Child abuse

Child abuse may alter victim's brain wiring: Study

Child abuse may alter victim's brain wiring: Study

The longer axons of this kind are generally covered by a fatty coating called myelin. Myelin sheaths protect the axons and help them to conduct electrical signals more efficiently.

Sep 26, 2017, 19:13 PM IST
WATCH: Virat Kohli loses cool after watching child assault video

WATCH: Virat Kohli loses cool after watching child assault video

This time, Kohli can be seen throwing some light on the atrocities against children in the name of education.

Aug 19, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Taylor Swift makes donation to charity aiding sexual assault survivors

Taylor Swift makes donation to charity aiding sexual assault survivors

After winning the groping case against former Colorado DJDavid Mueller, Taylor Swift announced in a statement that she'd be donating some of her fortune to charities that aid the survivors of sexual assault.

Aug 17, 2017, 15:26 PM IST
We don't want to even hear about child sexual abuse: Vidya Balan

We don't want to even hear about child sexual abuse: Vidya Balan

Actress Vidya Balan said it is unfortunate that people don't even want to hear about child sexual abuse, which is "horrific" and "disturbing." The actress, who played a victim of abuse in "Kahaani 2", said she had several sleepless nights reading up about the issue.

Jul 26, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

4200 complaints of child rights violation filed in years

Authorities have received 4202 complaints in the last three years relating to violation of child rights, of which 1237 pertained to child abuse, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

Mar 24, 2017, 14:06 PM IST

The Power of Saying ‘NO’

As India rides high on the headwind of economic progress, there are aspects of our society that need transformation, both, in thought and in action. One such factor is the evil of child abuse.

Jan 24, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Chris Hemsworth supports child abuse charity campaign

Chris Hemsworth supports child abuse charity campaign

Actor Chris Hemsworth has joined the "polished man" movement, a campaign supporting child abuse charity.

Sep 29, 2016, 11:26 AM IST
Brad Pitt may not be prosecuted for child abuse

Brad Pitt may not be prosecuted for child abuse

Brad Pitt may not be prosecuted for child abuse despite 'lunging for Maddox', say legal experts.

Sep 24, 2016, 19:10 PM IST
Brad Pitt being investigated for child abuse

Brad Pitt being investigated for child abuse

 Actor Brad Pitt is reportedly being investigated for child abuse.

Sep 22, 2016, 19:30 PM IST
SHAMEFUL! Wife accuses Rajasthan Chief Secretary Om Prakash Meena of molesting their daughter, writes to PM Narendra Modi seeking appointment

SHAMEFUL! Wife accuses Rajasthan Chief Secretary Om Prakash Meena of molesting their daughter, writes to PM Narendra Modi seeking appointment

The wife of Rajasthan Chief Secretary Om Prakash Meena has accused him of molesting their daughter at the age of 13 and has written to the Prime Minister's Office seeking an appointment with the PM to apprise him of the matter.

Sep 11, 2016, 14:06 PM IST

Abuse rife in Australian immigration centre: Leaked reports

More than 2,000 leaked reports detailing allegations of sexual assault, child abuse and self-harm in Australian immigration centres on Nauru were published Wednesday, prompting rights groups to renew calls for refugees to be resettled elsewhere.

Aug 10, 2016, 20:29 PM IST

Children held at Australian camp suffer assaults, sexual abuse, reveal leaked documents

 More than 2,000 incidents, including sexual abuse, assault and attempted self-harm, were reported in about two years at an Australian detention centre for asylum seekers in Nauru, more than half involving children, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Aug 10, 2016, 10:54 AM IST
HC refuses to quash rape, molestation case against teacher

HC refuses to quash rape, molestation case against teacher

The Bombay HC today refused to quash a case registered against a primary school teacher for allegedly raping and molesting four minor girls.

Jul 04, 2016, 17:52 PM IST
British paedophile was at Bengaluru orphanage in 2013, but 'luckily' no child was harmed

British paedophile was at Bengaluru orphanage in 2013, but 'luckily' no child was harmed

In a statement posted on Facebook, the orphanage said no child was harmed while Huckle was at the facility.

Jun 08, 2016, 11:00 AM IST

Bishops face sack for child abuse `negligence`: Pope Francis

The decision, which will also apply to other senior Church officials, was unveiled in a papal decree which said such cases would now fall under existing canon law allowing for prelates to be sacked for "serious reasons".

Jun 05, 2016, 05:01 AM IST

Ex-Australian priest John Joseph Farrell sentenced for child abuse

An Australian court on Monday sentenced a former Catholic priest to 29 years in prison for sexually abusing a dozen children between 1979 and 1988.

May 02, 2016, 14:31 PM IST
Pakistan parliament passes law against child sexual abuse

Pakistan parliament passes law against child sexual abuse

Pakistan`s Senate on Friday passed a bill that criminalises for the first time sexual assault against minors, child pornography and trafficking.

Mar 11, 2016, 19:14 PM IST

Child abuse produces damaging effects in bipolar patients

One in every 25 adults is diagnosed with bipolar disorder at some point in their life.

Feb 10, 2016, 12:59 PM IST
Gurgaon school principal arrested for attempting rape on 8-year-old

Gurgaon school principal arrested for attempting rape on 8-year-old

Aarsha International School director-principal has been arrested by the Palam Vihar Police in connection with attempt to rape on an eight-year-old girl of his school here.

Feb 07, 2016, 10:27 AM IST
Ranchi shame: Boy sexually assaulted, 'murdered' in private school; 3 teachers detained

Ranchi shame: Boy sexually assaulted, 'murdered' in private school; 3 teachers detained

Barely a few days after a boy was found dead in a water reservoir of a private school in Delhi, a similar case happened in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi.

Feb 07, 2016, 09:13 AM IST