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Offences against Children: Criminal Justice and Social issues in India

Author Affiliations

  • 1School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Rani Channamma University, Belagavi, Karnataka, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 3, Issue (7), Pages 10-12, July,14 (2014)


Offence against children is concerned very seriously allover globally, Even United nation play vital role in order to make protection of children rights. But scenario of crime rate indicates there is need to rethink of present law quite often, which are suitable to protect children from the victimization. Since ages, children have been victimized by one abuse or the other. It is not wrong to say that they are a neglected lot. For children there has never been a golden age. Throughout the history of our society, Children have been bought sold, enslaved, exploited and killed. Sexual offences are very serious crimes not only physically but also mentally. Sometimes children are abandoned severely beaten and physically abused. In fact, the more we go in history we find that the lot of children’s had been hushes, and crueler. Poverty and man situation have specially led to killing of children. Exploitation of children is another major problem. There is certain law to protect children, constitutional rights, and offences and its classifications consequences in criminal justice system are discussed. Regarding highlighted factors present paper attempts to focus on the law related issues, provisions, preventive factors analyses and rights of child victims are focused. For this study secondary sources were used.


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