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Lockdown has exacerbated problem of child bonded labour due to loans, financial stress: NGOs 

Niharika Chopra, director of policy at the Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation said the lockdown has exacerbated the already widely prevalent problem of child bonded labour

Published on 28th June 2020
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COVID-19 lockdown in India has impacted education of over 247 million school children: UNICEF report

However, the report has highlighted the efforts done by the central and state government to continue education for children through multiple e-platforms like web portals, mobile apps, TV channels, etc

Published on 24th June 2020
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How this Karnataka Govt School Teacher set up a student newspaper to bring kids back to school

B Kotresh, a government school teacher speaks about how his monthly magazine, Pencil helped him increase enrollment in his school in Belagurki in Raichur District 

Published on 21st June 2020
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COVID-19 may push millions of children into child labour: ILO, UNICEF

The report titled 'COVID-19 and Child labour: A Time of Crisis, A Time to Act' says child labour decreased by 94 million since 2000, but that gain is now at risk

Published on 12th June 2020
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Over 5 million people internally displaced in India in 2019, says UN report

The report said that natural disasters resulted in more new displacements than conflict and violence. Almost 10 million new displacements in 2019 were recorded in East Asia and the Pacific

Published on 5th May 2020
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Photographer, who was once child labourer, displays stories of street children at digital exhibition

The exhibition reinforces the conditions that these children and their families grapple with, while also highlighting their dreams and hopes for a better tomorrow

Published on 20th April 2020
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92,000 calls on childline, women's helpline numbers during COVID-19 lockdown, abuse on the rise

Some of the other calls received following the lockdown dealt with physical health (11 per cent of calls), child labour (8 per cent), missing and run away children (8 per cent)

Published on 8th April 2020
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Great News! Secondary school dropout rates have dropped in 61% of India's states

Data released by the MHRD states that the dropout rate among secondary school students have gone down in 22 States and Union Territories

Published on 6th February 2020
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Meet the youngsters behind Makkala Grama Sabhas that're driving social change in rural Karnataka

In times such as these, making children learn about citizenship, rights and duties has become important. And that is why Makkala Grama Sabhas conducted by Grama Panchayats play a key role

Published on 23rd December 2019
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Why there's a whole lot more to Sonia Akula than you saw in Telugu hit George Reddy

"I can't think of holding down a conventional job. I want to work in the social sector," says Sonia Akula who runs Hyderabad-based NGO Action Aid For Societal Advancement

Published on 11th December 2019
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With his short film 'Galpa Alpa', director Biswajit Kuldi is stepping into a genre that is new to him

Biswajit Kuldi was also a cinematographer of I Have A Dream which was one of the selections for the Children's Rights Film Festival

Published on 14th September 2019
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Number of POCSO cases rise in Kerala, Malappuram tops the list 

289 child abuse cases were registered in Malappuram until July 2019. Thiruvananthapuram stands second with 238 cases and Ernakulam is in third place with 203 cases

Published on 8th September 2019
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This Hyderabadi youngster is leveraging youth power to set up Kalam libraries across Telangana

Yuva Thirang's objective through Kalam Bharat, and their other programmes, is to awaken the spirit of Dr APJ Kalam within all youngsters. The organisation's founder is Phanindra Kumar 

Published on 20th August 2019
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Six reasons why SFI thinks the New Education Policy will destroy Indian Education as we know it

The SFI cited why they are opposed to the draft NEP and how the draft policy document is in contradiction the democratic, federal and secular characteristics of the very constitution of India

Published on 29th July 2019
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Why is the SFI burning copies of the draft National Education Policy?

The BJP-led NDA government, the General Secretary of SFI, Mayukh Biswas said, had promised to bring out a draft in 2014 when they came to power which they finally achieved only a month back

Published on 25th June 2019

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