Emergency Contact Number - 112 | For psycho social support for victims of gender violence, contact Sampark Help Desk: - 1800-4191-813 | For Women-181 / 1091 | NCW-7827170170 | Legal Aid-0671-2307432 / 1516 / 15100 | For Children-1098 (Child line) / 1800-345-4494 (OSCPCR) | Cyber Crime-7077798111 / 1930

Offences under POCSO Act

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act-2012 (POCSO Act) and its rules were enacted with the objective of protecting children from physical, emotional or sexual abuse while safeguarding interest of children at all stages. All individuals, male or female, under the age of 18 years, are entitled to get protection under POCSO Act. Please report any incidence of child abuse in your vicinity immediately.

WHOM TO CONTACT : Police Station or Helpline
HOW TO REPORT : Mahila & Shishu Help Desk of nearest Police Station
KNOW YOUR NEAREST POLICE STATION : https://www.odishapolice.gov.in/?q=node/2630
HELPLINE : 181 | 1098 (Childline) | 1800-4191-813  (Sampark Help Desk)

Provisions for Offences Under POCSO Act: The POCSO Act is a stringent law which is gender neutral and affords protection to children of all gender as well as provides for child friendly measures in investigation & prosecution within stipulated time frame.


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