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Resources That You Should Tell Your Children About

1098: India’s Child Helpline http://www.ncpcr.gov.in/index2.php: POCSO e-box where you can report cases of child sexual abuse online. Tarshi: We high recommend the purchase of their Guides to Sexuality Education:- Click here to download the Red Book (meant for 10 – 14 year olds) and the Blue Book (15 and older). Agents of Ishq: A media initiative that...

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Child Sexual Abuse: It’s More about Adults

On 12th February 2017, around 20 children from across Chennai’s schools came together for a candlelight vigil, in the wake of the shocking rape and murder of 7-year-old in the city[i]. Talking to the media after the protest, Class 6 student Kamakshi A. said, “When I am walking on the road with my mother, I...

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[19 May] The Catalog: More Questions than Answers – The Anxiety around Paedophiles

This is an anxious edition of The Catalog. At the recently concluded All Stakeholder’s Conference on Child Sexual Abuse, we had the opportunity to sit through 2 separate presentations by doctors associated with KEM Hospital, Pune on their new initiative titled ‘Program for Primary Prevention of Child Sexual Violence’ (PPPSV). It advocates an approach where...

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POCSO Crime Log: April 2017

The POCSO Crime Log is a monthly chronological listing that tracks POCSO Cases reported in reliable media sources. 58 cases came to our notice in the month of April 2017.

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An Uncomfortable Place: Louis Theroux’s ‘A Place For Paedophiles’

KEM Hospital, Pune in collaboration with Institute of Sexology and Sexual Medicine at the Charite University, Berlin is looking to initiate Program for Primary Prevention of Child Sexual Violence (PPPV), which is a first of its kind program in the country. The  program aims to work with non-offending pedophiles (individuals who are sexually attracted to minors but who...

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