POCSO Current Affairs, GK & News

POCSO  Current Affairs, GK & News

Government notifies POCSO Rules, 2020

The Government has notified the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Rules, 2020 which enables implementation of recent amendments to the Act. Under the new rules, punishment for child abuse has been made more stringent. The rules state that any person who has received any pornographic material involving a child or any information regarding such ..


Maharashtra has the Highest Number of Cases Registered under the POCSO Act from 2015 to 2017

The Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani in a written reply to Rajya Sabha provided the information regarding the total number of cases registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 as per the last three reports of the National Crime Records Bureau(NCRB). Highlights from the reports: ..



Executive, Legislative and Judicial Actions against Child Abuse in India

Child abuse is classified into physical, sexual and emotional. Each of them has recognizable characteristics. Physical abuse is indicated by bruises, burns, fractures, abrasions and injuries. Sexual abuse, which is involvement of children in sexual activities which they don’t comprehend and unable to give consent; is usually not identified with physical indicators alone. Under it, ..