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This short film reveals that child marriage is still prevelant in several parts of India today

'The Travel' is a musical video that brings out the cruel injustice of snatching a child's childhood away

Published on 27th March 2017
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She is not your usual teacher. Pakki Roja helps underprivileged children who aren’t exposed to the outside world and motivates others to join the NSS

Professor and NSS programme officer, Pakki Roja encourages her students to go out into the community and organises camps to educate youngsters on the ill-effects of child marriage and addiction

Published on 30th May 2017
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After Big B and Messi, 19-year-old Syrian refugee Muzoon Almellehan gets rare recognition as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

She is the youngest UNICEF Ambassador and is one of the few people to not have a glam tag attached to it. She is currently studying in England along with other Syrian refugee kids who were rescued

Published on 20th June 2017
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Pehredaar Piya Ki: After seeing a 9-yr-old boy romance an 18-yr-old woman, activists file petitions to take the show off air 

Nagasimha Rao, a child rights activist from Bengaluru, says that the show-makers have failed to reflect upon the implications it can have on impressionable minds of children

Published on 10th August 2017
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I didn't have money to buy books, says Jabna Chauhan who became the youngest sarpanch of the country at 22

No political background. No financial support. No alliances. Yet today, this former news anchor from Himachal Pradesh is India's youngest sarpanch and gets to boss around colleagues twice her age

Published on 3rd October 2017
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The Marriage Breaker: This boy from Rajasthan has stopped 5 child marriages from happening and he's constantly on the watch

Shailendra has taken upon himself to protect children's rights and raise awareness and doesn't mind dedicating his whole life to it

Published on 14th November 2017
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India's neglect of children keeps it from becoming a role model for their growth: UNICEF

An official said it was also heartening that in many parts of the country, children were taking a lead in becoming part of missions like the Swachh Bharat mission

Published on 24th November 2017
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Teachers or defecation inspectors? How Kalam's dream for teachers may be hitting the dirt

A lot of us might have seen government school teachers taking voters census in houses, and there are a lot more they have been made to do, but is that even a teacher's duty? John B Monteiro talks

Published on 4th December 2017
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These tribal teens in Odisha escaped child marriage. Now, they're helping others beat it

Teens from Odisha shared their story at a community radio programme organised recently by Unicef along with SOVA, a voluntary organisation that had stopped 20 child marriages in past two years

Published on 6th December 2017
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The Bridge Course Programme is bringing literacy to over 2K kids in Kerala's Attappady

The Kudumbashree's Attappady Special Project brings together dropout students from tribal communities to educate them about, well...everything!

Published on 13th December 2017
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Young girls in Bihar are using this app to fight child marriage and dowry abuse

Bandhan Tod is India's first ever app to successfully prevent child marriage. This UN-backed mobile-app has rescued many young girls minutes before they are married off at an early age

Published on 24th January 2018
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Shouldn't girls have a greater say in their lives while choosing their life partner?

From forced marriages to marrying off when you are just 10 months old, a girl's freedom is stifled in many ways. When it comes to marriage in India, it is parents who decides their daughter's fate

Published on 23rd April 2018
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Life Goals: This girls' football team rocked it at the Street Child World Cup in Moscow

Karunalaya, an NGO that rehabilitates street children have sent their best team to compete at the international tournament

Published on 18th May 2018
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Kozhikode leading in cases of child abuse : Childline report

The district Childline has prepared a report and a vulnerability map of cases registered in the Corporation, seven municipalities and 70 grama panchayats in the district.

Published on 21st May 2018
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Women and Child Development Ministry set to move cabinet to make all child marriages invalid

Currently, child marriages are valid in India and can be annulled if a case is filed by either parties within two years of becoing an adult, or through gaurdians for minors

Published on 18th July 2018

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