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Sexual harassment  cover-up in the classroom
The Express Tribune

3-year-old girl allegedly sexually assaulted by juvenile

The victim''s mother lodged a complaint after which a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and relevant sections of IPC was registered. DNA, 1 month ago
Sexual harassment cover-up in the classroom The Express Tribune, 4 days ago
The Nation Nigeria

No age limitation in Sexual Offences Act, says senator

A former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Sen. Umar Dahiru, has said the Sexual Offences Act was meant to protect the rights of all sexes. Dahiru, a member of the seventh National Assembly, made the ...
 The Nation Nigeria3 weeks ago

Agency to deal withgang- rape videos coming

AMIDST hundreds of gang- rape videos flooding the Internet and several serial sexual offenders roaming scot free, an agency with pan- India jurisdiction to act on such clips and take action against criminals could soon become a reality. The ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago
Times of India

Over 500 cases of sexual offences against children pending: Delhi High Court informed

The submissions were made by an advocate, who has filed a PIL on lack of number of independent public prosecutors in courts handling cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, in his rejoinder to the Delhi government's affidavit ...
 DNA1 month ago Need more public prosecutors to handle POCSO cases: HC told  Business Standard1 month ago
Times of India

SC/ST atrocities Act to be made more stringent

NEW DELHI: "Touching a Dalit or tribal woman in a sexual manner without consent" or "acts/gestures of sexual nature" against them would invite the stringent provisions of the (POA). The Centre has decided to amend the POA along the lines of UPA's ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Deonar hold awareness drive on POCSO Act, sexual abuse for college students

There is an urgent need for communities, local rape crisis centres and college campuses to come together to prevent and raise awareness of sexual assault, and also respond to survivors with support. The best way to address and prevent sexual ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier1 month ago

PIL in HC against its order to abolish POCSO court

challenging its administrative order abolishing a special court set up under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for hearing child sexual abuse cases. The PIL filed by a lawyer has contended that the high court's May 16 order, by which the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Why POCSO court abolished, asks HC  Times of India2 weeks ago HC seeks RG's reply against its order to abolish POCSO court  Business Standard2 weeks ago
New Zealand Herald

Medical practitioner could keep working after sex offence charges

A medical practitioner jailed for sexually abusing young boys may still be able to practice if he successfully completes rehabilitative measures. The practitioner admitted two representative charges and one additional charge of doing an indecent ...
 New Zealand Herald1 day ago
Sunday World Ireland

Sexual offence victims praised for speaking up

Campaigners and politicians in the UK have praised sex offence victims for speaking to police after latest figures showed a significant rise in the number of crimes being reported to officers. There was a 37% increase in the number of sex offences ...
 Sunday World Ireland1 month ago Garda manhunt underway for on-the-run sex offender convicted of teen attack  Irish Independent1 week ago Sex offenders in UK serving longest sentences in past decade  International Business Times UK2 weeks ago Manhunt underway for sex offender convicted of teen attack on the run in Ireland  Irish Mirror1 week ago
Kenya News Agency

Train law enforcers on sexual offences, says KGGA Commissioner

Kenya Girl Guide Association (KGGA) Commissioner for training, Ivy Wasike has said there is need to sensitize stakeholders on sexual offences in order to enable them handle such cases adequately. Speaking during a media breakfast meeting in Kisumu ...
 Kenya News Agency1 week ago
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