13 Feb 2020
Apple 'intercepts' emails to flag child abuse: Here's how
Apple follows strict security protocols for iPhones and all its key products. But, when the matter is as serious as the sharing of child pornography, the company can 'intercept' emails to help the authorities with investigations.
09 Jul 2019
Jaipur rape accused reveals heinous past crimes; raped 35 children
In the latest development, Rajasthan police, who arrested the accused in the Jaipur rape incident recently, have said the culprit has made hair-raising confessions about his history of sexual crimes.
06 Jun 2019
US: Man raped 6-year-old "100 times", sentenced to 120 years
On Monday, a man was sentenced to 120 years in prison for several accounts of sexual abuse of a girl in Iowa, United States.
05 Jun 2019
Teenager rape survivor uses legal euthanasia to end life
A 17-year-old teenage girl from the Netherlands ended her own life through legal euthanasia after struggling with mental illnesses.
03 Jun 2019
Kerala: Madrassa teacher sexually abused minor boys for 'revenge'
We need to protect our children in a better way. This was proved once again after a 63-year-old madrassa teacher was arrested for sexually abusing minors.
23 Jan 2019
US govt shutdown affecting FBI: Law & order at risk?
The ongoing partial US government shutdown, now the longest in history, has already resulted in hundreds of thousands of Federal employees working without pay.
12 Jan 2019
Singapore: Indian, who sexually-exploited minor, gets 13 years jail sentence
A 31-year-old Indian man who sexually exploited a minor in Singapore was sentenced to 13 years in jail and 12 strokes of cane by the High Court, media reports claimed.
29 Dec 2018
Delhi: Girls abused inside shelter-home, chilli-powder put in private parts
On Thursday night, during a surprise visit to a shelter home run by an NGO, in Dwarka, the Delhi Commission of Women found that girls were ruthlessly abused by staff.
28 Dec 2018
#POCSOAct: Cabinet approves death-penalty for aggravated sexual crimes against minors
The Centre on Friday accepted amendments in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act and approved death penalty in cases of aggravated sexual assault of kids.
16 Nov 2018
Calcutta HC orders appointment of counselors in all schools
In a step towards raising awareness of child sexual abuse, the Calcutta High Court today directed authorities to appoint counselors in about 1 lakh educational institutions in West Bengal to help safeguard students against sexual violation.
09 Nov 2018
Radio4Child award recognizes use of radio to fight child abuse
A call from a ninth standard girl, disturbed by the circulation of a video of herself with her boyfriend, made Delhi-based RJ Makin run a radio campaign against violence against children.
17 Oct 2018
Two countries, two girls, two rapes, but two different ends
Imran Ali, who was convicted for the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl in Kasur, Pakistan, was hanged to death today morning in Kot Lakhpat Central Jail.
07 Oct 2018
Government child helpline appears in pornographic content, lewd calls received
A government toll-free number for reporting child sexual assault cases has been suspended temporarily after it appeared in pornographic content search, and calls seeking sexual services were received, a senior NCPCR official said.
07 Oct 2018
Assam woman beaten, stripped, tonsured for protesting child marriage
A woman in Assam was beaten up and her clothes were torn apart for protesting the marriage of her minor son to a teenage girl.
27 Sep 2018
Mumbai: 9-year-old molested by grandfather right before her heart surgery
In a gut-wrenching incident, a nine-year-old girl, who was admitted to a South Mumbai hospital for heart surgery, was allegedly molested by her grandfather, just a day before the surgery.
18 Sep 2018
16-year-old molested at Dehradun school: Where are we heading to?
A 16-year-old student was allegedly raped at her Dehradun boarding school last month, on August 14, by her four classmates, said the police on Monday.
16 Sep 2018
Pune: 14-year-old forced to watch porn by school principal
A case was registered against the principal of a Pune school after he forced a 14-year-old boy to watch porn and then tried to molest him.
31 Aug 2018
Gaya: Child monks used as sex-slaves, forced to do nude-dance
In an utterly disturbing development, the investigation into the alleged sexual assault of child monks at Prajna Jyoti Novice School and Meditation Center, Gaya, has unearthed the minors were used as sex slaves, and forced to do nude dances.
30 Aug 2018
Bihar: Buddhist monk, accused of sexually harassing boys, arrested
On Wednesday, a Buddhist monk was arrested in Bihar's Gaya district for allegedly sexually harassing 15 child monks.
27 Aug 2018
Haryana: Gurukul students allege sodomy by seniors and staff-members
In a traumatic incident, at least six students of a Gurukul in Haryana's Rohtak have alleged their seniors and staff members sodomized and threatened them for months.
16 Aug 2018
Campaign launched to create awareness among children to identify sexual-abuse
Amnesty International India today launched a new campaign aimed at creating awareness among children to help them identify sexual abuse.
15 Aug 2018
For decades, Pennsylvania priests sexually abused over 1,000 children
A grand jury report released, on Tuesday, said that hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania have abused more than 1,000 kids since the 1940s, and senior church officials systematically covered their actions.
08 Aug 2018
Delhi: Seniors sexually abuse nine-year-old, teacher says 'you're cute'
A class IV student, aged all of nine years, was sexually abused by three seniors in a school bus of Delhi's private school, multiple reports said.
28 Jul 2018
Pune: 36 sexually assaulted kids rescued from Madrasa, Maulana arrested
The police rescued 36 children from a madrasa in Pune's Katraj Kondhwa area after reports of sexual abuse surfaced. A maulana named Rahim has been arrested.
17 Jul 2018
Chennai: Men accused of raping 11-year-old thrashed in court
Out of the 17 men accused of raping an 11-year-old girl with hearing disability for seven months in Chennai, some were thrashed by a group of lawyers today.
15 Jul 2018
Delhi-HC sentences man to life-imprisonment for sexually assaulting 3.5-year-old boy
The Delhi HC has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for sodomizing a three-and-a-half-year-old boy, observing that the child was subjected to traumatic and brutal sexual assault.
16 Jun 2018
Humanity just died: One-year-old girl raped and killed in Pune
A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a one-year-old girl before killing her in Loni Kalbhor area near Pune, police said yesterday.
13 Jun 2018
Fighting child sexual abuse: NCERT books may teach genital identification
In a bid to impart sex knowledge to kids and help them report incidents of abuse, the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) may include sections on genital identification, in the textbooks.
28 May 2018
Gautam Gambhir fears for his daughters, writes about child rape
Cricketer Gautam Gambhir is worried for his daughters' safety, much like most parents in the country, considering the cases of child rapes reported.
13 May 2018
Kerala: 60-year-old businessman sexually assaults minor, police negligence triggers anger
In an infuriating incident, a 60-year-old businessman Moideen Kutty was arrested on Saturday from Shornur and brought to Changaramkulam police station for molesting a minor girl inside a theatre in Malappuram's Edappal town (Kerala).
07 May 2018
Child sexual abuse survivors may lodge complaint till age 25
If a new proposal of Union Women and Child Development Ministry sees the light of the day, child sexual abuse survivors may be able to register a police complaint till the time they turn 25.
07 May 2018
Rajasthan: Government school students to be sensitized on 'good-touch-bad-touch'
Students up to 14 years of age studying in government schools and Anganwadi centers will be sensitized on "good-touch-bad-touch" under a campaign in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan.
06 May 2018
Finnish Supreme Court doesn't consider sexual-abuse of 10-year-old as rape
In a surprising judgment, the Finland Supreme Court refused to consider sexual abuse of a 10-year-old girl, by 23-year-old asylum seeker, as rape.
10 Apr 2018
Mumbai shocker: Fashion designer rapes minor daughters for 2 years
In a shocking and heinous case of child abuse, a Mumbai-based fashion designer has allegedly raped his daughters, aged 13 and 17, for more than two years.
03 Apr 2018
Sexual assault: Mumbai school-trustee denied bail, asked to surrender immediately
The founder-trustee of Andheri-based Tridha International School, accused of sexually assaulting a kindergarten student in 2016, has been denied bail by the Bombay High Court.
25 Mar 2018
After 7,004 crimes against children in 2016, WB gears up
The latest data of National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) revealed that West Bengal had registered 7,004 crimes against children in 2016, the fifth highest in the country.
23 Mar 2018
Daisy Irani, child-star of the 1950s, was raped at 6
Famous child star of the yesteryears, Daisy Irani, has revealed more than 60 years later that she was raped during a shoot when she was six.
03 Mar 2018
Raped by uncle, 3-year-old fights for life in Lucknow hospital
Just two months after an eight-month-old baby girl was raped in Delhi, there's been another horrific incident in India.
04 Feb 2018
Kashmir shocker: Minor boy sexually assaulted by Madrassa teacher
In a shocking incident of sexual assault, a minor boy was allegedly sodomized by an Islamic teacher in a Madrassa in North Kashmir's Baramulla district.
22 Jan 2018
Nagpur man arrested for raping minor daughter for three years
A 45-year-old man, who works as a school peon, has been arrested in Nagpur for allegedly raping his 13-year-old daughter for the last three years.