The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015: Focuses on the care, protection, and rehabilitation of children in conflict with the law or in need of care and protection.

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012: Specifically addresses sexual abuse and exploitation of children, providing legal measures for their protection and support.

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009: Guarantees free and compulsory education for children aged 6 to 14 and prohibits discrimination, ensuring access to quality education for all.

The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986: This act prohibits the engagement of children in certain types of labor and regulates the conditions of work for children in permitted occupations and processes.

The Commissions for Protection of Child Rights (CPCR) Act, 2005: This act led to the establishment of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and State Commissions for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCRs), responsible for monitoring, promoting, and protecting child rights.

The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006: This act prohibits the solemnization of child marriages and provides for the annulment of such marriages and punishments for those involved.

The National Policy for Children, 2013: Though not a law, it is a policy framework that outlines the government's commitment to children's rights and well-being. It covers various aspects like survival, health, education, development, and protection of children.

*The Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976: Though not exclusive to children, it helps in preventing children from being forced into bonded labor, a situation where individuals, including children, are forced to work to repay a debt.

The Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Protection, and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021: This bill aims to prevent trafficking, provide care and protection to victims, and prosecute offenders. While it's not yet an act, it's a significant step toward safeguarding children from trafficking.

The National Policy for Empowerment of Women, 2001: Though not specifically for children, it has provisions that indirectly contribute to protecting and empowering girl children by addressing issues like discrimination and violence against women, which can impact children in the family context.