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Want private schools to stop looting students with high fees: What students want from parties ahead of TN polls

The manifesto has been composed by the Tamil Nadu Child Rights Watch, Campaign against Child Labour, Forum for Promotions of Child Participation, Right to Education Forum, Tamil Nadu

Published on 1st March 2021
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Karnataka government to soon conduct a survey on students who missed school

Teachers also said that the relaxation of compulsory 75 per cent attendance to attend the SSLC examination was proving counter productive in terms of attendance

Published on 12th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The first issue of the magazine Reader's Digest came out 99 years ago today!

In today's #TBT, we remember Reader's Digest, a general interest magazine that has its roots in America and yet, it became widely read around the world. This is why it continues to remain awesome
 

Published on 5th 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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Bengaluru schools to resume classes in full swing for 9 to 12 from February 1

Meanwhile, Vidyagama for Classes for 6-8 will continue, and the TAC will meet again in the second week of February to decide on the reopening of the other classes

Published on 29th January 2021
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This NGO has rescued many child labourers from Karnataka's coffee estates and turned them into lawyers, engineers

A M Varghees of Vikasana speaks about their bridge schools and hostels that facilitate learning for kids who worked as child labourers in coffee estates, domestic workers and several other places  

Published on 27th January 2021
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TN to reduce portions after poor assessment tests: Is this a sign that online classes failed for government school students?

A senior official from the department said that the assessment tests had over 100 MCQs on all subjects and some students couldn’t even get through five questions correctly

Published on 26th January 2021
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TN teachers happy schools are reopening, but worried that there's too much ground to cover before 10, +2 exams

Several studies and surveys have shown the child labour spiked during the pandemic, teachers worry seats in their classrooms may remain empty because of the same

Published on 12th January 2021
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Over 26 children engaged as labourers rescued; seven held for trafficking 

Eight children from Telangana were counselled and handed over to their parents while the remaining children were sent to rehabilitation homes, they added

Published on 12th January 2021
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This Karnataka social work grad is giving the children of migrant labourers a better future. This is his story 

Gopinath R, Founder of Sparsha Trust speaking about providing shelter, food and education to poor kids who are abused, exploited and forced into child labour. He has helped thousands of such kids

Published on 11th January 2021
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Speedy distribution of COVID-19 vaccine a major challenge for global governments: WHO experts

This daunting challenge is not only for India but also for all the governments across the globe as they start inoculating their populations to tackle the pandemic

Published on 5th January 2021
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Child labor in palm oil industry tied to Girl Scout cookies, finds Associated Press investigation

An Associated Press investigation found most  children earn little or no pay and are routinely exposed to toxic chemicals and other hazardous conditions, while som never go to school 

Published on 29th December 2020
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Karnataka Government to restart its flagship programme, Vidyagama for school students from January 1 

This time, the programme has also been rolled out for private aided and unaided schools, and classes can be held on the school premises for half a day, but not inside classrooms, Suresh Kumar told

Published on 17th December 2020
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Delhi HC seeks response from Centre, AAP on recovery of back wages due to rescued child, bonded labourers

The plea also seeks directions to the authorities to initiate the recovery proceedings in 77 cases where recovery, till date, has not been initiated

Published on 16th 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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