We Need a LAW AGAINST CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE in India sign now

Elaan is a Kolkata-based NGO that is oriented towards spreading awareness on the issues of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) and Incest; Issues that have until now received scant public attention and concern.





This campaign as its name suggests, aims at drawing the attention of society at large about the gross lack of penal law pertaining to csa in India. As of now, CSA has been brought under the parasol provisions of section 375 (rape) and section 377 (unnatural offences) of the Indian penal code. This in itself is exceedingly insufficient to contend with a problem of this magnitude.





Both of the mentioned sections necessarily have as a pre-requisite, penetration for conviction of the perpetrator. It must be mentioned, that in most cases of CSA, this requisite is not fulfilled and therefore the most heinous perpetrator is acquitted scot-free. However, it would be an anachronism to state that the mental and physical well being of a child is not permanently attenuated. Therefore it is our unequivocal demand that CSA be incorporated as a penal offence within the criminal legislations of India.





We at Elaan are committed to fulfilling this legal void, in the absence of which our society would be forced to face long-suffering ramifications. We call upon each and every responsible and socially aware individual to share with us the burden of this campaign by expressing your support by just a signature.





Your signature forms part of a large social manifestation concerning Child Sexual Abuse and will be a positive step towards achieving our goal.





Harsh Adithya Poddar and Pranadhika Sinha


Legal cell Elaan

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  • 24 December 2015600. Sonali Soto
    Lets break d silence n get united to take some strict action against CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
  • 22 December 2015599. Poonam Chavez
    I support this petition
  • 20 December 2015598. Swathi Fritz
    yes as a gal whz aspiring 2 be lawyer i agree wid it
  • 11 December 2015597. Giridhara P
    I support this petition
  • 08 December 2015596. Thara M
    Please take this issue seriously. Children deserve to be brought up without such emotional scars and torments.
  • 07 December 2015595. Shweta Mathews
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  • 20 November 2015591. Sameer Mullen
    Cut their vital organs into pieces...thats the best punishment.....coz torture must be repaid by torture.
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  • 24 October 2015589. Madhu V
    save children from sexual abuse
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  • 23 September 2015583. Anjan Mk
    I work for an NGO, started by we people, a group of friends who want to make a difference. www.aashayeinfoundation.org : We need to make a difference to the lives of a lot of people... This is just a small step !
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    Make all those sexual acts punishable which hurts children
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