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[POCSO On The Ground] Round 2: Presentation By The Working Groups

The first ever POCSO On The Ground – an Evidence Based Discussion on the POCSO law came to a close with the formation of three working group on 1) Rehabilitation 2) Uniformity in Health Systems & 3) Mandatory Reporting and Age of Consent. Over the past 6 months, all three groups have been meeting and deliberating on their chosen subject in the context of POCSO. On 30th...

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A Child Friendly Satara

The First Line of Child Protection This is Dhanaji Khupkar. He is 30. He’s a Masters in Social Work from Bharatiya Vidyapeeth, Pune. He’s always been passionate about giving back to society, he’s driven about making a difference. He is one among the first line of young professional social workers in every district across the nation who...

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[23rd Oct ’15] The Catalog (Vol.3): Hanging Juveniles & Pedophile Culture

A Very Happy Dussehra to everyone. We wish you prosperity, piety and peace. This week in child safety was all about dystopian political stances, more children losing their lives in conflicts, institutional abuse within aid organizations, the rise of ‘pedophile’ culture and much more. We would like to thank the Feminist Current & Tanushree Sahay for their contributions to this edition. #Quote of the...

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India’s Daughter: Why We Shouldn’t Be Silent

India’s Daughters & Sons have grown up in a nation where sexual violence and rape is an everyday reality, like in some other countries. Here, however, the violence is so pervasive that it had jaded us.  But in 2012, the Delhi Gang Rape, where a 23-year-old medical student was gangraped, tortured and killed in a public bus, proved...

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[12 Oct ’15] The Catalog (Vol.1): This Week In Child Safety & More

Hi It has been a while since we have been thinking of putting together a weekly newsletter – one that collates interesting articles, videos, papers, posters, news items etc from across the internet. Presenting Volume 1 of The Catalog. The focus is, of course, on Child Sexual Abuse, Child Safety, Internet Safety etc. Occasional fun and interesting tidbits...

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