Child Pornography

Operation Megh Chakra

The CBI launched the Operation Megh Chakra to combat the spread of Child Sexual Abuse Materials online. Key facts The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) launched Operation Megh Chakra on September 24, 2022 to conduct searches at 56 locations across ..



Maharashtra Police: Operation Blackface, TRACE and Crawler

Context in Current Affairs: The cyber wing of Maharashtra police has recently acquired a software called the “Crawler” from the INTERPOL that will help to track down child pornography. A core unit of 12 officers has been formed to implement ..


US: 25,000 Child porn cases in 5 months in India; Rajya Sabha panel report on child porn

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 ..


OCSAE: On-line Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention Unit set up by CBI

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has set up an On-line Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (OCSAE) Prevention/Investigation Unit at New Delhi under its Special Crime Zone to tackle the menace of child porn on the internet. This step has been ..


Parliament passes Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Parliament passed Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019 to provide stricter punishments for child sex abuse. It was first passed by Rajya Sabha on July 24, 2019 and then by Lok Sabha on August 1, 2019. The ..


POCSO (Amendment) Bill, 2019

The Rajya Sabha has passed the POCSO (Amendment) Bill, 2019. It will now be sent to the president for his approval before becoming the law. With it’s passage, the government hopes to impose a stringent check on the rising crimes ..