BLOGS

From Cambodia to India: The Sinister Orphanage Tourism

Travelling sex offenders are resorting to orphanage tourism to get easy access to children. Children’s Homes and Child Protection Systems in India need to keep their eyes open and policies straight, writes Prof. (Dr.) Pravin Patkar. “Safety and security don’t just happen; they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our...

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Everything You Want to Teach Your Kids About Online Safety In 1 Poster

You may be a Ninja, but you don’t need to be one to protect your children from a bad experience over the internet. Simple, straight forward messages can help you teach your child not just how to use the internet safely but most importantly, how to be a good online citizen. Our friends at Bodhini,...

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POCSO On The Ground. Round 2.

On 11th May 2015, the first POCSO on the Ground (POTG) – an evidence based examination of the implementation of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012 was held. The platform brought together a group consisting of social workers, child rights activists, lawyers, doctors, counselors and other members from civil society from across sectors...

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[Nov 2] The Catalog: Castration, Online Safety, Children in Court & More

Hello. A lot of what got discussed this week in child safety was about considering castration as a form of equitable justice in cases of sexual offences. Also, a very safe, sanitary but nonetheless fascinating sounding research on Indian teenagers in Online spaces was released. With Melinda Gates and the Lancet Journal pulling up the Indian government, we also spoke about domestic abuse,...

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