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Counselling platform launched for children of slain Border Security Force personnel 

 The link will be available through a toll-free number 1800-1-236-236 and a weblink, and counsellors appointed by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights will operate them

Published on 19th February 2021
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Apex child rights body against relaunch of PUBG until proper legislation is in place

PUBG, which was earlier distributed in India by China's Tencent Games, has sought permission from the government to relaunch in the country

Published on 11th December 2020
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2,764 childcare homes have no adequate measures to prevent abuse of children: Govt report

The social audit was carried out in 7,163 childcare institutions, which house 2.56 lakh children across the country

Published on 16th November 2020
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Tamil Nadu has the most number of children living in Child Care Institutions: NCPCR data

Karnataka has the second-highest with 38,659 children living in CCIs with Andhra Pradesh, Kerala following. The national capital has 3,753 children living in CCIs

Published on 27th September 2020
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Eight states account for over 70 per cent of children in care homes, NCPCR wants them returned to families 

The country's apex child rights body NCPCR has directed eight states that account for over 70 per cent of children in care homes to ensure their return to their families

Published on 26th September 2020
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Forced to travel 50km for online classes, children in Maharashtra villages reach out to NCPCR for internet

The National Commission for Protection Child Rights, in turn, ensured that the connectivity is restored in the fastest possible manner by reaching out to cellular companies 

Published on 22nd August 2020
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UNICEF, Cyber Peace Foundation list out methods to secure children's online activities

Cyber Peace Foundation in partnership with NCPCR, UNICEF shares tips with parents on how to keep their kids safe online

Published on 10th June 2020
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With decorated walls, books and toys, Telangana gets its first 'child-friendly' police station 

The initiative aims to facilitate a friendly environment and encourage higher reporting of crimes relating to children

Published on 14th November 2019
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24k child sexual assault cases in 2019: Why SC wants special courts for districts with 100+ cases

It was revealed during the trial that NCPCR had no data available for cases registered under POCSO

Published on 26th July 2019
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Tamil Nadu promises birth certificates to rescued bonded child labourers

International Justice Mission (IJM)  has identified 51 children from Tiruvallur district in the age group of six to 13 years who do not have the certificates

Published on 12th June 2019
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New education policy: Transgenders to get safe, reliable schools

The policy document proposed to involve civil society groups that have gained substantial knowledge of and experience in working with transgender children

Published on 31st May 2019
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Regulate schoolbag weight, follow SCERT/NCERT books: National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

But officials in the education department feel that proper implementation can happen only from the next academic year

Published on 30th May 2019
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It will take India 87 years to have basic amenities in schools, RTE compliance, says report

Following U-DISE data the study goes on to say that India is far from being able to provide secondary education to all because there is a severe shortage of school infrastructure

Published on 13th March 2019
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Owing to an increase in incidents of sexual abuse, NCPCR seeks a detailed report from the Odisha Government

Anguished over growing cases of sexual assault of minor girls in residential schools in Dhenkanal, Kalahandi, Jajpur and Kandhamal districts, the Commission is seeking a report

Published on 30th January 2019
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No toilets in schools, children in Perumbakkam settlements have to defecate in the open

Children also complained about safety issues in the resettlements and that the local police have been of no help either

Published on 27th December 2018

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