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World  /  Published 02.06.21

Pope Francis revises law over sexual abuse

Pope Francis has broadened the Roman Catholic Church’s definition of sexual abuse by revising its penal code to explicitly acknowledge that adults, and not only children, can be victimised by pr...
By Jason Horowitz in Rome

India  /  Published 27.01.21

'Skin to skin' touch rule stayed

The Bombay High Court, days ago, had ruled that  groping a minor’s breast without “skin to skin contact” cannot be termed as sexual assault under the rotection of Children from ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.01.21

Drive to end child abuse

A drive to eradicate child labour and begging by children in Calcutta was launched on Wednesday. The state commission for protection of child rights, Calcutta police, state labour department and seve...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.01.21

Sexual abuse case on leader

A BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh has been booked for sexually exploiting two minor girls and making objectionable videos. Ram Bihari, the vice-president of the city unit of the BJP in Jalaun district of...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Entertainment  /  Published 16.12.20

Priya Shakti meets Burka Avengers

Priya’s Mask sees Priya join hands with Pakistan’s female superhero, Burka Avenger, in the fight against the virus. That’s a message in itself, isn’t it? Ram: Talent, like the...
By Priyanka Roy  in

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India  /  Published 12.12.20

Minor gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh

A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two men in a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district, on Saturday, said police. The minor had gone missing for some hours, after which her...
By PTI in Muzaffarnagar

India  /  Published 28.11.20

Chandy ‘framed’ in 2013 solar case

A former party colleague of a Kerala MLA has disclosed that then Congress chief minister Oommen Chandy had been wrongly accused of sexual abuse in a letter written by the complainant seven years ago. ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 20.11.20

‘Child-molester’ UP govt engineer

A government junior engineer who allegedly abused 60-odd children sexually over a decade and filmed the acts for uploading on the Internet was on Thursday sent to judicial custody in Banda till Novemb...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 17.11.20

CBI arrests UP engineer for child sexual abuse

  The CBI has arrested a junior engineer of Uttar Pradesh irrigation department for alleged sexual exploitation of children for last 10 years and selling videos and photographs of nefarious acts...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 06.10.20

Abused, girls quit social media

Online abuse is driving girls to quit social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, with nearly 60 per cent experiencing harassment, a global study showed on Sunday. One in five ...
By Reuters in London


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