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.
Child rape has assumed pandemic proportions in India. Often parents don’t have the slightest inkling of the abuse faced by the victim, as in the recent Chennai case. A CSA survivor writes an open letter to parents, telling them about the role they have to play in protecting their child.
He has successfully campaigned against a TASMAC shop in Kancheepuram. He has ensured that two sexually abused children get their cases heard. He has even joined a lake clean-up. And he’s all of 8 years! Meet Aakaash, who can give us all a lesson or two in social responsibility.
Chennai has welcomed the speedy verdict by a local court in the Hasini rape and murder case, but over 80% of child rape cases in the state continue to languish in courts due to inefficiencies and delays in the judicial system.
Breaking the silence around child sexual abuse and teaching students, parents and teachers how to prevent it – that is the main objective of the Project Masoom sessions. You, too, could be a part of it!