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  • Bangalore school shocker: How to make our schools safer? Yesterday

    A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped in a Bangalore school on Tuesday. The angry parents staged a protest and asked the authorities to address their concerns over the incidence. ...
  • Bangalore minor rape: Police arrest school staff member Yesterday

    Bangalore: The Bangalore Police on Friday arrested one person in connection with the alleged rape of a three-year-old inside the premises of her school. The person arrested, KK Reddy, is a member of the school management. The arrest came after a criminal case was lodged against him. Three others have...
  • 72-yr-old-man sexually abuses mentally challenged minor girl in Odisha 2 days ago

    Balasore: A mentally-challenged minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a 72-year-old relative of hers who has been absconding after the matter came to light. According to the FIR lodged by the girl's mother on September 28, the accused allegedly sexually assaulted the girl and also threatened her against talking...
  • Childhood psychological abuse as harmful as sexual abuse October 9, 2014

    Washington: Children who are emotionally abused and neglected face similar and sometimes worse mental health problems as kids who are physically or sexually abused, according to a new study. "Given the prevalence of childhood psychological abuse and the severity of harm to young victims, it should be at the forefront...
  • Thane: Man arrested for raping minor girl October 6, 2014

    Thane: A 36 years old man was on Monday arrested by the police for raping a two-and-a-half years old girl at Mumbra near. Assistant police inspector SV Pawar of Mumbra police station said that both Abdul Khalid Mohamad Kausar, the accused, and the victim's family hailed from Darbhanga in Bihar....
  • Elephants still being subjected to torture in circuses: PETA October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Elephants are still "tortured" in circuses despite a decision by Animal Welfare Board of India last year to ban their registration for performing in such shows, an animal rights group has alleged. "AWBI, a statutory body under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, decided to ban the registration...
  • Delhi: PIL in HC on protecting school kids from sexual abuse September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Centre to lay down norms to prevent sexual abuse of school-going children in the national capital. "The safety of the school going children of the national capital is at stake and despite the...
  • 'Rape survivors in India are always traumatised' September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: How cruel the world can be for a rape survivor, Suzette Jordan, the 2012 Park Street survivor, can tell you but this hasn't killed her spirit or made her give up her zest for life. "Survivors in India are always traumatised. People pointed at my dignity. They did not...
  • Skillsoft brings training courseware to curb sexual harassment September 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: Cloud-based learning solutions provider Skillsoft on Tuesday introduced an e-learning courseware focused on sexual harassment sensitisation and prevention, customised for India. The online course, suitable for employees across levels, introduces learners to sexual harassment prevention guidelines, the company said in a statement. "It helps to identify and prevent sexual harassment...
  • Odisha: Minor girl raped by 14yearold September 16, 2014

    Kendrapara: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a 14yearold boy at Ghagara village the district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night when the sixyearold girl was alone at her home, police said, adding, the matter came to light when the girl narrated her ordeal...
  • Daily pot use sends school hopes up in smoke: study September 10, 2014

    Paris: Teenagers under 17 who use cannabis daily are 60 per cent less likely to complete high school or get a degree than peers who have never taken the drug, researchers said on Wednesday. They are also nearly seven times likelier to attempt suicide and are almost eight times likelier to...
  • Delhi government to teach children refusal skills to prevent their abuse September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government is devising comprehensive awareness modules to prevent child abuse, especially sexual abuse. The awareness modules are not only meant for children but also for the parents, teachers and other care givers in Homes where children in need of care and protection are lodged. "Though there are...
  • Maharashtra: Man rapes 4yearold girl; held September 7, 2014

    Gadchiroli: A fouryearold girl had allegedly been raped by a man in Desaiganj locality of the town, police said on Sunday. According to police, 32yearold Waman Pagade, who was acquainted with the victim and her family, sexually assaulted the minor on Thursday. He has been arrested in this connection. Spotting that...
  • 77 per cent of teenage Indian girls endure sexual violence: UN September 5, 2014

    United Nations: About 77 per cent of girls aged between 15 and 19 in India have been subjected to sexual violence by their spouses, according to a report by UNICEF which also said more than half of the girls in the age group faced physical abuse at the hands of...
  • The Citizen Journalist show September 2, 2014

    Stories that affect you the citizens of India. ...
  • Bangalore: 13yearold boy thrashed, made to walk on his knees at a government shelter home August 22, 2014

    Bangalore: In a shocking incident reported from a government shelter home in Bangalore, a 13yearold boy was brutally thrashed with a rod in the shelter. The boy was allegedly taken to the shelter home mistakenly, thinking that he might be an orphan. The boy was then allegedly assaulted in the...
  • An abusive boss can make entire team hostile August 22, 2014

    Is your boss abusive and does not pay much heed to even positive suggestions made by the team? Such superiors can actually throw the entire work team into conflict, hurting productivity, reveals a study. Supervisors who belittle and ridicule workers not only negatively affect those workers' attitudes and behaviours but also...
  • Teen help brutalised in Bangalore: Does urban India treat their domestic helps as slaves? August 13, 2014

    The abuse of a 13yearold girl as a domestic help in Bangalore has blown the lid off of many welleducated, highincome families trafficking young girls and boys from North India as house helps. CNNIBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether urban India treats their domestic helps as...
  • Bangalore: Abuse of 13yearold domestic help blows the lid off growing trafficking August 13, 2014

    Bangalore: The abuse of a 13yearold girl as a domestic help in Bangalore has blown the lid off of many welleducated, highincome families trafficking young girls and boys from North India as house helps. On August 9, 2014, a 13yearold was rescued after she was brought to hospital with severe...
  • Caught on camera: Teacher canes 8yearold differentlyabled child August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking case in Mumbai, a teacher caned an 8yearold student in a school for the differentlyabled children. The horrific episode was captured on video by a resident of a building next to the school in Mumbai's Matunga area. The incident took place on July 30. The child's...
  • Indian couple arrested in US; charged with abusing daughter August 6, 2014

    New York: An Indian couple has been arrested in New York and charged with subjecting their 12yearold daughter to "unspeakable physical abuse" for months by starving her and beating her with a metal handle and baseball bat, leaving her severely bruised and hospitalised for surgery. Rajesh Ranot, 46, and his...
  • Delhi: Private taxi driver sexually abuses 5yearold school girl August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking case of rape in Delhi, a private taxi driver of a public school allegedly sexually abused a 5yearold girl. The girl is from a private school in South Delhi and the driver has been arrested. The suspect used to take the child to school in...
  • Karnataka: 70yearold teacher arrested for sexually abusing minor girl in school premises August 5, 2014

    Bangalore: A 70yearold teacher was arrested in Ramnagara district of Karnataka on Tuesday for allegedly sexually abusing an eightyearold student. The principal was arrested for abetting the crime. The incident comes barely a month after alleged gangrape of a sixyearold girl at a highprofile school in Bangalore that evoked public outrage. The...
  • Living It Up: Child sexual abuse August 2, 2014

    In this episode of Living it Up, we discuss the alarming rise in cases of child sexual abuse. ...
  • Sexual abuse of children rampant in India August 1, 2014

    Child sexual abuse has become rampant in India. It is estimated that more than 50,000 children have been subjected to sexual abuse in less than a decade. Recently, the rape of the 6yearold in the Bangalore school left India dumbstruck. ...
  • Former aide to Britain's Prince Philip charged with sex abuse July 31, 2014

    London: The former personal assistant of Britain's Prince Philip has been charged with sexually abusing a girl while he was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors said. Benjamin Herman, 79, was the personal assistant or "equerry" to the 93yearold husband of Queen Elizabeth from 1971 to 1974....
  • Wadia threw burning cigarettes at my face: Preity Zinta to police July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who has accused industrialist Ness Wadia of molestation, has said her former boyfriend had thrown burning cigarettes at her and locked her up in a room even before the May 30 incident at Wankhede Stadium after which she filed a police complaint. "Ness's behaviour towards me...
  • AP: Hostel sealed, students shifted after caning of visually impaired children July 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: A day after a video surfaced showing three visually impaired students being beaten by their teacher and another unknown person in Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh, a twomember team of the Child Rights Commission visited hostel near Hyderabad. The hostel has now been sealed and the students will be moved...
  • AP: Video shows visually impaired children being caned by teacher July 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a shocking incident from the town of Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh, a video has surfaced showing some visuallyimpaired children being beaten by their school principal and another unknown person. The children can be seen and heard screaming, begging to be spared in the video. While the children plead, the...
  • Pope apologises for 'sacrilegious cult' of Church's sexual abuse July 7, 2014

    Vatican city: Pope Francis told victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clerics the church should "weep and make reparation" for crimes he said had had taken on the dimensions of a sacrilegious cult. "For some time now I have felt in my heart deep pain and suffering," he said in...