Child abuse Current Affairs, GK & News
We Protect Global Alliance recently released its Global Threat Assessment report 2021. Key findings of the report The report notes that, Child sexual abuse is a chronically underfunded issue. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, cases of child sexual exploitation and abuse online have increased. In the last two years, reporting of child sexual exploitation and online ..
Recent statistics on Haryana have been pointing towards rising graph of sexual offences against minor girls in the State. Key Findings Statistics also points towards grossly inadequate steps taken by the government to deal with this situation. There is a surge in number of cases reported under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. ..
Every year, International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is celebrated on June 4. The day was established in 1982 and is marked by the United Nations. Highlights The day is being marked to acknowledge the pain suffered by the children throughout the world. The day speaks about the agony of the young innocent ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
On January 28, 2020, a non-profit organization in the US called the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) said that over 25,000 cases of child pornography have been uploaded in 5 months in India. The data has been shared by the organization with the National Crime Records Bureau. Highlights The Home Ministry has ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
On December 31, 2019, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released its annual report. The report stated that since 1989, the number of countries experiencing conflicts has increased and the attacks on children has increased as well. Highlights According to the report, the number of attacks on children since 2010 has increased three-fold. The agency ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs