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.
Reasons for Chennai to rejoice – a small rise in the water table, Corporation draws up plans to use Nirbhaya fund, the Koyambedu market to be regulated, and more news from around the city! Catch up on news from the week that was!
There are many ways to make a city safer for women, and one of them is to inculcate gender equity in every domain. Bhavani Prabhakar reports from a recent conference hosted by Chennai-based NGOs, AWARE and Bhumi.