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POCSO Crime Log: May 2017

The POCSO Crime Log is a monthly chronological listing that tracks POCSO Cases reported in reliable media sources. 79 cases came to our notice in the month of May 2017.

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#NotInMyName: Scenes From & Away From The Protests

There was no fixing the great gush in the sky. It had been raining incrementally since morning and the ground beneath the Mumbai local railways couldn’t soak it in anymore. I reached the railway station only to realize that there had not been a train for a while. The public had thronged the length and...

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Justice for Children App Review – An Informative Resource for all things Law, Policies and Contacts around Child Protection

In an attempt to connect and familiarize the masses with child protection structures, laws, policies, guidelines and stakeholders working with children, Antakshari Foundation, Department of Child Rights, Rajasthan and UNICEF have come up with an Android app – Justice for Children. The app, which is currently available on Google Playstore, sees itself as “a platform...

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CHIRAG App Review: Easy to Use and Report Child Rights Violations

With the growing use of smartphones and mobile applications in the country, the Maharashtra government in association with the State Child Rights Protection Commission launched the ‘CHIRAG’ mobile application to make it easier to submit complaints of child rights violations. CHIRAG which stands for “Child Helpline for Information on their Rights and to Address their...

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[22 June] Circuit: UnBreak The Internet

The Internet is Broken. It is a phrase that we are now increasingly hearing. And every time we hear it, it feels like a rueful lamentation- an elegy of what could have been, that never came to pass. In Edition 6 of ‘Circuit‘, our monthly newsletter on children, internet & safety, we look at the...

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