Child Rights And You Cry
News  /  Published 30.11.21

Taratala girls pack a punch in state-level kickboxing, clinch gold and silver medals

They might live in makeshift homes and rarely get a bar of chocolate, they have something that others don’t — gold and silver medals. Sixteen-year-old Puja Mahato, 15-year-old Laxmi Mahat...
By Chandreyee Ghose

India  /  Published 01.10.21

Over 350 crimes against kids each day in India

A total of 1,28,531 crimes against children were recorded in India last year, implying that an average of 350 such cases were reported each day during the pandemic, according to an NGO's analysis ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.05.20

Lockdown toll: Children taken out of school

The lockdown abruptly announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thrown out of school at least one 10-year-old girl who dreamed to become a doctor and two teenage brothers of whom one aspired to be...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.19

Badminton a gamechanger

A train ride to Delhi and an interaction with Prakash Padukone — badminton has spelt wish-fulfilment and empowerment for two 12-year-olds from a redlight area.The duo from Munshigunj, Kidderpore, a...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.19

Books the game changer in Calcutta

Books have changed the lives of nearly a thousand teenagers from the South Dum Dum Municipality area.Children of household help, few of them went to school a decade ago and even those who did dropped ...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.19

How climate change is impacting the Sunderbans

This is a story of how data can bring to you a significant trend and yet tempt you into erroneous conclusions. Boys are dropping out of schools in the Sunderbans in distinct numbers. Girls are staying...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya


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