Kerala High Court bats for psychiatric treatment of persons accused of child sex abuse; sex therapy for victims

The Court also ordered the State Education Department to issue instructions to schools and care homes, so that teachers, staff and caregivers are sensitised on how to handle or take care of victims of sexual abuse.
Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently called for the formulation of schemes to carry out psychiatric treatment for individuals accused of having committed child sexual abuse under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act).

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