Child Rights
North East  /  Published 06.03.19

Panel for child rights meets hooch orphans

A delegation of Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights visited Halmira tea estate, the epicentre of the worst-ever hooch tragedy in Assam, in Golaghat district on Wednesday and met chil...
By Ritupallab Saikia in Golaghat

India  /  Published 10.11.18

Call for child ministry after searing survey

The Child Rights Initiative for Shared Parenting has urged the government to create a separate ministry for children to prevent rising incidents of abuse, parental neglect on account of matrimonial di...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 12.04.20

Helpline to report domestic violence

Domestic violence against women has increased during the lockdown and the West Bengal commission for women’s rights has launched a helpline for the aggrieved.The helpline, 9830947247, launched on Sa...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.20

Slippery situation at Chappal Bank

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights took note of a complaint of violation of social-distancing norms during the inauguration of a Chappal Bank in the district and sought a report fr...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

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


North East  /  Published 12.11.19

App to report child rights violation

The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights will launch an app on Children’s Day to enable users to lodge complaints on child rights violation.The app, called Sishu Suraksha, will be l...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.12.18

Jharkhand sees troubling trend of babies in dump

Abandoned infants are being found, dead or alive, with alarming regularity in the Jharkhand capital and child protection officials don’t seem to know how to stem the disturbing pattern.Between June ...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.18

Toddler dies, welfare babus unfazed

The 20-month-old toddler caught in a child swap in a series of events following the baby sale racket at a Missionaries of Charity-run shelter has died, showing Jharkhand State Commission for Protectio...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.20

Lockers in state-funded schools to take load off bags

State-run schools have started installing lockers for students of Nursery to Class XII to lighten the burden of school bags.Students can leave their text books and exercise books in their lockers from...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.20

Schools discuss way out of gender bias

A girl draws an alpana and a boy plays football. A girl runs, but a boy comes first.Teachers from several schools met on Monday to discuss gender stereotypes common in the classroom and that they are ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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