Parents of the girl and other students have been protesting at the school, demanding action against school authorities for allowing a person who is not an employee to have …
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Jharkhand: Panel Probing Dalit Minor’s Self-Immolation Submits Report, Family Given Rs 25,000
The 15-year-old student told police that on October 14, a woman invigilator made her remove clothes in a room adjacent to a classroom during an exam to check if …
Karnataka: Third Minor Girl Alleges Sexual Assault by Murugha Mutt Head
Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru is already under judicial custody till October 21, after he was arrested for allegedly raping two minor girls.
UP: 13-Year-Old Dies by Suicide After Gang-Rape; Family Alleges Police Inaction, Coercion
The SHO of a police station was removed and the investigating officer suspended for alleged negligence.
How the Supreme Court’s Abortion Judgment Strengthens the Right to Autonomy
The verdict emphasised the state's positive obligation to provide access to abortions, making it clear that abortions are not a privilege given by the state but merely regulated by …
SC Abortion Verdict: Reading Down Mandatory Reporting Under POCSO Is a Double-Edged Sword
Though the court said minors engaging in consensual sexual activity can ask registered medical practitioners not to report instances of pregnancy, this could have a disastrous effect on children …
UP: Minor Who Was Allegedly Gang-Raped Seen Walking Naked on Street in Viral Video
A first information report was lodged on September 7, a week after the incident happened, and one of the accused was arrested on September 15.
Bhopal: Child Raped in School Bus, FIR Filed Under POCSO Act
"It is the duty of the school management to ensure police verification of the bus staff. We can't leave children at the hands of barbarians," said Madhya Pradesh chief …
UP: School Manager Arrested After 17 Girls Allege They Were Drugged, Molested
The school manager, identified in some reports as the 'principal', allegedly called the girls for 'Hindi practical exams' and made them stay the night in the school building.
You Weren’t Sexually Harassed, You Had ‘Protective’ Clothing on: A Note to My 10-Yr-Old Self
According to one judge at the Bombay high court, it wasn’t sexual assault.