Sexual Abuse
India  /  Published 26.04.20

NCPCR notice to online platforms over child sexual abuse material

The apex child rights body, NCPCR, has issued a notice to Google, Twitter and WhatsApp to highlight its concern over increased traffic for child pornography from India through these platforms during l...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.20

POCSO convictions: Time to plug gaps

According to data compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau, 39,827 cases were reported under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act in 2018, an 18 per cent jump over the previous yea...
By Hanif Qureshi and R. Rochin Chandra in

Books  /  Published 26.04.19

Grim tales: Rape and violence against women in India

No nation for women By Priyanka Dubey, Simon & Schuster, Rs 399...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

Opinion  /  Published 02.04.19

Watching Yuvraj back in form is exhilarating

Sir — Watching the southpaw, Yuvraj Singh, playing like he used to at his peak was exhilarating. As a player for the Mumbai Indians in a match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian P...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 13.03.19

Cardinal sent to prison for abusing 2 choirboys

The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse was sentenced on Wednesday to six years in prison for molesting two choirboys in an Australian cathedral in a crime the judge said showed 'stagger...
By AP in Melbourne

India  /  Published 09.01.20

Rapid rape-trial drive

The Union law ministry on Thursday announced plans for 1,023 fast-track courts in the country to try cases of rape and sexual abuse of children.Of these, 216 have been set up over the past two months,...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.19

Women unsafe in own homes in Calcutta

Nearly 90 per have been subjected to physical abuse by their husbandMore than 93 per cent were forced to have sex with their husband against their will...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 17.01.20

Using theatre to explore child sexual abuse

Ichapur Aleya’s play, Sparsha, written by Sangita Chowdhury and directed by Subhendu Majumdar, journeys through the rough terrains of a malaise digging its claws into our social fabric. It delves in...
By Debaroti Chakraborty in

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.19

Gender-wise data on child sexual abuse: a step forward

Society’s values are riddled with contradictions. Since it is an established fact that women — and girls — are at the receiving end of violent sexual abuse and oppression, the institutional focu...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 22.05.19

Cameras in class: equating safety with surveillance

Should desperate times call for desperate measures? The latter might, on certain occasions, prove to be counterproductive. This possibility was indicated by the public interest litigation filed in the...
By The Editorial Board in


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