Child Rights
News  /  Published 07.12.21

Nine trafficked minors from Kolkata neighbouring districts rescued in Bihar

Eight girls and one boy from Bengal, all minors and alleged trafficking victims, were rescued from Bihar on Sunday night. The minors were part of different musical troupes in Bettiah, West Champaran ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

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

News  /  Published 18.11.21

Teach For India’s teacher training arm to launch child safety module for educators

The child safety module, with its series of online courses, is a free and certified learning opportunity for educators ...
By Our Correspondent

India  /  Published 18.11.21

CBI arrests child porn accused

The CBI on Wednesday arrested Surendra Nayak, the 24-year old youth from Odisha’s Dhenkanal district, for his alleged links with a pan-India child abuse racket. He was arrested for allegedly ci...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

News  /  Published 15.11.21

Students paint clean and green world on Children’s Day

More than 75 under-privileged children took a tram ride on Sunday morning. Trams carrying children, who had their masks on, started for Esplanade from three depots — Shyambazar, Nonapukur and Ga...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


India  /  Published 14.10.21

Covid: NCPCR ire on Delhi govt

Apex child rights body NCPCR on Thursday sought action against a promotional Delhi government video that purportedly shows a large gathering of schoolchildren shooting for an advertisement without wea...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

Purulia’s Mahalaya gift to Covid orphans

Purulia district administration, with help from the state government, on Wednesday pledged long-term social and economic support to 46 minors who lost both parents to the pandemic, and to six other ch...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

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

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.21

Monthly aid for Covid orphans

The Bengal government will provide a monthly aid of Rs 2,000 to all children who have become orphans owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Ananya Chakraborti Chatterjee, the chairperson of the West Bengal ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

News  /  Published 26.09.21

Schoolgirl rescued from wedding altar

A 16-year-old girl who was being forced into marriage was rescued by police moments before the rituals were to begin in North 24-Parganas’ Taki on Friday. The girl had cleared her Madhyamik exa...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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