“When the floods came, we didn’t know how we could restart our lives. Everything we owned got destroyed. We own a small provision shop which is attached to our house, both of which got damaged by the flood. I have a stunted right arm and my husband has a convulsion sickness which hinders us from working normal jobs. Our small grocery shop was our only source of income. It was already hard before and we did not know how we would cope after the floods”.
All institutions which deal with children were given a mandatory stipulation by the Indian government to implement the POCSO Act (Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences). The act provided a robust legal framework for the protection of children from sexual assault & harassment, and pornography, while safeguarding the interests of the child at every stage of the judicial process.