Govt Steps to curb the cases of atrocities against children

By | December 3, 2015
NCRB data reports an increase in crimes against children over last three years

The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has reported that 38,172 cases, 58,224 cases and 89,423 cases were registered under crime against children during 2012, 2013 and 2014 respectively.

The major steps taken by the Government to tackle and curb the cases of atrocities against children are as under:

• Under section 13(1) (a) of CPCR Act, 2005, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights regularly reviews various laws and policies related to children and gives recommendations thereon;

• A dedicated/transparent Online Complaint System (ebaalnidaan) has been functioning since March, 2014. This system ensures timely/speedy redressal of complaints of violations and deprivation of child rights;

• In collaboration with NCPCR, the Government organizes various seminars/trainings/workshops on matters of violation of child rights and to sensitize stakeholders across the country;

• The Government monitors the implementation of provisions of the POCSO Act, 2012 and RTE Act, 2009 and also gives recommendations to stakeholders across the country for effective implementation of laws concerning child rights.

Source :Press  Information Bureau, Govt of India, Ministry of Women and Child Development 03-December, 2015

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