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How NIRDPR aims to build ‘change agents’ of tomorrow with its new courses in rural development

The two-year programme, spread over six trimesters, consists of classroom teaching and interactive learning, field visits; and organisational internships

Published on 20th January 2020
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At 67,385, India records highest number of babies born globally on New Year's Day: UNICEF

Fiji in the Pacific most likely delivered 2020's first baby, while the US, the last of the New Year's Day. Globally, over half of these births were estimated to have taken place in eight countries

Published on 2nd January 2020
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Meet the youngsters behind Makkala Grama Sabhas that're driving social change in rural Karnataka

In times such as these, making children learn about citizenship, rights and duties has become important. And that is why Makkala Grama Sabhas conducted by Grama Panchayats play a key role

Published on 23rd December 2019
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Here's why this young feminist's art lab in Bhopal is questioning societal norms

Kokila Bhattacharya works best with ideas and colours. Here's how her fascination with creating meaningful art began and how it has grown to help her comment on contemporary social issues

Published on 7th December 2019
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This TN NGO is set to teach Indian martial art Kai Silambam to 5 lakh govt school kids. Here's why

The NGO Elite Circle is all set to train the students from government schools with the martial art in 100 days

Published on 7th November 2019
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16 child petitioners including Greta Thunberg sue UN member states for lack of govt action on climate crisis

The Third Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child is a voluntary mechanism which allows children or adults on their behalf to appeal directly to the UN for help

Published on 24th September 2019
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Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: United Nations

Almost half of those deaths occurred during the first month of life, meaning that around 7,000 newborns still died every single day last year

Published on 19th September 2019
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Indonesia revises marriage law, 19 is now the minimum age for girls to get married

The previous minimum marriage age was 16 for girls and 19 for boys, and if parents wanted to authorise younger girls for marriage, there was no minimum age

Published on 18th September 2019
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Choosing adoption over having kids is a personal decision: Nandana Dev Sen

Through her latest book In My Heart, Nandana Dev Sen talks about adoption and love and why every child has a need to know where they came from

 

Published on 26th August 2019
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All India Radio to help students brush up their English speaking skills

Though the focus is currently on Class 7 students, Class 6 and 8 students will also attend auditory classes

Published on 14th August 2019
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Shut out from Bangladesh schools, half million Rohingya children turn to madrassas

Many Rohingya children had managed to slip through the net until earlier this year when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government cracked down, ordering schools to expel them

Published on 18th June 2019
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Child Grooms: Around 115 million underage boys married off, says UNICEF report

Of these, 1 in 5 children, or 23 million, were married before the age of 15. Using data from 82 countries, the study reveals that child marriage among boys is prevalent across a range of countries

Published on 7th June 2019
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Soon, Tamil Nadu will use data to develop new assessment models for government schools

A new education assessment model may soon find root in Tamil Nadu to help students to be competent and go beyond scoring marks alone

Published on 22nd May 2019
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Activists accuse political parties of 'using' children for campaign rallies in Dharwad

Raghavendra Bhat, who works with the UNICEF, said there is a need to hold orientation programmes by election officers for political leaders in connection with use of children for election publicity

Published on 17th May 2019
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Jamia Milia gets its first female VC, Najma Akhtar, after 99 years

Akhtar has four decades of academic scholarship in educational leadership. She is known for spearheading international educational administrators' courses at the NIEPA

Published on 12th April 2019

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