The Ministry of Women and Child Development is providing support for an outreach service under the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) for children in distress including children requiring assistance for protection from abuse . This service is available through a dedicated toll free number, 1098 and can be accessed by children in crisis or by adults on their behalf. In addition, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has launched a portal E-BOX in August 2016 to register online, complaints of child sexual abuse.
This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Smt. Krishna Raj in the Rajya Sabha today.
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