India  /  Published 10.09.19

Delhi infant feeding policy for public place

The AAP government in Delhi has told the high court that it has come up with a draft policy for setting up rooms for feeding infants and changing their diapers in public places and the process of plac...
By PTI in New Delhi

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

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Online platform to make admission process hassle-free for parents and schools

Parents need not hop from one school to another or fret over keeping track of admission dates anymore. A common online gateway called ``, which promises a one-stop platform from pickin...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar and Nadia Imam in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 24.02.19

Can gender-neutral school forms dehumanise people?

In this age of exclusions, the French National Assembly is trying out a policy of inclusiveness. It has proposed that schools should replace the terms ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’ on administrative f...
By The Editorial Board in

Health  /  Published 06.11.18

Why discipline is important for your child

Many parents these days are clueless about how to bring up a child. There is no support from a rambling family — grandparents, widowed aunt, unmarried uncle — and domestic help is not only hard to...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

India  /  Published 26.09.19

Parents, beware of fingerprint test

A national psychiatrists’ body on Wednesday urged parents and schools to keep away from a widely marketed test that claims to assess children’s inborn intelligence from their fingerprints, asserti...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 17.11.18

Understanding your kid's heartbreak

Deepti was sulking and made it abundantly clear, right from the moment she entered my consultation room, that she was brought to see me against her will. The 16-year-old girl was accompanied by her pa...
By J.R. Ram in

Opinion  /  Published 17.01.19

The backlash shows why we need the Gillette ad

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