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Digital Citizenship in The Asia Pacific

I think that our grandchildren will probably regard the distinction we make between what we call the real world and what they think of as simply the world as the quaintest and most incomprehensible thing about us. – William Gibson (Digital) Citizenship: Consider walking from one corner of the street to the other. In doing...

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[28 Feb] The Catalog: Mostly Bad News & Some Good News

At the time of writing, social media #India is experiencing one of its periodic explosions of misguided patriarchal patriotism. The online pitchfork mob has dialed the khap upto 11, mansplaining, screaming treason & issuing rape threats against a young college student for essentially saying that – war is bad. And considering the girl lost her...

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My First Experience Attending a Child Sexual Abuse Training

Two people, one man and a woman, were called on to the stage by the trainer, Uma Subramanian – Director Aarambh India and were told to impersonate a biology school teacher and brief the audience about human body and its parts. Of course, they pointed out to every part except what we call “private parts”....

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[14 Feb] The Catalog: Law & Dis-Order

The past few weeks have been a tough and disillusioning period in terms of delivering justice to victims of sexual offences. Discussions involving the Child and the Law usually paints a picture of a toxic machine to which unsuspecting and vulnerable children are subjected. Any ‘closure’ for the child is a distant kind of maybe-horizon....

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POCSO Crime Log: January 2017

The POCSO Crime Log is a monthly chronological listing that tracks POCSO Cases reported in reliable media sources. 10 cases came to our notice in the month of January 2017.

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[6 Feb 2017] Circuit: Tomorrow is Safer Internet Day #SID2017

Lets Unite for a Safer Internet. Tomorrow is Safer Internet Day or as it is known on the twitters -#SID2017. And what better day to launch edition 2 of Circuit – our monthly newsletter on Children, Safety & the Internet. This month it features loads and loads of internet safety resources that you can use...

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