Juvenile: A boy or girl child under 18 years of age is a juvenile or child under section 2(k) JJA 2000 Delinquency: a kind of abnormality when an individual deviates from the course of normal social life. Juvenile Delinquent: a juvenile who is alleged to have committed an offence and has not completed 18th year of age as on the date of commission of such offence (section 2(l) JJA 2000)
Violent Crimes Drug & Alcohol Violations Sexual Offences Status Offence
Social disorganisation Family environment Increase in standard of living For seeking attention Attraction towards money and luxuries Influence of media
Influence of video games Strain and stress Labelling Mental disorders
Juvenile Justice Act 1986 Probation of offender Act 1958 Criminal Procedure Code Indian Penal Code
JDC are meant to rehabilitate the children who have committed crime and/or found guilty. To provide them with the facilities required to be a good citizen.
Physical abuse Interaction with children of high criminal nature Chances of turning into a complete criminal
An offender who is too young to be tried as an adult. Juvenile Community Review Board Parental Responsibility Training Programme Intensive Family Preservation Programme
Survival Right Development Right Protective Right Participation Right
Proper attention to children. Comprehensive policies and strategies. Importance of schools. By giving proper education. Requires efforts on the part of the entire society. Avoiding criminalizing and penalizing a child for simple reasons.
Providing awareness. Range of services and helping measures. Contribution by mass media. Implementation of social policies.
Counselling Meditation Showing affection Creating a sense of belonging
“No one is born as a criminal, but are made criminals”