Source: The Quint

On October 28, 2021, The Quint published this piece on the rise of cases of child sexual abuse during the pandemic due to multiple lockdowns and increased vulnerability of children. This, in contrast to the NCRB data that states that crimes against children reduced in 2020, reflects the culture of silence around child sexual abuse.

CSJ’s Executive Director, Nimisha Srivastava spoke with Kajal Iyer for the same. Read full article here

On July 7, 2021, CSJ’s Executive Director, Nimisha Srivastava and Lead Social Worker, Restorative Justice Program, Nikita Kataria were featured in a piece on Agents of Ishq. Both Nimisha and Nikita shared how working with children at CSJ – both, children who have been sexually harmed, as well as children in conflict with law – has redefined the meaning of vulnerability for them.

The article covered experiences of people who have worked with helplines during COVID-19 crisis and how that work has developed their understanding of human vulnerability, which they shared based on our experience offering tele-counselling (in collaboration with UNICEF and Chhattisgarh government) to children & families in distress across Chhattisgarh during COVID second wave. Here is a post detailing more.

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CSJ is mentioned in First Post 

Sonal Matharu of Firstpost highlights a Counsel to Secure Justice in an article titled “Children Who Murder: Why We Are Guilty.” This article highlights the story of a young boy who caused fatal harm to an infant while speaking to key factors in the child’s upbringing, which may have lead to the indifference felt when causing fatal harm to the infant. 
The entire article can be found here:

Restorative Justice Workshop is mentioned in The Hindu 

The Hindu highlights a three-day workshop attended by CSJ’s very own Urvashi Tilak, Nimisha Srivastava, Arti Mohan and representatives from organizations working with Youth in India.  Workshop, sujatha Baliga, an expert on restorative justice addressed the fact that the concept of restorative justice is to create a paradigm shift in the way we think of wrongdoing. The workshop also addressed the shortcoming of the current juvenile justice system, in terms of an inability to fully address the needs of the individuals harmed, their families, and communities.

The entire article can be found here

CSJ is mentioned in News Minute

The News Minute published an article which asks the question “Will restorative justice help indian sexual crime surviours where the legal system lacks?”, and  higlights how CSJ is one of the leading organisations in India with  the goal of implimenting restorative justice practices. 

The entire article can be found here

CSJ’s Program Director is mentioned in Times of India

The Times of India Spotlights  CSJ in an article titled “Restorative Justice: She got justice here way, without going to the police.” This article speaks to the fact that individuals who are harmed long for their harm to be acknowledged, and how acknowledgment by the person who caused harm can help those who are harmed heal. 

The entire article can be found here