A child is considered as an important Valuable asset of a nation as the future of any nation depends mainly on how its children mature and develop.
The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 is India's most fundamental law in dealing with child protection. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), 2012 is again a strong shield to protect the sexual violence against children. POCSO Act is very severe which qualifies penetrative sexual assault on a child below the age of 12 as aggravated penetrative sexual assault, a crime punishable with a fine and a minimum term of rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, which can be prolonged to life imprisonment. Moreover, The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 has also introduced of many new sexual offences under the Indian Penal Act, such as Section 376(2)(i), IPC, which punishes rape of a female under 16 years is considered an aggravated form of rape punishable with a fine and the least term of rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, which can be prolonged to life imprisonment, to punish the offenders seriously.
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