Sunday, December 3, 2023

Topic: POCSO

Over 2,000 arrested in Assam’s cracks down on child marriages; TMC says “only immediate violators should be arrested”

Within a day after the Assam government launched a crackdown on child marriage, over 2000 men are arrested from across the state for allegedly...

Calling a girl “item” derogatory: Mumbai Court convicts man for harassing teenager

Calling a girl "item" is derogatory as it objectifies her in a sexual manner, said a Special POCSO Court in Mumbai while sentencing a man to 1.5 years imprisonment for sexual harassment of a 16 year old girl.

Kerala: 60 former students accuse CPIM councillor of sexual abuse, accused absconding

At least 60 former students of St. Gemma’s Girls Higher Secondary School in Kerala's Malappuram district accused a CPI(M) councillor of the Malappuram municipality and a retired teacher of sexually abusing them for many years when he was their teacher at the school.

Kerala: Dalit family of a child sexual abuse survivor faces social boycott from CPIM

"An unwritten social boycott existed against us. People stopped talking to us. Nobody is visiting my home. In tea shops, grocery shops wherever I go, I feel boycotted," says Unnikrishnan, father of a POCSO offence survivor, who hails from Kattoor village in Kerala’s Thrissur district.