Indian Catholic News

Scourge of child rape spreads alarm in Bangladesh

Bangladesh: The brutal killing of a 7-year-old has stirred societal debate about a lack of respect for women and girls.


Impunity blamed for Bangladesh child rape surge

Bangladesh: After 41 children are raped in a week, rights groups urge government to tackle 'moral degradation'.


'Death penalty ordinance for raping a child not linked to Kathua'

India: According to activists and lawyers, lack of professionals for pocso cases at the district level often leads to delays in..


Myanmar on edge after spike in child rapes

Myanmar: Good shepherd sisters hope to plug holes in govt policy by spreading awareness of legal rights, sex education.


Church in India opposes death penalty for child rape

India: Haryana becomes third state to impose capital punishment, archbishop says sex education would be more effective.


Rape, killing of girl, 8, shocks Pakistan

Pakistan: Family members and residents protest police failure to stem a spate of child abductions.


Indian state law stipulates death for child rape

India: Bishop chacko thottumaricka fears prospect of capital punishment could lead to rape victims being murdered.