to promote and protect Human Rights globally

France: Commission investigating church child abuse scandals says the number of victims may be over 10,000

The independent commission set up to investigate into church child abuse in France said that there are over 10,000 victims.

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