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Online Child Sexual Abuse Trends and Statistics from IWF Annual Report 2016

UK-based Internet Watch Foundation, the global experts at tackling child sexual abuse images on the internet and our partners for India’s first Internet hotline recently released their annual report for 2016. The report gives the latest data on child sexual abuse images and videos online reported from their 51 hotlines across 45 countries including India...

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[1 May] The Catalog: Disasters in Justice

In mid-February, we dedicated an edition of our newsletter to highlight a spate of retrograde judgements delivered by courts across the country. Not even two months later, there’s some dispiriting deja vu. Last week, French Diplomat Pascal Mazurier, accused by his wife of abusing their then-3 year old infant daughter, was acquitted by a Bangalore...

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A Prolonged Fight for Justice Denied: State of Karnataka Vs. Pascal Mazurier

Despite ‘access to justice’ being a fundamental right enshrined in the constitution, in engaging with the system over time, one comes to realize that access doesn’t really frame the experience in terms of imagery and feeling. Access to justice feels like connecting to a wi-fi and entering a password. While the fight for justice implies...

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Court Log: January – March 2017

Court Log is a quarterly chronological listing that tracks notable court cases and judgements pertaining to POCSO and other related laws addressing sexual assault and harassment.

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#AarambhIndiaImpact: Govt directs Indian ISPs to implement IWF URL Blocking List to Combat Child Sexual Abuse Material in India

On 20th April 2016, the Government directed the Indian Internet Service Providers to institute the blocking and distribution of child sexual abuse content. The Government Order instructs relevant ISPs to adopt Aarambh India’s hotline partner Internet Watch Foundation’s blocking list which contains URL’s containing child sexual abuse material.

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[19 April] The Catalog: Heat, Dust & Sexual Health

March is ‘the new May’. April is a turbo-charged tandoor. And we have yet develop the faculties to address the all-new white-hot-nuclear-scorcher that will be May 2017. If you can say one thing about the summer, it’s that it puts the whole damn human story in perspective. Eventually, climate change is going to get us...

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