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Child Sexual Abuse

Break The Silence

 
 
 
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  •   1098 to the rescue

    1098 to the rescue

    A girl saves her older sister from forced marriage by dialling CHILDLINE’s helpline number

  •   Beyond school lessons

    Beyond school lessons

    Delhi Public School, Raipur, conducts workshops on safe and unsafe touch

  •   Information Activist

    Information Activist

    Cinderella Prakash educates people about child sexual abuse at churches and schools

   
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    Talking pictures

    In August 2012, the Chhattisgarh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights started raising awareness about a topic that is considered taboo. It put up posters in over 1,200 ashram schools in the state to educate children and adults about child sexual abuse.

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    Talking pictures
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    Decoding POCSO

    A 2007 survey by the Ministry of Women and Child Development showed that 53% of children in India had been sexually abused. This was only one indication of the increasing public pressure for the law against child sexual abuse which was passed by both houses of Parliament on May 22, 2012. Here, we explain this law in simple words.

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    NGO YOU SUPPORTED: CHILDLINE

    NGO YOU SUPPORTED: CHILDLINE

    A safe haven

    In a survey conducted in 13 states of India, it was found that one in every two children in India have been sexually abused. Till now, many survivors and their families have found help by calling CHILDLINE. Soon, they can look to begin the process of healing at a one-stop crisis centre in Mumbai.

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    NGO YOU SUPPORTED: CHILDLINE
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