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Parliament informed on cases registered under crimes against children

International   |   Glibs Quick   |   Feb 06, 2020, 16:17 PM

The total number of cases registered under crimes against children in the year 2016 was 106958, which rose to 129032 in the year 2017 and to 141764 in the year 2018.

 

The Government of India has recently amended the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 which has been notified on 06.08.2019 and made effective from 16.08.2019 with a view to provide stringent provisions for protection to children against sexual abuse.

This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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