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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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Supreme Court takes note of COVID-19 infection among children in TN shelter home 

The top court said that Juvenile Justice Committees will circulate a questionnaire among state governments and collect their feedback about the protection of children from COVID-19 

Published on 11th June 2020
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Online predators put millions of children at risk during COVID-19 pandemic lockdown 

More than 1. 5 billion children and young people have been affected by the closing of schools worldwide and many are online now taking classes and socialising, UNICEF said

Published on 15th 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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COVID-19: Smriti Irani holds online workshop for district child protection units 

Mental health experts and Irani interacted with the participants and answered their questions

Published on 7th April 2020
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How this school in Tamil Nadu is helping tribal families stock up on food to tide over COVID-19 lockdown

The school felt it was best to send the children home because they felt they might feel better with their family. But that was only because they thought the lockdown would be for 5 days

Published on 29th March 2020
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VC has no threat from students: AMUSU 'shocked' as Tariq Mansoor asks for Police protection 

AMU Students’ Union President M Salman Imtiaz, said that the students find this claim ridiculous and consider it to be nothing but a hoax

Published on 11th January 2020
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Chennai shocker: Tuition teacher, male friend held after forcing minor students to pose for explicit videos

There is a need for protection policies in education institutions and setting up of empowered and independent mechanism to review and monitor child protection processes

Published on 7th November 2019
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Authorities have no Dalit perspective: Human rights activists on Walayar rape case acquittal

According to a 2018 amendment made in The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, a special court was set up for the trail of Dalit and tribal communities 

Published on 1st November 2019
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Odisha constitutes new task force to check child marriages in the state

Child marriage is the main reason for high rates of infant mortality, maternal mortality and malnutrition, Koraput Collector Madhusudan Mishra said.

Published on 15th September 2019
Justice for Thodupuzha case, Kerala Govt websites hacked

Justice for Thodupuzha child: Meet the hacktivist group that hacked Kerala Govt websites to force an arrest 

Kerala Cyber Warriors is a three and half-year-old hacktivist group that had previously hacked the Hindu Mahasabha website for glorifying Godse

Published on 29th April 2019
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Supreme Court to take a call on April 15 on banning TikTok, like Madras HC did

Launched in September 2016, TikTok is a social media app for creating and sharing videos as well as live broadcasting, which is popular especially for small videos

Published on 9th April 2019
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TN teacher arrested for child pornography and sexual assault on students after husband complains to Collector

The incident came to light after her husband found intimate pictures and pornographic materials of a student on her mobile phone

Published on 21st March 2019
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Clean toilets, naatu muttai, school councils: Read the manifesto of the policy-making children of TN

Arunodaya, a Chennai-based NGO conducted a two-day session for children across the state to come up with their own manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls next month

Published on 21st March 2019
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This Republic Day, children of Kozhikode juvenile homes will join the parade 

A platoon of 27 children, both boys and girls will be part of the parade at Kozhikode's Captain Vikram ground in West Hill

Published on 24th January 2019

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