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    Seminar at Rayat College of Law

    Rayat College of Law organized a seminar on "Child Sexual Abuse: Behavioral Problems, Crime and Legal Remedies" in association with District Legal Services Authority, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar. Mr. Parinder Singh, CJM-cum-Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar was the chief guest on the event. Dr. Suresh Seth, Campus-Director of Rayat-Bahra Ropar Campus and Dr. Monika Sharma, Principal of the College welcomed the guests. Dr. Suresh Seth while delivering the welcome address highlighted the gravity of the issue and explained the context of the seminar. The chief guest highlighted the need for the sensitization among the civil society for the child rights, particularly, vulnerability of children for sexual abuse. He explained the various aspects of Protection of Child from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012. He informed the participants that this Act provides for very effective measures for the protection of Children against sexual offences. He pointed out that the government has come forward with a slew of measures to prevent these offences. A child help line with phone number 1098 has been started by the government. He also exhorted the students to come forward for this cause and become champion of rights of the children to a dignified life. Dr. J.S. Sandhu, a renowned psychiatrist of SBS Nagar explained behavioural symptoms of the children who are victims of sexual abuse. He emphasized that these children must be treated with care, compassion and empathy. He informed that child victims suffer life long behavioural problems. Ms. Kanchan Arora, District Child Protection Officer, SBS Nagar also delivered lectures on this occasion. She gave detailed information regarding numerous avenues to report the cases of violations of child rights.

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