Sexual Offence Bill

  • Aamir Khan lauds child sexual abuse bill 23-05-2012 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: Superstar Aamir Khan, who highlighted the issue of child sexual abuse in the second episode of his show 'Satyamev Jayate', is happy that the Parliament has approved a bill to protect kids below 18 from such exploitation. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Bill, 2011, was earlier...
  • Parl passes bill to protect children from sexual abuse 22-05-2012 07:25 PM

    New Delhi: Parliament on Tuesday approved a bill to protect children below 18 from sexual abuse, set up special courts for speedy trial of cases against them and provide stringent punishment extending up to life term for offenders. "The bill is gender neutral. It seeks to protect children from sexual...
  • Govt approves 18 years as age bar for legal sex 26-04-2012 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Thursday approved amendments in a Bill under which any sexual activity, even consensual, with a person below the age of 18 would be considered an offence. In the earlier version of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Bill, 2011, consensual sexual activity with children...