Child Rights
News  /  Published 27.07.22

Trafficking survivors speak of post-rescue challenges at Kolkata session

The panel comprised Sudeshna Roy, special consultant, West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights; Madhumita Halder, consultant, prevention of trafficking, department of women and child deve...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 22.07.22

Kerala opts for only co-ed schools from 2023-24

The girls-only and boys-only schools are likely to be a thing of the past in Kerala soon, as the state child rights panel ordered conversion of all educational institutions in the state into mixed sch...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

India  /  Published 12.07.22

Child labour charge on Aaditya

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has asked Mumbai police to file an FIR against Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray for “using” children during a “Save Aarey&rdqu...
By PTI in Mumbai

News  /  Published 27.06.22

Kolkata seminar stresses on shared parenting

Several schools The Telegraph spoke to said they have faced such issues in school and have seen a change in the children and their confidence level. Early Childhood Association recently published a do...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.06.22

YouTube music video to empower girls post-pandemic

Korbo Na Biye is a 5 minute 20 seconds music video that was launched on June 9. Till Monday evening it had almost 1.7k views on YouTube. The commission is hoping that the video would reach remot...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


News  /  Published 10.06.22

Childhood under attack: Boys at risk

Bullying turns to abuse Deep Purkayastha, founder director of Praajak, an NGO that works for child protection, said there was but a thin line between bullying and sexual abuse. “This becomes pr...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 04.06.22

Rape: TRS leader's son held

Police took into custody a teenaged boy on Saturday in connection with the rape of a 17-year-old girl who has alleged she was violated by five persons in a car. The boy,  is the son of a local l...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 04.06.22

NCPCR to Hyderabad police: Explain delay in FIR filing

The apex child rights body NCPCR has sought an explanation from the Hyderabad police over the delay in the registration of an FIR in connection with the gang rape of a 17-year-old girl in the city. T...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 27.05.22

Seek kids' views for report on them: Gender panel

Children’s views should be sought when reporting an incident involving a child in the media and the report should think of adolescents as readers, too, said participants in a media consultation ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.04.22

Rights bodies protest child justice act tweak

A law supposed to give justice to wronged children has been diluted in a way that will further impair chances of redress, alleged rights activists.  The amendments to the Juvenile Justice (Care ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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