Tag Archive: media

Time to confront child abuse – Midday

There seems to have been an epidemic of sexual molestation of children in Mumbai newspapers are full of horrifying stories about how children are vulnerable in places where they’re supposed to be safest.… Continue reading

One More Rape And Words Have Failed Me – By Halabol

Here are some words which I don’t know the meaning of any more: brutal, horror, terrible, rage, outrage, horrible, awful, ghastly, monstrous, savage, primitive, anger, shame, sorrow… These words ran out after December… Continue reading

Combating child sexual abuse By Harini Calamur

A 5-year-old girl was out playing in Delhi, when she was kidnapped. Taken to a room in the same building in which she stayed with her family, she was raped and brutalised with objects.… Continue reading

No child sexual abuse cases yet registered with city police

Even after the implementation of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, no cases of child sexual abuse have been reported to date. Not a single case of child sexual abuse… Continue reading

Indian children protest against rape via ‘The Guardian’


Painful payment for Afghan debt: a daughter, 6 – NDTV

Kabul: As the shadows lengthened around her family’s hut here in one of Kabul’s sprawling refugee camps, a slight 6-year-old girl ran in to where her father huddled with a group of elders near… Continue reading

Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) Campaign in schools

With the introduction of the Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) campaign in schools across Mumbai, the project has made a huge success since its inception in early 2011. The project team has been able… Continue reading

Teenager exposes India’s ‘one month wives’ sex tourism – By The Telegraph

Campaigners for Muslim women’s rights said while short term ‘contract marriages’ are illegal in India and forbidden in Islam, they are increasing in Hyderabad, in southern India, where wealthy foreigners, local agents and ‘Qazis’ –… Continue reading


Child sexual abuse has existed in all societies for centuries. There are many definitions of child sexual abuse. The standing committee on sexually abused children (Bajpai, 2003) has defined Child Sexual Abuse as… Continue reading

How next pope must tackle child sex abuse – CNN

As Pope Benedict XVIteps down, the moral authority and future of the Roman Catholic Church depends on the next pope forcefully dealing with child sex abuse in its ranks. Benedict had the power to… Continue reading