The POCSO Act
The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was enacted in 2012 by the Government of India to protect children from offences of sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography.
The act regards any person under the age of eighteen as a child. The welfare of the child is of paramount importance to ensure the healthy physical, emotional, mental and social development of the child.
A world where every child’s right to be safe from sexual abuse becomes a reality.
Raising awareness on prevention of child sexual abuse in the society.