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1 in 20 girls experience rape between ages of 15 and 19: UN report finds

While there have been remarkable gains for girls in education, little headway has been made to help shape a more equal, less violent environment for them

Published on 5th March 2020
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672 million children could be living in poor households by end of year due to economic fallout caused by pandemic: UNICEF

The coronavirus pandemic has triggered an unprecedented socio-economic crisis that is draining resources for families all over the world, UNICEF said

Published on 28th May 2020
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After anonymous tip, Childline stops a 17-year-old girl from being married off to settle father's financial woes

According to sources, due to the illness of the victim's father, family members had planned to arrange a marriage for the minor girl with a 25-year-old man

Published on 14th May 2019
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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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Brave girls of West Bengal's Purulia lead by example, fight child marriage

The female literacy rate in the district is an abysmal 50.52 per cent, a figure much lower than the state average of 70.54 per cent

Published on 21st September 2018
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Child Grooms: Around 115 million underage boys married off, says UNICEF report

Of these, 1 in 5 children, or 23 million, were married before the age of 15. Using data from 82 countries, the study reveals that child marriage among boys is prevalent across a range of countries

Published on 7th June 2019
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Chuppi Tod app launched in Bihar against child marriage, sexual harassment

Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, the first openly gay prince in India, also lauded the Chuppi Tod strategy and said that he missed the much needed safe space being provided

Published on 19th December 2018
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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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Everything you need to know about the Indian Documentary Film Festival of Bhubaneswar

There will be as many as 31 movies which will be screened at the Indian Documentary Film Festival of Bhubaneswar which is right around the corner 

Published on 23rd September 2019
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Four residential schools being proposed in tribal areas of Krishnagiri

The RSTCs are also expected to prevent children from dropping out, discourage child marriages, the practice of child labour and to uplift the status of tribal people in the hilly areas

Published on 4th September 2018
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How a group of kids started a library 10 years ago and put this Karnataka village on the map

The Chagaletty Children's Library is living proof that kids can do wonder. We speak to the youngsters who started the library for children when they were kids themselves which will complete a decade

Published on 5th February 2020
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How Kabeer quit a corporate job and is doing everything from milking cows to educate kids in his village in MP is truly inspiring

Hailing from Nagda in Madhya Pradesh, Kabeer is giving back to his village by running a free school for the poor, taking free coaching classes and now, actively helping people deal with the pandemic 

Published on 12th June 2020
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How Revathi Radhakrishnan went from cinema to educating tribal children is inspiring

We spoke to Revathi Radhakrishnan of Vanavil Trust, which imparts quality education to tribal children in order to integrate them into the mainstream without compromising on their cultural identity

Published on 13th November 2019
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How Sitavva Jodatti has been saving girls from becoming Devadasis in Karnataka for 21 years

Dedicated as a Devadasi at 7, Sitava Jodatti broke the barriers and now runs an NGO MASS to rehabilitate Devadasis and their children

Published on 23rd July 2018
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How these Bahujan JNU researchers' teachers' training module addresses role of caste in sexual violence

Through her module, Shweta, the founder, wants to give the children a language through which they can speak up about their abuse

 

Published on 5th April 2020

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