Tag Archives: abuse

Social Media Won’t Be Allowed to Abuse Election Process: Prasad

Social media platforms will never be allowed to abuse India’s election process and stringent measures backed by laws on data protection and individual privacy have been put in place, Information Technology (IT) Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said. Addressing the plenary of the G-20 Digital Economy Ministerial meeting in Salata, Argentina, on August 23-24, Prasad also noted that India had taken serious ... Read More »

Lifestyle Solutions: Accusations of sexual abuse at national disability provider

A Queensland mother has called for national disability provider Lifestyle Solutions to be closed down after it reinstated a carer accused of abusing her intellectually disabled daughter. Key points: Lifestyle Solutions carer accused of sexually assaulting Eleka Nissen Carer given warning by Lifestyle Solutions but allowed to keep working Victorian Government cancels Lifestyle Solutions’ contracts at two state-owned group homes ... Read More »

Government Issues Directives to Curb Online Child Sexual Abuse Material

In a bid to curb online child sexual abuse material (CSAM), the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on Tuesday asked all Internet service providers (ISPs) to prevent the distribution and transmission of such content into India by adopting and implementing Internet Watch Foundation Resources on or before July 31. The ministry instructed ISPs having cable landing station gateways ... Read More »

Children missing out on education at risk of abuse and exploitation

FOI figures show about 33,000 school-aged children were recorded as missing from education in 2015. Photograph: Design Pics Inc/Rex The government is being urged to identify and support thousands of “hidden” children and young people who drop out of school and disappear off the radar, leaving them at increased risk of abuse and exploitation. The National Children’s Bureau (NCB), a ... Read More »