How can we make our schools safe for children? – Rajya Sabha TV Big Picture Debate

Topic of Discussion: How can we make our schools safe for children? – Rajya Sabha TV Big Picture Debate Expert Panel Name :  Priyanka Bhatkoti (Principal, Maxfort School Dwarka), Ruchika Sethi (Child Rights Activist), C. Pal Singh (Former IG, Punjab Police), Chandra Suman (Senior Legal Service Counsellor), Frank Raushan Pereira (Anchor) ..... Read More

Kept In Dark About Trial In Children’s Rape Cases, 6 Mothers Go To Court

Six mothers whose children have been raped have gone to court with the basic demand of being informed about the progress in the cases. Not only were they not told about the hearing dates, they were not even informed that the accused were given bail. Two mothers ..... Read More

Sshh! How India Ignores Child Rape Survivors: Red Ribbon & a Baby

Pradyumn Thakur and Hasini* were both seven years old. On 8 September, Pradyumn Thakur was allegedly sexually assaulted and murdered in his school in Gurugram. Four days later, nearly 2,000 kilometers away in Chennai, a man accused of raping and murdering Hasini in February 2017 was granted bail by a ..... Read More

Victims not informed of developments in POCSO cases: PIL in Delhi High Court

Families of child victims of sexual assault are not being informed about the accused walking out on bail despite the law mandating that such information be conveyed, a PIL in Delhi High Court has said.  A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C ..... Read More

Delhi: 10-year-old’s sketch in court convinces judge of her rape

Proving that a girl had been raped by her uncle, two years after the crime, would have been very difficult, but a Delhi trial court relied on the child's crayon sketches to convict the accused and award him five years in jail. The girl, who is ..... Read More

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