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

For Children Who Have Suffered Sexual Abuse, Criminal Law Is Not Enough

The state needs to invest in human services to better support the children who come forward with complaints of sexual abuse. Two children recently came before the courts seeking protection from fathers who they allege have sexually assaulted them. In both cases, the courts ruled against the ..... Read More

Babies for Sale: The ugly truth about adoption

Babies for Sale: The ugly truth about adoption ..... Read More

NCW takes on Maneka Gandhi, returns draft trafficking bill

 Press Trust of India I July 14, 2016  Many activists say the draft creates confusion about the existing law on trafficking, i.E. ITPA. New Delhi, Jul 14:  In yet another confrontation with the Women and Child Development Ministry, the National Commission of Women has ..... Read More

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