Child abuse

12 acquitted of child abuse charge in Pakistan

12 acquitted of child abuse charge in Pakistan

An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has acquitted 12 people of child abuse charge over the lack of evidence in one of the 29 cases registered in Kasur in 2015.

Feb 25, 2018, 15:56 PM IST

Time to audit performance and efficacy of POCSO Act

The NCRB says that the number of child abuse cases registered under POCSO Act went up from 8,904 in the year 2014 to 14,913 in 2015.

Jan 28, 2018, 12:36 PM IST
School director sexually abuses class 6 boy for 3 years, goes missing after FIR

School director sexually abuses class 6 boy for 3 years, goes missing after FIR

According to the FIR filed by the relatives of the victim, the boy has been studying in the school for the past four years.

Jan 28, 2018, 10:11 AM IST
Simone Biles: 'I was abused' by USA gymnastics doctor

Simone Biles: 'I was abused' by USA gymnastics doctor

Olympic gymnastics superstar Simone Biles revealed on Monday she was sexually abused by disgraced former USA team doctor Larry Nassar, who was last month jailed for 60 years on child porn charges.

Jan 16, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
Australia failed children, national sex abuse inquiry says

Australia failed children, national sex abuse inquiry says

 Australian institutions "seriously failed" children in their care over decades with tens of thousands sexually abused, the final report from a five-year inquiry said Friday, calling it a "national tragedy".

Dec 15, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
Another Kolkata school rape case emerges: Prime accused arrested, police lathicharge on protesting parents

Another Kolkata school rape case emerges: Prime accused arrested, police lathicharge on protesting parents

The incident came into light days after another four-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a high-profile school last week

Dec 05, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Man jailed 49 years after he bashed a toddler to death

Man jailed 49 years after he bashed a toddler to death

David Dearlove, 71, was found guilty at Teesside Crown Court in northeast England of swinging 19-month-old Paul Booth by the ankles and bashing his head against a fireplace.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:31 PM IST
Beijing kindergartens get permanent inspectors after abuse scandal - Xinhua

Beijing kindergartens get permanent inspectors after abuse scandal - Xinhua

Beijing will hire permanent inspectors to provide oversight at every one of its kindergartens following child abuse allegations at a facility run by the New York-listed RYB Education, state news agency Xinhua said late on Sunday.

Nov 27, 2017, 10:19 AM IST
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