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AP govt’s new SOPs to make schools safer, to include posters, helpline numbers and committees

The guidelines have been prepared under the new initiative to protect children under the age of 18 years

Published on 9th August 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: After four years of work, why was Personal Data Protection Bill withdrawn?

The Bill that alarmed tech companies and privacy experts has now been withdrawn by the government after going through multiple changes and facing criticism. Why was the bill so controversial?

Published on 4th August 2022
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Child protection, correctional homes of Delhi to be made world-class: Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam

"Our aim is that all ashrams of the Delhi government become world-class like government schools in the capital and that the entire country adopts it as a model," the minister shared

Published on 23rd February 2022
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These Israeli researchers might be able to tell whether you are COVID positive from a simple eye exam

The TFI device is a non-invasive piece of medical equipment designed to simultaneously measure the mucins

Published on 4th February 2022
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Over Rs 400 crore spent on media advocacy for 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' 

The scheme aims to address the declining Child Sex Ratio (CSR) and issues of empowerment of girls and women “over a life cycle continuum”

Published on 3rd February 2022
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This 11-year-old Israeli boy has been infected with Alpha, Delta, and now Omicron. Here's his story

Despite his thorough experience with quarantine, Helfgott stated that boredom manages to overcome everything

Published on 31st January 2022
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Cow centre in Hansraj College draws flak from students for allegedly disrupting women's hostel construction

SFI said they will initiate a vigorous campaign against this decision and demanded that the 'gaushala' be pulled down

Published on 27th January 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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Madhya Pradesh will keep schools open at 50 per cent capacity until next COVID review meeting: CM Chouhan

The state registered 2,317 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the number of active cases to 8,599, according to the health bulletin issued by the state government on January 10

Published on 11th 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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Odisha headmaster who sexually harassed two girls in 2015 gets one-year imprisonment 

It was back in 2015 that the headmaster, who has been sentenced to prison for a year, sexually harassed two girl students

Published on 7th January 2022
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Six child labourers from Bihar rescued from bangle-making unit in Hyderabad 

The city police have been keeping an eye on places where children are taken as bonded labourers and are then forced to work in hazardous environments and industrial areas. 

Published on 6th January 2022
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Poverty plight: Afghanistan sees rise in number of children employed in hazardous jobs 

Afghanistan is considered the worst place to be a child, as 4 million children are out of school and 2 million are working as child labourers, as estimated by international organisations

Published on 30th December 2021
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What The FAQ: Why was there a need for amendments in the Wildlife Protection Act?

The Ministry says that the Bill will help India meet the provisions of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

 

Published on 20th December 2021
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AP's Krishna district admin to conduct survey, study the conditions of street children 

It was at a child welfare committee meeting, which the Joint Collector (Welfare) K Mohan Kumar was attending, that this announcement was made 

 

Published on 16th December 2021

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