VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN

ACHR IMPACT IN MEDIA

  • Scroll
    Scores of Kashmiri youth were detained for violence – but Valley has only one juvenile remand home, 19 November 2016
  • Catch News
    Homes or hell holes: hard questions after a chilling juvenile double murder, 06 February 2016
  • Global Post
    To fight its rape problem, India pushes for trying teens as adults, 27 October 2015
  • Youth Ki Awaaz
    Meet Shahid, A Jamia Student Who Cycled 4400 Km To Fight Child Abuse In Juvenile Homes, 02 September 2015
  • Greater Kashmir
    JK Juvenile Justice Act 2013|Wake up from deep slumber: HC to Govt, 01 June 2015
  • Livemint
    Inside a juvenile home, 15 May 2015
  • The Hindustan Times
    Homes of horror: When juvenile shelters become exploitation centres, 11 January 2015
  • The Telegraph
    Abuse ‘joke’ finger at Maneka, 29 November 2014
  • Deccan Chronicle
    Need of the hour: A child-centric response, 21 July 2014
  • One India News
    Bangalore rape throws light on child abuse in India, 20 July 2014
  • The Asian Age
    Welcome to the school of hard knocks, 19 July 2014
  • Niti Central
    Child sexual abuse in India: An alarming problem, 18 July 2014
  • Daily News and Analysis
    Bangalore child rape case: Are we doing enough to protect our kids?, 17 July 2014
  • IBN Live
    Misplaced rage, 16 September 2013
  • First Post India
    Delhi gangrape: Baying for blood is no solution, 11 September 2013
  • Daily News and Analysis
    Special Victims: Law, Order and India's Children, 20 August 2013
  • The Times of India
    Campaign against child abuse launched, 12 August 2013
  • Busniness Line
    Children in war and peace, 10 August 2013
  • The New York Times
    Life in India’s Juvenile Homes, 01 August 2013
  • The Times of India
    No commission in Himachal yet for safeguarding children's rights, 30 July 2013
  • The New York Times
    Activists Hope Law Changes the Way Kashmir Treats Juveniles, 06 June 2013
  • The Huffington Post
    Girls at Great Risk, 06 June 2013
  • PAKISTAN KAKHUDAHAFIZ
    In India, Rapists Don’t Spare children, 22 May 2013
  • Inter Press Service
    In India, Rapists Don’t Spare Children, 21 May 2013
  • Daily News and Analysis
    The kids aren't alright, 5 May 2013
  • E-Pao
    State rights panel dysfunctional since 2010, 26 March 2013
  • Governance Now
    Manipur rights panel dysfunctional since 2010, 26 March 2013
  • Daily New & Analysis
    Set up a juvenile justice team: KCPCR, 7 June 2012
  • Seven Sisters Post
    Protecting children in conflict situations, 20 May 2012
  • Morung Express
    Extrajudicial killing of children surface in Manipur, 19 May 2012
  • E-Pao
    National Commission for Protection of Child Rights investigates child encounter killing in Imphal West District, 19 May 2012
  • Kangla Online
    NCPCR meets CM, HM, 19 May 2012
  • Imphal Free Press
    Protecting children in conflict situations, 19 May 2012
  • Kangla Online
    Protecting children in conflict situations, 18 May 2012
  • The Hindu
    All is not well in Karnataka's juvenile homes, 8 April 2012
  • Daily News Analysis
    Kids in juvenile homes being driven to suicide, 6 April 2012
  • Deccan Herald
    Juvenile justice in Karnataka deplorable, says report, 5 April 2012
  • The Nation
    No end to juvenile injustice in Occupied Kashmir, 10 December 2011
  • The Mili Gazette
    Juvenile rights violated in J&K: ACHR, 29 November 2011
  • Indian Express
    Rights body clarifies on Geelani claim, 26 November 2011
  • The Times of India
    J&K lensmen detained, 26 November 2011
  • Greater Kashmir
    PDP,ACHR condemn assault, 26 November 2011
  • The Daily Raising Kashmir
    Geelani misinterpreted findings: ACHR, 26 November 2011
  • The Hindustan Times
    Kashmir observes shutdown against 'police atrocity', 25 November 2011
  • The Sunday Guardian
    J&K accused of illegal detention of children, 20 November 2011
  • The Tribune
    Juveniles lodged with hardcore criminals, 18 November 2011
  • One World South Asia
    No justice for juveniles, 18 November 2011
  • The Asian Age
    No Juvenile justice for boys, girls in J&K, 17 November 2011
  • Tehelka
    ‘Rotten’ justice system in J&K big blow for juveniles, 16 November 2011
  • The Wall Street Journal
    Kashmir Youth Detained Illegally, Report Says, 16 November 2011
  • Greater Kashmir
    JK Government detains minors illegally: ACHR, 16 November 2011
  • Press TV
    General strike shuts down Kashmir, 26 November 2011
  • Xinhua News
    Separatist strike call affects life in Indian-controlled Kashmir, 25 November 2011
  • Kashmir Observer
    Police Refute NGO’s Claim On Minors, 25 November 2011
  • IBN live
    J-K Police rubbish report of Delhi-based rights group, 25 November 2011
  • The Hindustan Times
    Hurriyat strike hits normal life in Valley, 25 November 2011
  • Kashmir Observer
    Strike, Clashes Disrupts Life,Media Men Beaten, 25 November 2011
  • Asia Sentinel
    The Scandal of India's Human Rights, 25 November 2011
  • NewsX
    Srinagar clash: Journalist thrashed, 3 injured, 25 November 2011
  • Kashmir Dispatch
    Hurriyat takes on police, says it’s not professional force, 25 November 2011
  • Kashmir Dispatch
    Kashmir shuts for detainees, over dozen protesters arrested, 25 November 2011
  • The Telegraph
    Juvenile abuse case in HC, 18 September 2011
  • Tehelka
    Assam Rifles under fire for killing an innocent bamboo cutter, 26 February 2011
  • The Pioneer
    Compensate police atrocity victim’s kin: NHRC, 14 January 2011
  • The Hindustan Times
    Teenager killed in police custody in Meghalaya; NHRC orders compensation, 5 January 2011
  • The Telegraph, India
    Abuse slur on government juvenile home, 20 December 2010
  • ANI
    Juveniles facing torture, sexual abuse in Berhampur observation home, 7 October 2010
  • ANI
    ACHR seeks more compensation from NHRC for Mizo juvenile detainee's death, 23 August 2010
  • The Shillong Times
    NHRC orders compensation for custodial death, 6 January 2010
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    RESEARCH AND CAMPAIGN

    India’s Child Soldiers

    Government defends officially designated terror groups’ record on the recruitment of child soldiers before the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

    09 May 2013
    ISBN No.978-81-88987-31-3

    India’s Hell Holes

    Child Sexual Assault in Juvenile Justice Homes

    20 April 2013
    ISBN: 978-81-88987-32-0
    Price Rs. 295/-


    No Movement Forward

    The state of Juvenile Justice in non-conflict states of lndia

    March 2013

    ISBN : 978-81-88987-33-7
    Price Rs. 295/-

    JUVENILE JUSTICE IN JAMMU & KASHMIR

    ACHR denies terming 51 juveniles as “political prisoners” in response to the day-long bandh called by the All Party Hurriyat Conference (G)

    25 November 2011

    While responding to day-long protest called by the All Party Hurriyat Conference (G) in Jammu and Kashmir today, ACHR stated that in its report, “Juveniles of Jammu and Kashmir: Unequal before the Law & Denied justice in Custody” of 16 November 2011 it has not termed 51 juvenile cases as that of being“political prisoners”. ACHR further condemned the alleged beating up of the journalists who were covering the protest. Read more..

    Juveniles of Jammu and Kashmir: Unequal before the Law & Denied justice in Custody

    16 November 2011

    JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS

    Rs. 1,24,35,800 compensation for victims


  • Award of Rs. 50000 for a victim in a case of rape by an official of PWD in Nagaland (case no. NL-19023/20543/2010-11/COMP/5458), Date of order 15 May 2014
  • Award of Rs. 200000 to NoK in a case of electrocution in Uttar Pradesh (case no. 28969/24/39/2011), Date of order 05 Feb 2014
  • Award of Rs. 50000 for a victim in a case of rape by non-tribal in Tripura (case no. 1/23/3/2012-WC), Date of order 17 Jan 2014
  • Award of Rs. 300000 for a victim in a case of custodial rape in Uttar Pradesh (case no. 22654/24/7/2012-AR), Date of order 19 Dec 2013
  • Award of Rs. 40000 for four minor boys in a case of illegal detention and torture in Gujarat (case no. 1052/6/24/2012), Date of order 16 Sept 2013
  • Award of Rs. 2475000 to Nok and other victims in a case of grenade thrown by the security forces in Maharashtra (case no. 1924/13/11/2010), Date of order 27 May 2013
  • Award of Rs. 100000 to Nok in a case of custodial death in Uttarakhand (case no. 797/35/13/2012-AD), Date of order 04 Mar 2013
  • Award of Rs. 1000000 in a case of disproportionate use of firearms by the security forces in Arunachal Pradesh (case no. 22/2/1/2011-PF), Date of order 17 Jan 2013
  • Award of Rs. 350000 to NoK in a case of torture to death in Uttar Pradesh (case no. 11505/24/43/08-09), Date of order 31 Jul 2012
  • Award of Rs. 20,000 to NoK of a minor who died in police custody in Uttarakhand (Case No. 1706/35/8/2011-AD) date 02 July 2012
  • Award of Rs. 300000 to NoK in a case of extra-judicial execution by arm forces in Assam (case no. 348/3/8/2011-PF), Date of order 28 May 2012
  • Award of Rs. 50,000 recommended to a minor who was tortured by security forces in Assam (Case no. 135/3/22/09-10/OC/M) date of order 9 December 2011
  • Award of Rs. 500,000 to the next of kin of the minor who was killed in cold blood by the Assam Rifles in Assam (Case no. 170/3/21/2010-PF/UC) date of order 26 September 2011
  • Award of Rs. 6,00,000 monetary relief recommended to two victims of gang rape by four security personels in Tripura (Case no. 8/23/4/09-10-AR) date of order 02 Aug 2011
  • Award of Rs. 40000 in a case of rape of two victims in Tripura (case no. TR-19023/21623/2010-11/COMP/6184), Date of order 22 Jun 2011
  • Award of Rs.500,000 to the next of kin of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Meghalaya (Case No. 10/15/2/09-10-AD-DB-I), date of order 15 Dec 2010
  • Award of Rs.100,000 to the next of kin of the victim in a case of extra-judicial killing in Jammu and Kashmir (Case No. 113/9/2004-2005-AF), date of order 03 December 2010
  • Award of Rs. 435,000 given to the NoK of one deceased and five injured victims in a case of police firing in Assam (190/3/8/08-09-AF), date 16 September 2010
  • Award of Rs.75,800 to the victims' family, in a case of killing of 15 year old girl by upper caste in MP (Case No. 489/12/12/2010-WC), Date of order 8 September 2010
  • Award of Rs.300,000 to a juvenile victim's family, in the case of tortured to death in a Children's Home in Mizoram (Case No. 7/16/1/09-10), Date of order 17 Aug 2010
  • Award of Rs.45 lakhs for 15 victims of killing by armed opposition groups in Assam (Case No. 51/3/13/09-10/M-5), Date of order 25 March 2010
  • Award of Rs.2 lakhs in the rape case of 17 year old girl (Case No. 50/9/5/08-09-WC/UC), Date of order 9 Apr 2010
  • Award of Rs. 50000 in a case of torture in Tripura (case no.9/23/4/09-10), Date of order 06 Nov 2009
  • Award of Rs. 200000 in a case of rape by secutity forces in Uttar Pradesh (case no. 46674/24/59/07-08-PCR), Date of order 22 Oct 2009
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    PRESS RELEASES

  • Thousands recruited as child soldiers, India defends the records of the terror groups before the UN Child Rights Committee, 09 May 2013
  • 48,338 child rape cases from 2001 to 2011 with 336% increase of child rape cases from 2001 to 2011 - ACHR submits report on child sexual assault in India’s juvenile justice homes to the visiting UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
  • Children being detained, tortured and executed in India’s conflict afflicted districts, 22 March 2013
  • Mizoram lacks will to improve the state of children in difficult circumstances, 27 February 2013
  • Children tortured in police custody in Assam - juvenile justice in shambles, 28 January 2013
  • MP tops in violence of juvenile crimes, 14000 cases pending, 28 December 2012
  • Juvenile justice in Manipur suspended because of corruption, 22 October 2012
  • Himachal Pradesh - Juveniles being denied access to justice, 16 October 2012
  • Karnataka: Juveniles attempt to commit suicide – administration of juvenile justice remains deplorable, 5 April 2012
  • ACHR denies terming 51 juveniles as “political prisoners” in response to the day-long bandh called by the All Party Hurriyat Conference (G), 25 November 2011
  • Jammu & Kashmir: Juveniles detained without trial, girls compulsorily sent to prisons and police lock ups, 16 November 2011
  • Orissa: Torture and sexual abuse forced juveniles to flee Berhampur Observation Home, 06 October 2010
  • Compensation of 3 lakhs for death of a Mizo juvenile detainee is highly insensitive and inadequate, 23 August 2010
  • NHRC approached against Master Budhia Singh's 65 km marathon run, 3 May 2006
  • Vulnerable children's rights not protected in India, ACHR study, 30 October 2003
  • Bangladesh accused of racial discrimination before UN body, 30 September 2003
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