India

NCPCR report on physical assaults, sexual abuse, forced prostitution

...The visitor’s book revealed visits by dignitaries like Deputy Commissioner. Judicial Magistrates, Sub-Divisional Magistrates… etc. However, none seemed to have interacted with children to get a feel of the ground reality and the treatment meted out to the children. The existing CDPO (Child Development Programme Officer) Ms Monika Khanna feigned ignorance and claimed that she had recently joined and as such could not produce any inspection reports on the home.