Be vigilant on child sexual abuse: Maneka Gandhi to parents, schools

10 September, New Delhi

 

Union minister Maneka Gandhi has said that the murder of a 7-year-old student on the Ryan International School campus was unfortunate and urged parents and school authorities to be vigilant about child sexual abuse.

In a series of tweets, Women and Child Development Minister said that the government is making all out efforts to deal with child sexual abuse and appealed to parents to report such occurances on the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) e-box.

The POSCO e-box is an online complaint box for reporting child sexual abuse. It can be accessed on the website of the apex body for child rights, National Commission of Protection of Child Rights.

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