Tag Archive: legal

When a Young Family Member turns Predator… – Ruth DSouza Prabhu

It was a night like any other when Suja* walked past the children’s room to head to the kitchen to get a glass of water. On her way back up, she heard a… Continue reading

Smt Sudesh Jhaku vs KCJ (Del HC, 1998)

Saurav Datta (@SauravDatta29) tweeted at 3:53 AM on Sun, Apr 27, 2014: Sudesh Jhaku v KCJ (Del HC, 1998) – sustained CSA described pornographically  as the “yin yang of pain and lust”   https://t.co/3C6DCVJ94U Warning:… Continue reading

Parents, Know the Way Forward in a CSA Case – Ruth Dsouza Prabhu

The world seemed to stand still for a few moments when four-year-old Anahita* told her mother, Sunidhi, that Siddu uncle had been “playing naked games with her and that it hurt.” All Sunidhi… Continue reading

Iraq moves bill to legalise child marriage and marital rape, sparks fury

A bill before Iraq’s parliament that opponents say legalises child marriage and marital rape has sparked controversy ahead of elections as secular activists face off against the draft law’s backers. The bill, the… Continue reading

Boys Don’t Cry – Deepa Ranganathan

A male victim of child sex abuse is burdened, not only by the abuse and everything that it brings, but also by being a ‘victim’ – a position traditionally reserved for women. Anuja… Continue reading

Transcript of the Chat with Smriti Kaul

Brief on Legal Situation in India To begin it is very unfortunate that in India we do not have any specific laws governing Child Sexual Abuse.  Hence more often than not we are… Continue reading

Laws Which can be used for CSA

The United Nations Convention on Rights of Child, 1989 states that sexual exploitation and sexual abuse includes the inducement of coercion of a child to engage in any unlawful sexual activity, the exploitative… Continue reading

Brief Legal Overview on CSA By Supriya

Whkat is child sexual abuse?   World Health Organization (WHO) defines child sexual abuse as, ‘inappropriate sexual behavior with a child’ and ‘involving a child in sexually activity that he or she doesn’t… Continue reading