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Why child rights activists are dead against TN education department's move to dismiss unruly students 

School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi had also said that the transfer certificate and conduct certificate of such children will have to mention the reason for their expulsion

Published on 12th May 2022
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Ensure children attend schools: SC directs governments of states and UTs

The court has ordered NCPCR to initiate a portal where the action taken by all the states and UTs in this matter is uploaded

 

Published on 10th May 2022
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Supreme Court asks NCPCR to take help of NGOs in identifying children in street situations 

The bench also stated that NCPCR should take the help of individuals or organisations who are keen on offering assistance in identifying children

Published on 19th April 2022
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Who is Harsh Mander? Why is this apex child rights body seeking NCERT's explanation over including a story by him in textbooks?

When raids were conducted by Enforcement Directorate at Mander's office and home, many activists and intellectuals had condemned the raids 

Published on 5th April 2022
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Multi-pronged strategy in place to eliminate child labour: Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav

According to the data tabled late last week in the Karnataka State Assembly, 972 children were rescued from child labour between 2018 and 2020

Published on 14th March 2022
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Delhi gov't instructs schools to share documents sought by Juvenile Justice Boards and Child Welfare Committees

The directive by the government comes after the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights said it was facing difficulties in rehabilitation

Published on 19th January 2022
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Why is India's apex child rights body asking for the suspension of Delhi govt's Desh Ka Mentor programme?

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is the brand ambassador for Desh Ka Mentor programme, which was launched by the Government of Delhi in October

Published on 13th January 2022
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A child rights body has urged these four states to expedite COVID-19 vaccination of children

It was from January 3 that COVID vaccination for children of the age group of 15 to below 18 years had begun in the country

Published on 8th January 2022
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Child pornography cases reported in India increase by more than 600 per cent in 2020: What does this mean?

Now, this data also shows a sharp increase in the number of child pornography cases from 2019, where only 103 cases were registered. In 2018, at the same time, the numbers were only 44

Published on 15th December 2021
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Delhi Child Rights Commission urges air pollution watchdog to allow reopening of schools

The letter by the DCPCR chief further stated that the school closures policy assumes that the families own air purifiers while that isn't the case "except for a very very small fraction of Delhi".

Published on 14th December 2021
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Kerala tenth grader shamed for wearing shorts to NIOS exam, despite there being no dress code in place

The child's mother says that she was surprised because her son was dressed in a pair of shorts and tee-shirt, something that he regularly wears when he goes out

Published on 10th December 2021
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Kerala Child Rights Commission urges authorities to pass orders barring school teachers from engaging in private tuitions

In the 2020-21 academic year, following COVID-19 protocols, tuition centres weren't allowed to function. However, this was violated in at least one known centre

Published on 29th November 2021
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Madras HC upholds powers of state child rights commission, issues fresh summons to Jaggi Vasudev's Isha Foundation

Among other things, the foundation runs a residential school for children. The foundation has been given four weeks to prepare its defence

Published on 26th November 2021
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Kovai Education Dept issues instructions to schools after minor's suicide, school heads accountable in case of lapses

The department has also instructed schools to not force students to attend any special classes and any such special classes need to end before 5:30 pm

Published on 19th November 2021
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TN Education Minister: Child safety and sexual abuse awareness programmes in all schools soon

This comes shortly on the heels of the arrest of a school principal in Coimbatore after a teen girl died by suicide due to repeated sexual assault by a teacher in the school

Published on 18th November 2021

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