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Child Rights
News  /  Published 25.09.22

‘Child-labour-free’ plaques for 16 housing societies in Kolkata

The state commission for protection of child rights has chosen 16 housing societies in the city that have been certified as child-labour-free and have taken a pledge to fight child labour. The commis...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.09.22

Five Bengal minors rescued from traffickers in Patna

Five girls from West Bengal, who should have been in school at their age, were rescued on Wednesday from the clutches of an alleged trafficker in Patna where they were forced to dance at soirees and s...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.22

5 trafficked minors rescued

Five girls from Bengal, who should have been in school at their age, were rescued on Wednesday from the clutches of an alleged trafficker in Patna where they were forced to dance at soirees and sexual...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

News  /  Published 16.09.22

Neglect cry in Baguiati double murder case triggers transfer of Salt Lake top cop

The officer-in-charge of Baguiati police station and the investigating officer of the case were suspended, but questions were raised on whether the probe was monitored properly. An officer of the Bid...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.09.22

75% of kidnapping victims in West Bengal between 2019 and 2021 were children

In three years from 2019, 22,928 people were ‘kidnapped’ from West Bengal. Of them, 4,740 were still missing at the end of 2021. According to numbers available with the National Crim...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 08.09.22

Baguiati double murder: Child rights panel sends notice to police

“There is a track-child portal where information about missing children or individuals has to be uploaded. That helps to track a person because all police stations in the country get an alert.&r...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.22

Girls preyed on as child abuse jumps

Last year, 1,49,404 cases of crimes against children were recorded in the country — and these are only the official figures. It is common knowledge that a large number of offences against childr...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.08.22

Murder case: NCPCR chief to visit Dumka

The chairperson of apex child rights body NCPCR will travel to Dumka in Jharkhand on September 4 to meet the family of a class 12 student who died after being set afire by a man apparently after she s...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.08.22

Take action: NCPCR on Dalit death

Apex child rights body NCPCR has sought strict action by the Rajasthan government against those responsible for allegedly beating to death a nine-year-old Dalit boy for touching a drinking water pot. ...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 29.07.22

Transgender teen helms commission for child rights protection for a day

Some of her demands came from Shivam’s own experiences. With a friend’s help, Shivam went to Bihar as a dancer where she was “sexually exploited,” and finally after two-and-a-h...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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