Study on incidence of POCSO cases in Mumbai region

AUTHORS : Khandare Vinayak Sunny, Nanandkar Digambar Sudhir
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Introduction: Sexual assault is an assault of a sexual nature on another person without consent. The parliament of India passed the “Protection of children against sexual offences Act, 2012 which provides protection for a variety of offences. Aims: To find out the incidence of Pocso cases with respect to age, sex and relation of victim with assailant in Mumbai region. Methods: The study will be conducted retrospectively on Pocso cases referred to Sir JJ hospital in between January 2015 to January 2017 after taking permission from concerned departments. In our present study, we have taken 200 cases for study purpose.

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