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Union Government launches POCSO e-box

The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) e-box, in New Delhi.

It was launched by the Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi in New Delhi.

Key Facts

  • POCSO e-box is an online complaint management system for easy and direct reporting of sexual offences against children and timely action against offenders under POCSO Act, 2012.
  • It is an initiative of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), for Direct online Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse.
  • The e-Box is incorporated in the home page of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) website http://ncpcr.gov.in/.
  • The user can lodge a complaint by pressing the arrow on this page which navigates to another page where he/ she has to select at least one picture option (describing the category of harassment).
  • User also needs to fill the form with details such as e-mail, mobile number and description of the harassment in order register complaint.

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