Child Rights
Opinion  /  Published 29.01.21

Narrow scope: sex crimes against children

In India, where the prevalence of sexual crimes against children is no secret, citizens look to the judiciary as a beacon of hope. It was thus a relief that the Supreme Court stayed a perplexing judgm...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 09.01.21

Posters to fight child labour

The state commission for protection of child rights released three posters as part of a sensitisation programme against child labour on Thursday. The posters were released at Shramik Mela 2021 at Ram...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.12.20

Pari case central probe call

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has asked the Odisha government to recommend a probe by a central agency into the murder of five-year-old Pari from Nayagarh district. I...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 11.12.20

PUBG comeback: child rights body not in favour

As popular gaming app PUBG eyes its relaunch in the country, India’s top child rights body NCPCR has said it will not be appropriate to do so unless legislations are in place for such online gam...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.12.20

BJP, Congress teams in Pari village in Odisha

Politics over the alleged kidnapping and murder of a five-year old girl from Odisha’s Nayagarh district intensified with the BJP and Congress teams meeting the parents of the girl in their  ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


Calcutta  /  Published 23.11.20

Converse with adolescents on sexuality: Psychiatrist

Adults need to have more conversations with adolescents about matters related to sexuality, a psychiatrist said at a webinar organised to mark the International Child Rights Week (November 14-20). He...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.11.20

Calcutta sites #Goblue for child rights

The Covid pandemic raging across the globe has made it necessary for everyone — adults and children alike — to wear masks. But being masked does not mean one should be muted. “Child...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.10.20

Share food campaign this Puja

The state child rights commission, in association with puja committees, will spread awareness in the city on sharing food this festive season. The campaign, “Share Your Food”, is a joint ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.10.20

Music video celebrates girls' voices

A song that speaks of equal opportunities for girls will be part of the playlist at several Puja pandals in Calcutta. The song is part of a music video that was launched by the West Bengal Commission...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Harder to stop child marriages

The prevention of child marriages has taken a hit during the pandemic. Teachers in the districts now don’t get to know if a girl has been married off as schools are closed. Earlier, they used t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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