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PoCSO Guidance Booklet

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The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act Guidance Booklet is the first of its kind reference document published in Marathi. The Guidance Booklet has been compiled by Vidya Apte, founding member of Forum Against Child Sexual Exploitation who has relied on hers and IJM’s experience to answer questions related to procedure and practice with regard to The PoCSO Act. The information in the Guidance Booklet is presented as answers to 82 frequently asked questions which range from critical definitions on minority of victims and Child Welfare Committees, to methods of evidence collection, statement registration, medical examinations, the role of the police, and victim aftercare.

Copies of the booklet are available through FACSE and IJM for no extra cost.

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