Child Rights
Opinion  /  Published 15.06.20

Untimely disasters: Child rights during Covid-19 and Amphan

It is a mark of the State’s failure that any crisis can push a huge segment of the population to the edge of desperation. In West Bengal, the lockdown because of the pandemic was bad enough; Amphan ...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.11.18

Trafficked girl back from dead in Jharkhand

A tribal Oraon girl, who was trafficked from Lapung in the capital district last year in July to Delhi and was thought to have been murdered this May, has returned home alive and well. The girl has be...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.19

Lockers in schools to lighten bag burden in Bengal

The Bengal government aims to lighten the burden of heavy school bags on children by arranging lockers for students from Nursery till Class VIII in 122 state-funded institutions. “Students can leave...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.01.20

Order to ‘counsel’ Shaheen Bagh kids

The Narendra Modi government’s efforts to move the women of Shaheen Bagh have failed so far, now the attention has turned to their children. The National Commission for the Protection of Child Right...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

Focusing on children in anti-trafficking efforts

The 2019 report on global trafficking produced by the state department of the United States of America is expectedly tepid in its account of India’s success in controlling the crime. It does acknowl...
By The Editorial Board


West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.20

Act for child wellbeing, schools told

The ICSE council has asked the heads of all affiliated schools in Bengal to take “necessary action” on guidelines for teachers and guardians recommended by the state child rights panel. The West B...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 28.08.19

Shelter children must be educated about their rights

Is the opportunity to make a fresh start as a law-abiding citizen a privilege afforded to all? It would seem not, if the findings of a study conducted by a non-governmental organization across five In...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 15.09.19

Malala urges UN to help students in Kashmir

Nobel Peace Prize winner and Pakistani education rights activist Malala Yousafzai has urged the UN to work towards peace in Kashmir and help children go back to school amid the tense situation in the...
By The Telegraph and PTI in London

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.19

Gap in school version & CCTV image: Panel

The school where a Class X girl was found dead in a washroom with self-inflicted wounds has told the child rights panel that female attendants had been on duty outside the washroom on the day of the i...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

India  /  Published 20.10.19

J&K schools told to ensure safety of children

The Jammu and Kashmir Commission for the Protection of Women and Child Rights has asked the state's Education Department to ensure the safety and security of children while they are in school and on t...
By PTI in Jammu


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