Historically, Corporation schools have hardly been known for encouraging girl students to question social taboos or dream big. But thanks to some collaborative efforts by schools and social organisations, that seems about to change.
Hundreds of POCSO cases have been languishing in Chennai courts due to lack of adequate infrastructure and procedural lapses. Read the tamil translation of our article detailing the issues in getting speedy justice in POCSO cases.
Despite stringent laws on paper, justice in child sex abuse (CSA) cases is a far cry, suggests five-year-old data shared by Greater Chennai Police. What delays justice in these cases, and what are the long-term implications?
Women facing gender-based violence and abuse, or suffering from mental health issues, can seek help by dialling any one of these government helplines or by reaching out to these non-profits that offer assistance and support in times of specific need.
Here’s a Tamil translation of the interview with H Jayalakshmi, DCP of the Crime against Women and Children (CWC) wing, in which she talks about how the Amma Patrol service is making the city safer for women and children.
The Amma Patrol is part of the Tamil Nadu government’s initiative that saw the formation of the Crime against Women and Children (CWC) wing in June 2019. We spoke to the Deputy Commissioner, CWC wing, to find out how the patrol service works.