Crimes against children

One in three kids finds schools unsafe: Survey

A survey in which at least 6,000 children across the globe participated has revealed that nearly one in every three children in India has concerns about their safety at school.

Feb 08, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

Marginal decline in crimes against women, crimes against children up: Report

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday released the 63rd edition of ‘Crime in India' report for the year 2015, which showed a marginal decline in crimes against women, while crimes against children showed an increase.

Aug 30, 2016, 22:35 PM IST
Supreme Court asks Parliament to consider stringent punishment for child abuse convicts

Supreme Court asks Parliament to consider stringent punishment for child abuse convicts

The court also asked Parliament to think of redefining the term “child” in context of rape.

Jan 11, 2016, 13:19 PM IST

IMA to create awareness about anti-child abuse laws among doctors

In the wake of increasing instances of child sexual abuse, Indian Medical Association has drawn up a programme to create awareness among its members and parent-teacher community about various anti-child abuse laws.

Aug 07, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

No city can be 'Smart City' if children not safe: Rijiju

Initiatives such as 'Smart City' project cannot be successful unless children are provided with a safe and secure environment, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said on Friday as he described the statistics on sexual abuse of children in the country as discouraging.

Jul 17, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Agonising, lonely search for missing kids in China

In the grainy video, Zhang Xiuhong can see her daughter ride her bike down a country road on her way to school one spring afternoon six years ago.

Dec 27, 2014, 22:44 PM IST

California authorities arrest 275 child predators

Authorities throughout Southern California have announced the arrests of more than 275 child predators that included a teaching assistant for special needs kids, a US Army soldier and a Los Angeles Fire Department officer.

Jun 27, 2014, 05:46 AM IST

Appoint special prosecutor for sex crimes against children: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city government to appoint special public prosecutors within four weeks in the special court set up to handle cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Apr 16, 2014, 21:25 PM IST

Goa to have daily hearings in crimes against children

Crimes against children in Goa will soon be tried by a specially designated judge every day.

May 09, 2013, 20:33 PM IST