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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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Activists want NCRB to maintain disaggregated data on violence against disabled girls, women 

Several disability rights groups urged the Home Minister to order the NCRB to maintain disaggregated data as violence against disabled girls and women is on the rise

Published on 22nd January 2021
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Supreme Court seeks Centre's reply on plea for appointment in SC/ST panels

The plea said the role of the constitutional bodies was pivotal for taking into account the issues related to atrocities upon the oppressed communities

Published on 8th January 2021
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Girl Child Day: NCRB data reveals pending cases on child marriage increase 11x in the past decade

The total number of cases every year, the cases worked on and the pending cases have moved almost on the same path over the decade. As the incidence increased, so did the productivity of the police

Published on 12th October 2020
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Ambedkarite student bodies from IIT Bombay, TISS and 32 institutes across country unite for a justice in Hathras case, plan protest on Oct 10

A total of 32 organisations have come together with a set of ten demands with regard to the alleged gangrape as well as other issues of discrimination and violence perpetuated on SC and ST communit

Published on 6th October 2020
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India's researchers to set up peer counselling network, as depression, student suicides see a steep rise

In 2020 alone, five suicide deaths and one suicide attempt were reported in IITs. In the last week, an IIT Gandhinagar researcher ended her life

Published on 14th July 2020
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Gujarat Forensic Sciences University calls for stepping up DNA evidence ‘collect & test' in India to combat expected surge in rapes post-lockdown

Taking note of the expected surge in crime after the COVID-19 lockdown, the initiative aims at equipping first-line responders in criminal investigation with a clear understanding of DNA evidence

Published on 2nd June 2020
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Delhi's My Safetipin App is telling women which streets are unsafe to be on. Here's how

Founder of My Safetipin app, Dr Kalpana Viswanath tells Edex how the app is making the streets of Indian cities safer for women and what more can be done with it

 

Published on 4th February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: More girls enrolled in school than boys, Beti Bachao massive success, FM says to furore in Parliament

In reaction to the booing, Sitharaman announced that issues related to women and children 'cannot be politicised'  

Published on 1st February 2020
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Maharashtra, Telangana and MP have 1 in 2 stalking cases in India, reveals NRCB data

In the category of publishing sexually explicit content and obscene material, UP tops the list in the recently released NCRB data. But is this the whole extent of the cases of stalking in the country?

Published on 22nd October 2019
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With increased mobile penetration, cyber crime in India increases by 88% since 2015

Cyber crime has steadily been on the rise ever since mobile banking and internet services have been adopted with such elan across the country — leading to a spurt in OTP frauds, phishing and more

Published on 22nd October 2019
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It's official: NCRB reveals Delhi and Mumbai are India's most unsafe cities for children

Among states, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh contributed to almost half of the total crimes committed, while kidnapping and sexual abuse topped the list of offences

Published on 22nd October 2019
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These 5 Indian states account for 50% of crimes committed against women. Shocked yet?

Women in these five states are still grappling with abuse from their families and kidnapping  — is the lack of a stronger punishment the reason?

Published on 22nd October 2019
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UK and Norway have swimming in school curriculum, so should India: Experts

Since 1994, swimming and water safety has been a statutory element of the national curriculum for physical education in England while Norway introduced the programme in 2015

Published on 14th October 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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