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US: Man raped 6-year-old "100 times", sentenced to 120 years
World

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.
Ex-cop had left daughter in car for sex, latter died
World

Ex-cop had left daughter in car for sex, latter died

An ex-police officer, Cassie Barker, was charged for manslaughter on Monday, for her daughter's death that happened three years ago due to her negligence.
Father can seek child visitation rights under DV Act: Bombay-HC
India

Father can seek child visitation rights under DV Act: Bombay-HC

A father can seek visitation rights to his child under the Domestic Violence Act if the child is in the mother's custody, the Bombay High Court has ruled.
Indonesia: Four arrested for selling babies on Instagram, WhatsApp
World

Indonesia: Four arrested for selling babies on Instagram, WhatsApp

In what would count as a case of modern day slavery, four people in Indonesia have been arrested for allegedly buying and selling babies on Instagram and WhatsApp as part of a human trafficking operation.
1,495 children stranded in TN railway stations rescued this year
India

1,495 children stranded in TN railway stations rescued this year

A total of 1,495 children stranded in various railway stations in Tamil Nadu have been rescued and handed over to their parents this year, as against 1,940 last year, Assistant DGP (Railways) C Sylendra Babu said today.
Government child helpline appears in pornographic content, lewd calls received
India

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.
RPF rescues over 30 children per day from railway premises
India

RPF rescues over 30 children per day from railway premises

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has rescued more than 30 children per day between January 2017 and August 2018, compared to less than 20 a day in three immediate years before 2017.
Of every 10 children missing in Delhi, 6 remain untraced
India

Of every 10 children missing in Delhi, 6 remain untraced

Out of every 10 children going missing in the national capital, six remain untraced, a report released by the Alliance for People's Rights (APR) and NGO Child Rights and You (CRY) stated today.
About 802,000 infant deaths reported in India in 2017: UN
India

About 802,000 infant deaths reported in India in 2017: UN

About 802,000 infant deaths were reported in India in 2017, the lowest in five years, according to the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNIGME).

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