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YouTube announces new feature that'll help supervise content and allow more parental control  

In the upcoming months, the new YouTube experience will be launched in beta for parents to allow their children to watch videos through a supervised Google account 

Published on 25th February 2021
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Facebook intensifies fight against child abuse content; tightens norms, adds new tools 

Advocating its stringent zero-tolerance stance on child sexual exploitation content on its platform, Facebook said using its apps to harm children is "abhorrent and unacceptable"

Published on 24th February 2021
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72 per cent of Indian parents express concern about online safety due to significant increase in usage

About 72 per cent of Indian parents surveyed expressed increased concern about online safety during the COVID-19 pandemic

Published on 9th 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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Odisha Police rescued 894 children during special drive set up to trace missing kids

The rescue drive relates to 834 missing complaints lodged at various police stations across the state. Kendrapara district police rescued 127 children whereas Mayurbhanj and Balasore traced 111

Published on 29th January 2021
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At least 5.85 lakh girl students benefit under UP 'Kanya Sumangala' scheme

Under the scheme, Rs 15,000 each are given to families on the birth of a girl child to enable parents to take care of her health, education and other needs

Published on 29th January 2021
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Kerala to provide all-in-one mechanism including doctors, psychologists, police to ensure justice for abused children

All stakeholders from doctors to judges should be given special training in connection with the implementation of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO), to ensure speedy justice

Published on 18th November 2020
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Education Minister launches ADOPT-CSS programme to guide teachers, staff for ensuring children's safety at schools

He added that our Constitution has provided a basic structure for the protection of early childhood through various provisions such as education of children

Published on 20th October 2020
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Nearly 20,000 students benefited under child protection counseling in Jammu

These online counselling sessions and communications on child protection issues were conducted by faculty counsellors in schools of Jammu Division benefitting approximately 20,000 students, said Gupta

Published on 7th September 2020
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Workshop conducted in Srinagar for child labour awareness among placement agencies

Keeping in view the increasing cases of child labour, the training programme was organised by Childline, Hope Foundation where experts gave different presentations on child labour

Published on 21st August 2020
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Protecting yourself is a right: This NGO is using colouring books to teach children to stave off abuse during lockdown 

Nirmal Initiative is making Child Protection Kits for children to learn about sexual abuse, caste discrimination, COVID protection 

 

Published on 28th July 2020
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Facebook launches 'Messenger Kids' to helps kids connect with friends but under parent-supervision

Launched in 2017, Messenger Kids is a video chat and messaging app that helps kids connect with friends and family

Published on 23rd April 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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Efundu is trying to make learning and reading fun for school children with comics. Here's how

Vijay Srinivas Prativadi, Founder, Efundu speaks about what went into converting school textbooks into comics and taking them to different schools. Their app can be also downloaded on Android phones

Published on 23rd March 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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