Children & Vulnerability to Sexual Violations (22nd Apr 2022)

Overview – 

  • What makes children vulnerable to sexual assault & sexual harassment?
  • What makes people perpetrate sexual violence on children?
  • What is grooming?
  • What does peer to peer sexual violence look like?
  • What are some of the protective factors that we need to be consciously working on?

Learning Agenda – National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reported that total number of child pornography / rape & gang rape complaints lodged in the National Cybercrime Reporting Portal (NCRP) from 01.03.2020 to 18.09.2020 is 13,244. National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) reported that 420 cases of child sexual abuse were received from 01.03.2020 to 31.08.2020 via online portals, helplines, etc.

Children are subject to various forms of abusive and exploitive acts and can be abused physically, sexually and/or emotionally. Hence, as persons who may be in contact with children (in any capacity), it is extremely important to understand our role & functions when such incidents occur or are reported.

Who is it relevant for?

Parents, Teachers, Caregivers, legal practitioners, mental health professionals, Law students, Social Workers, Experts or Organizations working with Children, Adult Survivors of CSA, Support Persons as per the Law (including outreach volunteers)

Date & Time – 22nd April 2022, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Modality – Virtual

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