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

Beating the disability stereotype: We must make education inclusive

The Indian Express | Javed Abidi | Updated: July 10, 2016 Parents are traumatized when their child is born with disability. Because there is no alternative system of care and education. India cannot run away from accepting its persons with disability. Out of every ..... Read More

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