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WhatsApp Head Slams Apple Over Its Tools To Curb Child Abuse, Says Clear Violation Of Privacy
WhatsApp Head Slams Apple Over Its Tools To Curb Child Abuse, Says Clear Violation Of Privacy

On Thursday, Apple confirmed plans to deploy new technology within iOS, macOS, watchOS, and iMessage that will detect potential child abuse imagery, but clarified crucial details from the ongoing project.

CBI Arrests UP Junior Engineer For Alleged Sexual Abuse Of Children
CBI Arrests UP Junior Engineer For Alleged Sexual Abuse Of Children

New Delhi: A junior engineer of Uttar Pradesh irrigation department was nabbed by the CBI on Tuesday for alleged sexual exploitation of around 50 children for last 10 years. The junior engineer is also charged of selling videos, photographs and other materials of nefarious acts on dark net to other paedophiles across the globe. He […]

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Odisha Tribal Boy Sexually Assaulted: British National Held On Paedophile Charges

Jharsuguda: A 68-year-old British national who runs a child shelter home in Jharsuguda district was arrested by police on charges of sexually abusing a tribal minor boy of his shelter home. According to reports, accused John Patrick Bridge was running the child shelter home – ‘Faith Outreach’ in Cox Colony area of Jharsuguda, to provide […]

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Cyber security agency asks parents to monitor child's Internet activity amid spurt during lockdown

New Delhi: With school-going children increasingly using the internet for studies during lockdown imposed to control the spread of coronavirus, the national cyber security agency on Wednesday asked parents to monitor their online activity and guard against cyber bullying and inappropriate content streaming. “The Internet is good resource for kids to prepare school reports, communicate […]

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Across India, 1.5 Lakh Child Rape Cases Pending

New Delhi: In a shocking revelation, the Supreme Court was informed on Thursday that 150,332 child rape cases are pending and the disposal rate is mere 9 per cent in the country as on June 30. The victims await a child-friendly justice delivery system. Seven years from its enactment, the Protection of Children from Sexual […]

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Child abuse in shelter homes: Central team continues inspection

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Central team accused the Odisha Government of not following the guidelines on protection of children at shelter homes, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) continued its inspection in various Child Care Institutions (CCIs) across the State on Friday. The NCPCR team along with officials of Odisha State […]

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Satyarthi meets Pope seeking law against online child sexual abuse

New Delhi: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi met Pope Francis at Vatican seeking support for a new legally binding International law against ‘online child sexual abuse’, a statement said. For over a year, Satyarthi has been demanding a legally binding United Nation convention against online child sexual abuse, like pornography and trafficking, which is backed by […]

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Facebook removes 8.7 mn child abuse images in 3 months

San Francisco: Facebook has said its Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies have helped remove 8.7 million pieces of child sexual images from its platform in the past three months. Almost of these images (99 per cent) were removed before anyone reported them, Facebook said on Wednesday. Facebook’s “Community Standards” ban child exploitation […]

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Tarang cine productions' new movie ‘Khusi’ to take on rising child abuse

Bhubaneswar: Be it the recent brutal rape and murder of a minor girl in Kotagarh in Kandhamal or any other incident of sexual assault on girls, there has been no let up in such atrocities in Odisha. Tarang Cine Productions has now come forward to create awareness on such acts of violence against minor girls […]

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Salman Khan condemns child abuse and sexual harassment

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Tuesday said people need to stand up against barbaric incidents like the Kathua and Unnao rape and murder. The actor who was present at the trailer launch of his upcoming film “Race 3” was asked about his opinion on the recent incidents of child abuse and harassment that has […]

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Child abuse: YouTube cracks down on child-exploiting channels

San Francisco: Cracking down on abuse and child-exploiting channels and videos, YouTube on Wednesday announced it will remove content on the platform that attempts to pass as being “friendly for kids”. “While some of these videos may be suitable for adults, others are completely unacceptable, so we are working to remove them from YouTube,” Johanna […]

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Childline rescues child abuse victim in Puri

Puri: An alleged victim of physical abuse, a girl studying in Class IV, was rescued by Childline members in Puri on Tuesday. The minor was admitted to a hospital as her condition was reportedly critical. “The condition of the child shows that her mother is involved in it. There is no place left on the […]

NCERT books to include list of do’s to curb child abuse

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) has decided to include a list of dos in all its books from the next session to deal with the rising cases of child abuse. NCERT wants children to know the difference between ‘good touch’ and ‘bad touch.’ With the inclusion of the list, […]

Child abuse in schools: Maneka Gandhi, Javadekar to meet

New Delhi: Taking note of child abuse incidents in schools, Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi and Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will meet on Wednesday to review the situation, officials said on Tuesday. Officials said that Maneka Gandhi called and requested Javadekar to consider suggestions like having women employees as the support staff and […]

Girl made to stand in boys' washroom in school as 'punishment'

Hyderabad: An 11-year-old girl studying in fifth standard was made to stand in the boys’ washroom as a “punishment” for coming to the school in civil dress and not in uniform, her father has alleged. A large number of parents and locals today gathered at the school, located in R C Puram area near here, […]

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Child slavery down in India but child abuse up: Satyarthi

New Delhi: The number of child workers in India has fallen considerably but incidents of sexual violence against children has gone up, Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi has said. Satyarthi also being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 had greatly helped him in his long-running campaign against child labour and child abuse not just in […]

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Government issues directives to curb online child sexual abuse material

New Delhi: In a bid to curb online child sexual abuse material, the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on Tuesday asked all internet service providers (ISPs) to prevent the distribution and transmission of such content into India by adopting and implementing Internet Watch Foundation Resources on or before July 31. The ministry instructed […]