India - Independent Machinery is needed Under the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005, to Ensure Children's Safety, While the Process of Criminal Law can move in the Mainstream State Panels on Child Rights a must
Children are the future, but that future is not safe if we don't protect them. The condition of inmates of child protection homes exposed in Haryana recently shocked the conscience of the nation. Physical, mental and sexual harassment has been rampant in several such private institutions.
Offences of molestation, rape, wrongful confinement, criminal intimidation and immoral trafficking have been registered against these protection houses, where caregivers had turned into predators.
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