Child protection Current Affairs, GK & News

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 shared by the organization with the National Crime Records Bureau. Highlights The Home Ministry has ..

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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 against children and the strong provisions for crimes in the bill, as per the government, ..

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UN Security Council adopts Resolution 2427 to protect children in armed conflict

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has adopted Resolution 2427 aimed at providing legal framework for mainstreaming protection, rights, well-being and empowerment of children throughout the conflict cycle. The resolution has won unanimous approval of the 15 members of the council. Resolution 2427 The resolution strongly condemns recruitment and use of children in armed conflicts ..

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First National Conclave on Psychological Trauma, Child Protection, and Mental Illnesses held in New Delhi

The first National Conclave on Psychological Trauma, Child Protection, and Mental Illnesses held in New Delhi. It was aimed to provide comprehensive synthesis of research, service provision and clinical practice in addressing psychological trauma and subsequent mental illnesses in Indian children and adolescents Key Facts The two day conclave was organised by Ministry of Women ..

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NRI children brought in Delhi from Norway

The 2 NRI children Abhigyan and Aishwarya, who were kept in foster care by authorities in Norway for nearly a year, arrived in New Delhi after a protracted legal battle. The children came with by their foster father. A Norwegian court handed over the 2 NRI children in foster care to their paternal uncle, ending ..

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