CSA IN THE NEWS, APRIL 29. 2014

Mumbai stepfather held for raping 14-year-old repeatedly over a year

The stepfather of a 14-year-old girl in Mumbai was recently arrested for allegedly raping the minor repeatedly over the last one year

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-mumbai-stepfather-held-for-raping-14-year-old-repeatedly-over-a-year-1983099

 

Singer arrested for molesting 11-year-old

A 28-year-old singer of a local orchestra was arrested on Sunday for molesting an 11-year-old girl who was sleeping on a footpath with her parents in Pune

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Singer-arrested-for-molesting-11-year-old/articleshow/34347978.cms

 

Experts rue increase in child abuse cases in Bihar

NCRB data suggests that 54.35% of children between the age group of 5-12 years in 2007 in Bihar being photographed nude and that there has been an increase in the number of cases of child sexual violence from around 2,000 in 2001 to 6,371 in 2010.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Experts-rue-increase-in-child-abuse-cases-in-Bihar/articleshow/34346320.cms

 

Teacher Held for Raping Daughter

50-year-old teacher accused of raping his daughter.

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/Teacher-Held-for-Raping-Daughter/2014/04/28/article2193560.ece

 

Shocking revelations: Actress admits being sexually abused

Marathi actress Nikita Gokhale, opens up about being sexually abused

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/marathi/Shocking-revelations-Actress-admits-being-sexually-abused/articleshow/34249285.cms?

 

Paedophiles to be treated as terrorists under new crackdown

David Cameron moves to close loophole that allows sexual predators to produce and possess ‘manuals’ to help them commit crimes. Paedophiles will be handed the same treatment as terrorists under a crackdown on child abuse to be included in the Queen’s Speech.

 

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/apr/27/paedophiles-treated-as-terrorists-new-crackdown?CMP=twt_fd

 

Active citizens fighting CSA

As we observe Child Sexual Abuse Awareness month, get to know how author, Payal Shah Karwa, and mother and blogger, Kiran Manral, are spreading awareness and fighting CSA

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-active-citizens-fighting-csa-1982107

 

Break the silence

Worli-based Childline India Foundation (CIF) inspires society to speak up on CSA

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-break-the-silence-1982103

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