by Maansi Verma – March 2022 A teenage girl (‘X’) and her family were attacked by a group of people in her locality on multiple occasions, during which time the child was sexually assaulted as well. Her family had called the police every time they were physically attacked but the police took no action and […]
by Krishna Sharma on March 2022 In this post, I’ll discuss another issue of grave concern in the area of juvenile justice – keeping children in adult jails. The Juvenile Justice Act (the ‘JJ Act’) is beneficial legislation that aims to provide care, protection and rehabilitation to children who commit offenses. But when a child is […]
In September this year, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) published its annual ‘Crime in India’ report providing statistics on crimes committed in India in 2020. In the last three years, according to its data, 418,385 crimes against children were recorded.