Tag: Child Sexual Abuse

Maharashtra: Vedic school boys complain of ‘genitals tied with manjha’, Director arrested

Maharashtra: Vedic school boys complain of ‘genitals tied with manjha’, Director arrested

The 42-year-old director along with two juvenile students of a Vedic school in Maharashtra’s Parbhani district was arrested for the alleged assaulting and ragging of two other minor students. The incident happened in the Ganesh Ved Pathshala, located on Basmat Road in Parbhani which is 500 km from Mumbai, between August[Read More…]

Can AI technology fight online child sexual abuse?

Can AI technology fight online child sexual abuse?

US tech giant Google announced on Monday that it is employing a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to combat online spreading of contents involving child sexual abuse. Google said its cutting-edge AI technology uses deep neural networks for image processing to help discover and detect child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online. The new tool based on the deep neural networks[Read More…]

Malaysia refuses to criminalise child marriage

In Malaysia, which is Muslim-majority country, a law on sexual offences against children has been passed. However, to our surprise, it doesn’t criminalise child marriage. A Malaysian MP said girls as young as nine were “physically and spiritually” ready for marriage. Shabudin Yahaya, a member of the Barisan Nasional coalition,[Read More…]

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