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Global fund helps nine million children with their education amid pandemic

The Education Can't Wait fund, hosted by UNICEF rapidly allocated $23 million in COVID-19 emergency grants to support continued access to education

Published on 12th March 2021
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Women's Day: MHA says Rs 200 cr given to states to set up women help desks in police stations

Later, in a statement, the home ministry said to enhance safety and security of women in the country, it has taken several initiatives which are funded by the Nirbhaya Fund

Published on 8th March 2021
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Five minor children rescued by Railway Protection Force from Guwahati Railway station

A woman constable noticed a lone minor girl entering into the station through the main entrance gate in a distressed condition

Published on 24th January 2021
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Several UN agencies working closely with Indian authorities for massive vaccination programme

UN teams have monitored more than 4,000 vaccination sessions so far and have helped to train more than 300,000 vaccinators and healthcare workers

Published on 20th January 2021
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This Kolkata School gets a Student Justice Cell to fight human trafficking

 

The Cell is part of the Anti-Human Trafficking Club (AHTC) programme to build safe communities for women and children in vulnerable pockets of the city

Published on 7th December 2020
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Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi's NGO rescues 1600 trafficked children from exploitation during pandemic

Children are employed primarily for two reasons- first due to cheap labour cost and secondly, due to their small hands which helps in efficiently fitting embellishments on bangles

Published on 6th December 2020
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COVID-19 worsening gender-based violence, human-trafficking for women: United Nations

However, lockdowns and other measures implemented in the wake of the global health crisis have led to a "shadow pandemic" of rising gender-based violence

Published on 1st December 2020
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Yogi Adityanath: All UP districts will now have anti-human trafficking police stations to check trafficking of women and children

These police stations will be set up in all districts of the state for effective action in trafficking cases

Published on 27th October 2020
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Labouring over India's new labour codes: Why academics, experts believe that it needs a lot more 'work'

Various labour unions have raised their voices against the floor wages being introduced by the new codes but not too many of them have been very vocal about the OSHWC Code

Published on 8th October 2020
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Trafficking Jam: Why India's human trafficking problem has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Every time there has been a crisis, the number of trafficked children have erupted and this pandemic might not paint a different picture but are we equipped enough to handle it?

Published on 7th September 2020
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More important to teach girls than boys: Here's how Jharkhand's Smith Kumar Soni is fighting human trafficking, child marriage

We spoke to Smith Kumar Soni, who is an elementary school teacher in Jharkhand's Simdega district to know more about his fight to educate every single girl child

Published on 5th September 2020
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Eleven child labourers rescued by Rachakonda police in Telangana

According to police, seven children were rescued from Mahesh Zypsam Plaster Company, and four from Sri Pavan Putra Plaster Company

Published on 12th August 2020
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Empty stomach, discontinued studies: How the lockdown shattered the dreams of these human trafficking survivors

We spoke to two youngsters who were rescued from human trafficking. The pandemic and the lockdown hit them at a time when they almost rebuilt their lives

Published on 29th April 2020
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Increase in online child sexual abuse due to pandemic, parents asked to track children's internet usage

A report released by Europol, stated that there is an increase of online activity by those who are seeking child abuse material

Published on 2nd April 2020
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Indian-American teen raises domestic abuse awareness

Following the mission of the decades-old organization Maitri, a non-profit organization that helps female victims of domestic violence and human trafficking in North America and Asia

Published on 13th March 2020

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