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Crimes against children in Pakistan on the rise: 8 children abused every day in 2020, says report

Children most vulnerable to abuse belonged to the age group of 6-15 years. Moreover, children as young as 0-5 years were also sexually abused

Published on 10th April 2021
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New LS Bill proposes to strengthen the provisions relating to protection and adoption of children

The Bill proposes to increase the role of district magistrates and additional district magistrates with issues concerning child care and adoption

Published on 24th March 2021
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Don't involve children in election campaigns, say Kovai social organisations

With the cadres of political parties have started door-to-door election campaigns seeking vote, there are allegations that school students also do the same

Published on 15th March 2021
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Over 50 kids branded with hot iron in Odisha's Gajapati village to 'cure' stomach ailments

The incident came to light after two kids were meted out the horrific treatment by a quack in Akhadasahi village of the panchayat on Sunday

Published on 9th March 2021
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India among five countries that account for half the number of child brides in the world: UNICEF

Worldwide, an estimated 650 million girls and women alive today were married in childhood, with about half of those occurring in Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, India and Nigeria

Published on 8th March 2021
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Want private schools to stop looting students with high fees: What students want from parties ahead of TN polls

The manifesto has been composed by the Tamil Nadu Child Rights Watch, Campaign against Child Labour, Forum for Promotions of Child Participation, Right to Education Forum, Tamil Nadu

Published on 1st March 2021
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Yogi Adityanath govt to launch Mission Shakti programme to focus on empowering women and children

The Mission Shakti as initially designed to be operational from Shardiye Navratri in 2020 to Chaitra Navratri in April 2021

Published on 19th February 2021
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What could the Union Budget have done to make the lives of Dalit students better?

Under School Education, the NCDHR suggests 500 state of the art modern schools, inclusion cells in schools and appointment of SC, ST teachers in rural areas

Published on 17th February 2021
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Kerala introduces food coupons for school students as part of food security allowance scheme

The coupons will be available at the respective schools. The government has initiated steps to deliver coupons to the schools

Published on 3rd February 2021
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Analysis of Union Budget 2021 reveals allocation for children was at ten year low; Child Protection gets raw deal

HAQ: Centre for Child Rights, in its analysis of the budget observed that despite the COVID-19 situation , it has found huge cuts in flagship programmes for children  

Published on 2nd February 2021
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Playing CM's part, 24-year-old Uttarakhand girl to review government functioning on National Girl Child Day

Different state departments will give their detailed presentations before her, informed Uttarakhand Child Protection Commission

Published on 24th January 2021
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This organisation has been helping school children be prepared for disasters. Check out how they've been doing this 

The Foundation for Development Action has been working for decades to make the children of Kerala safer from natural and man-made disasters. We find out out more about 

Published on 20th January 2021
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SC directs state governments to provide infrastructure, books to child care institutions for online classes

The top court passed a slew of directions to cater to the educational needs of child care institutions and children who have been restored to families from these institutions

Published on 15th December 2020
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Despite the pandemic, adoption agencies up their game to find foster parents abroad for four orphan kids

Parents who are willing to adopt these four kids with special needs can visit India only after the restrictions on international flights are lifted after December 31

Published on 4th December 2020
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Books by bike: Sri Lankan man runs a mobile library for kids 

Dasanayaka, 32, works as a child protection officer for the government. On his off days mostly during weekends he rides his motorbike, which is fixed with a steel box to hold books

Published on 27th November 2020

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