Child Abuse

  • The Kidnapping Child Experiment: Yousef Erakat tests people on how they would react if a child was being abducted in front of them 12-02-2014 12:31 PM

    YouTube user Yousef Erakat decides to make a video of how people would react if a child is being abducted in front of them. The video, titled The Kidnapping Child Experiment, features a child posing as someone who is being abducted. He runs to different people on the road and...
  • 'You ruined my childhood', molested student tells her teacher on webcam; video goes viral on YouTube 22-01-2014 01:03 PM

    Los Angeles: A California educator has resigned after a woman accused her in a YouTube video of abusing her when she was a 12-year-old student, school authorities said on Tuesday, and police said they were looking into the allegations. In a video that went viral, 28-year-old Jamie Carrillo speaks into...
  • Mumbai: Man arrested for employing, torturing 11-year-old girl 13-01-2014 11:57 AM

    Mumbai: A 38-year-old man has been arrested for employing and allegedly torturing an 11-year-old girl. The wife of the accused is still absconding. The police claim that the girl was being assaulted for over two years now. The police also say that the man and his wife also denied food...
  • Google blocks over 100,000 child abuse queries from search 18-11-2013 05:05 PM

    London: Google's executive chairman says the company has introduced software that will block links to child abuse material on the web. Eric Schmidt writes in Britain's Daily Mail that Google and other Internet companies like Microsoft have been working with law enforcement to stop pedophiles from sharing illegal pictures on...
  • Watch: Kids narrate their horrid tales of abuse 16-11-2013 04:33 PM

    Incidents of child abuse have risen significantly. In recent days, media reports have been suggesting a spurt on cases of child molestation. From neighbours allegedly abusing kids as young as three-years to teachers molesting students in classrooms - such incidents have not only brought shame to the society but also...
  • CJ Show: A childhood lost to drug abuse and child labour 22-09-2013 01:35 PM

    Due to poverty and absence of government rehabilitation for underprivileged children, many children across the country work as labourers in small scale industries and as domestic help etc. Most of them fall into drug addiction and other forms of abuse. One such child in Delhi turns CJ to narrate his...
  • Aim for society free of child abuse: Dikshit 12-09-2013 06:39 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Thursday that everyone should aim for a society free of the exploitation and abuse of children, where sensitivity was high in these matters. "We must aspire for a society where there is no scope for any exploitation and abuse of children, and...
  • 60-year-old teacher arrested for molesting Class 5 girl 11-09-2013 10:58 PM

    Ghaziabad: A 60-year-old teacher was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly molesting a Class 5 student of a leading private school in Sahibabad. Based on a complaint filed by the girl's mother, a resident of Dilshad Garden in Delhi, a case has been registered against music teacher Tarun Chatterjee, a senior...
  • 'Manodhairya' scheme for victims of rape, child abuse 11-09-2013 07:27 PM

    Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday approved a scheme aimed at providing financial, medical and legal aid, rehabilitation and counselling to victims of rape and child abuse. The scheme, called 'Manodhairya Yojana', would be launched on October 2 and envisages providing between Rs two and three lakh to the victim. The victims...
  • Indian national arrested in UAE for circulating child pornography 16-08-2013 05:43 AM

    An Indian national has been arrested on suspicion of circulating child pornography in the UAE, a media report said on Thursday. According to The National newspaper, the man was using peer to peer (P2P) software, through which users can communicate with each other, to spread pornography featuring children. On a...
  • State of The Nation: Is bonded labour increasing in India? 15-08-2013 11:21 PM

    Today is the 15th of August and in this 67th Independence Day week, CNN-IBN is bringing you State of The Nation focusing on whether there is anything to celebrate about Independence Day this year. ...
  • Google, Yahoo urged to act on child pornography 22-07-2013 05:17 PM

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron challenged the Internet search engine providers Google, Yahoo and Bing on Sunday to block images of child abuse, calling for more action against online pornography. In a television interview, Cameron said search engines must block results for searches using blacklisted keywords to stop Internet...
  • DCPCR lays down guidelines to prevent child abuse 24-04-2013 01:33 AM

    New Delhi: Amid nationwide outcry over the rape of a 5-year-old girl in the national capital, the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights has formulated guidelines for prevention of child abuse in the country. "Child abuse is a crime against one of the most vulnerable sections of our society...
  • Education will help address violence against women: Ranjana Kumari 22-04-2013 06:43 PM

    Are the new anti-rape laws ineffective? Women's rights activist Ranjana Kumari joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. How to change mindset among small town men who come to work in metros? Asked by: Honey A. The most effective way of addressing violence is through education. Gender...
  • Pope Francis urges decisive action against sexual abuse by priests 06-04-2013 11:41 AM

    Vatican City: Pope Francis wants the Catholic Church to "act decisively" to root out sexual abuse of children by priests and ensure the perpetrators are punished, the Vatican said on Friday. Francis, in a meeting with the Holy See's doctrinal chief, Archbishop Gerhard Mueller, had declared that combating sexual abuse...
  • Norway child abuse case: Andhra couple move higher court 06-12-2012 03:25 PM

    Oslo: An Indian software professional and his wife, who were convicted for "serious child abuse" of their seven-year-old son, have filed an appeal in a higher court in Norway. Chandrasekhar Vallabhaneni and his wife Anupama, who were arrested by police last month, were sentenced by Oslo District Court to jail...
  • Norway child abuse: 'Difficult to explain court verdict to child' 04-12-2012 09:27 PM

    An Indian couple from Andhra Pradesh has been sentenced to jail by a Norwegian court for mistreating their seven-year-old son. ...
  • Norway child abuse: MEA assures help 04-12-2012 08:27 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday said that the Indian embassy in Norway was in constant touch with the Indian couple from Andhra Pradesh sentenced to jail for alleged child abuse. A statement by the MEA said, "Our embassy in Norway has been in touch with the...
  • Norway child abuse row: Indian couple jailed 04-12-2012 03:40 PM

    Oslo: An Oslo court on Tuesday convicted the Indian couple from Andhra Pradesh who were facing charges of child abuse. The father was sentenced to 18 months and the mother to 15 months in jail by the court after being convicted of burning and hitting their seven-year-old son with belt....
  • Method of parenting specific to a certain culture? 04-12-2012 11:36 AM

    The Norway Police has claimed that the Indian couple from Andhra Pradesh facing charges of child abuse burnt and hit their seven-year-old son with belt. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discussed whether the method of parenting is specific to a certain culture on the show. Below is the full transcript...
  • Norway child abuse case: Court verdict today 04-12-2012 07:27 AM

    Oslo: An Oslo court is set to rule on the Indian couple Andhra Pradesh facing charges of child abuse burnt and hit their seven-year-old son with belt on Tuesday. The prosecution has asked for a 15-month jail term for the mother and an 18-month jail term for the father. The...
  • FTN: Should there be universal parenting norms? 03-12-2012 11:59 PM

    The Norway Police claimed that the Indian couple from Andhra facing charges of child abuse burnt and hit their seven-year-old son with belt. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 03-12-2012 11:57 PM

    Watch today's top stories with CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Norway child abuse: 'Indian couple burnt, hit son' 03-12-2012 06:40 PM

    Oslo: The Norway police on Monday claimed that the Indian couple from Andhra Pradesh facing charges of child abuse burnt and hit their seven-year-old son with belt. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Oslo police official Kurt Lir said that the charges against the Vallabhanenis are from 2007 to March 2012. "The charges...
  • Norway child abuse case: Sentencing on Tuesday 03-12-2012 05:35 PM

    New Delhi: A Norway court has reserved its order on the sentencing of an Indian couple accused of child abuse till Tuesday. The couple, hailing from Andhra Pradesh, was arrested for reprimanding its seven-year-old son for wetting his pants. They now face up to one-and-a-half-years in prison. The prosecution has...
  • BBC Newsnight error: Two senior editors step down 13-11-2012 06:35 PM

    More heads are rolling at the BBC over its false report over a child abuse sex scandal aired on its flagship programme Newsnight. Two more top editorial employees resigned on Tuesday pending a probe. ...
  • Facebook photos lead to child abuse arrests 30-12-2011 05:21 PM

    Phoenix: Two Arizona parents were arrested by sheriff's deputies after apparently posting pictures on Facebook that showed their children, an infant and a toddler, bound with duct tape, authorities said on Thursday. Coconino County deputies arrested Frankie Almuina, 20, and Kayla Almuina, 19, on suspicion of two counts of child...
  • 'Most abandoned, abused children in Maharashtra' 11-11-2011 08:57 AM

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court may have said our children are our greatest national asset, but these abandoned children at a child protection home in Mumbai tell a different story. Superintendent, Bal Asha Trust Madhavi Karandikar said, "Many of them are brought from different parts of the country, or just come...
  • Delhi: Teenage domestic help tortured, 2 arrested 07-11-2011 01:10 PM

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident of child abuse in the national capital, a 14-year-old girl was dumped at Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia hospital with multiple injuries and a fractured spine. Tipped off by an NGO, the Delhi Police has arrested the girl's employer and her uncle. The girl was...
  • Zindagi Live: Child abuse prevention 26-06-2011 12:06 PM

    On this episode of 'Zindagi Live' we discuss the torturous situation faced by children which even lead to suicide. ...