Child Abuse

An America in distress needs urgent reforms

The Elderly Economic Security Standard Index informs that in 2016 a majority of them lacked the “financial resources required to meet basic needs.” Nearly 28 per cent of US households are single person households.

Nearly 51,000 child abuse complaints reach NCPCR in last five years

Government data showed that a maximum number of 9,572 complaints were received from Madhya Pradesh followed by 5,340 complaints from Uttar Pradesh. States like Odisha, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh also reported a large number of complaints -- 4,276; 3,205 and 4,685 respectively -- to the NCPCR in the last five years.

Licence of Hyd school cancelled over sexual abuse of four-year-old

Telangana Education Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy constituted a four-member committee headed by the secretary of the Department of School Education to look into the safety and security aspects of schools across the state. The committee will submit its recommendations in a week.