BLOGS

[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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[31 Jan 2017]The Catalog: How We Were Beguiled

In this edition of The Catalog, we are taking a look at the confessions of Sunil Rastogi, a serial child sex offender who last week admitted to assaulting over 500 girls. He claims to have a fetish for minors as he believed that they were virgins. He would catch a train to Delhi and prowl...

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How We Were Beguiled: Savile to Rastogi. Why We Fail to Spot the Perpetrator

On 14th January, 2017, the Delhi Police arrested Sunil Rastogi, a tailor from the town of Bilaspur in the National Capital Region on the charges of abduction and sexual assault of girl children in at least 3 cases. Rastogi’s subsequent confession shocked the nation. He claimed to have sexually assaulted a total of over 500...

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[Work With Us] Aarambh India is Looking For a Counselor

Job Summary: The Counselor will be responsible for providing mental health support and therapeutic counselling for child victims of sexual offences and families in the city of Mumbai. The position is a part of the project of creating ‘Child Friendly Systems’ in the city of Mumbai, in partnership with UNICEF. The project involves social work...

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