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.
|EMERGENCY CONTACT NO||:||112|
|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.