Laws regarding child sexual abuse Current Affairs, GK & News
Both the houses of parliament have approved the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill amends the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 seeks to protect children from offences such as sexual assault, sexual harassment, and pornography. Features of the Bill Penetrative Sexual Assault The 2012 act provided punishment of imprisonment ..
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The Union Cabinet has recently approved amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act of 2012 to make punishment more stringent for committing sexual crimes against children. To discourage the trend of child sexual abuse by acting as a deterrent, Section-4, Section-5 and Section-6 are proposed to be amended to provide the ..
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Amnesty International India launches Our Safety, Our Rights to create awareness among children to identify sexual abuse
On 16 August, the Amnesty International India (AII) has launched a new campaign “Our Safety, Our Rights” to create awareness among children to help them understand and identify sexual abuse. The campaign seeks to empower children to speak up and report sexual abuse without fear. The AII has collaborated with Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samiti (BGVS), ..