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AP govt’s new SOPs to make schools safer, to include posters, helpline numbers and committees

The guidelines have been prepared under the new initiative to protect children under the age of 18 years

Published on 9th August 2022
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Child protection, correctional homes of Delhi to be made world-class: Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam

"Our aim is that all ashrams of the Delhi government become world-class like government schools in the capital and that the entire country adopts it as a model," the minister shared

Published on 23rd February 2022
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A child rights body has urged these four states to expedite COVID-19 vaccination of children

It was from January 3 that COVID vaccination for children of the age group of 15 to below 18 years had begun in the country

Published on 8th January 2022
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AP's Krishna district admin to conduct survey, study the conditions of street children 

It was at a child welfare committee meeting, which the Joint Collector (Welfare) K Mohan Kumar was attending, that this announcement was made 

 

Published on 16th December 2021
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Madras HC upholds powers of state child rights commission, issues fresh summons to Jaggi Vasudev's Isha Foundation

Among other things, the foundation runs a residential school for children. The foundation has been given four weeks to prepare its defence

Published on 26th November 2021
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NFHS 5: Every fourth woman aged 20-24 fell prey to child marriage even as percentage drops

The percentage of women who ever experienced spousal violence was highest in Tamil Nadu (38.1 per cent), followed by Uttar Pradesh (34.8 per cent), Jharkhand (31.5 per cent), Odisha (30.6 per cent)

Published on 25th November 2021
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What The FAQ: What is the National Family Health Survey all about and how is it conducted?

The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) Five was conducted in two phases and the results of phase two came out on November 24

Published on 25th November 2021
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Red warning: Anaemia spikes reported in children, women in the latest National Family Health Survey

The Health Ministry’s fact sheet released on November 24 covers 14 states and Union Territories clubbed under phase-2 of NFHS-5. The phase-1 findings were released in December last year

Published on 25th November 2021
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Teacher in UP absconds after being booked for sexually abusing students

The teacher has been accused of multiple instances of assaults against his students, whom he used to allegedly call home and exploit

Published on 23rd November 2021
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Andhra Pradesh: Food poisoning in govt school allegedly takes 70 students ill

The students were shifted to the hospital immediately and their health is said to be stable now

Published on 23rd November 2021
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POCSO case: Headmaster of government school suspended, protesters demand his arrest

According to the police, the childline number received complaints that the 48-year-old teacher had been touching and talking to girl students inappropriately

Published on 22nd November 2021
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US states come together to probe Instagram's effects on children

The Wall Street Journal which first reported the investigation said that there are at least eight states involved in launching the probe

Published on 19th November 2021
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Kerala reports ragging cases soon after colleges reopen in full swing

According to statistics published on the UGC anti-ragging website, amanmovement.org, as many as 12 ragging cases have been reported in Kerala this year

Published on 19th November 2021
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Kovai Education Dept issues instructions to schools after minor's suicide, school heads accountable in case of lapses

The department has also instructed schools to not force students to attend any special classes and any such special classes need to end before 5:30 pm

Published on 19th November 2021
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Skin-to-skin contact not essential for POCSO offence: Supreme Court sets aside Bombay HC order

Venugopal had earlier told the apex court that there were 43,000 offences registered under POCSO Act in the last one year and that it's an outrageous judgement so far as POCSO is concerned

Published on 18th November 2021

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