Without trained psychologists, measures under POCSO remain illusory: Calcutta HC takes critical note [Read Order]

The Court has directed the Chief Secretary of the State to file an affidavit disclosing the number of trained psychologists available in various medical institutions and with the Government departments of West Bengal. Similar directions have also been given to the Chairperson of the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights.
Without trained psychologists, measures under POCSO remain illusory: Calcutta HC takes critical note [Read Order]

A Division Bench of the Calcutta High Court recently took critical note of dearth of trained psychologists to cater to the counselling needs of victims of sexual abuse.

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