CSA IN THE NEWS – 10th April 2014.

2 held for minor’s rape and murder in Gorakhpur

11-year-old girl allegedly raped and murdered, found in an under-construction building near her house.



Five booked for minor’s rape in Jalandhar,1 held

The Jalandhar police on Sunday booked five persons,including a railway ticket checker,for allegedly raping a minor girl.



 Spate of sexual assaults on kids gives parents and schools sleepless nights

The renewed spate of sexual assaults on children in Mumbai sparks new worries for parents, most of whom are busy meeting school authorities and NGOs to start sensitization programmes for school staff, as well as parents and students.



 Adopt victim-friendly trial procedures in all child abuse cases

Women activists demand the use of friendly trial procedures mentioned in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, even for cases registered before this Act came into force, to prevent humiliation of girl victims during trial.



PIL filed seeking guidelines to pending trials

All India Democratic Women’s Association files PIL seeking guidelines to protect children from offences of sexual assault and safeguard their interest at every stage of judicial process incorporating child friendly procedures for reporting, recording of evidence, investigation and for speedy trial.



State Govt Gets Tough Against Child Sexual Abuse

With an increase in the Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) cases in the state, the Kerala government has issued strict guidelines for keeping a standard procedure of examination and reporting of CSA victims, which includes physical and psychological aspects, both in forensic matters as well as in treatment.



Break the silence on child sexual abuse

More and more individuals and non profit organisations are now putting the spotlight on what is a widespread but under-reported malaise -child sexual abuse .



German tourist molested, teen raped in Agra

A 13-year-old girl, a student of class VIII from Tedhi Bagiya kidnapped and gang-raped by local goons