Opinion  /  Published 27.08.21

Cakes and ginger ale may not always taste same

Yet now, as 2021 moves towards autumn, Blyton’s popularity may be put to new tests. Adults calling her out for inappropriateness or mediocrity had not mattered too much, but will today’s c...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

Opinion  /  Published 24.08.21

All work: Child labour

The kids are not alright, especially in an India reeling under the effects of a global contagion. This has been borne out by a report by the International Labour Organization and Unicef — it was...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 10.08.21

Online safety for students

Children who have been introduced to the internet because of virtual classes are also exposed to online abuse and exploitation, child rights experts said at a webinar on online safety for children. P...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.08.21

Lost interest: Online education

Children have been victims of the pandemic in a particular sense. As cases began to rise and schools were forced to shut down, students were left with no choice but to accustom themselves to the &lsqu...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 16.07.21

Covid-19 upends vaccine gains for children

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


India  /  Published 15.07.21

India has 3 million unvaccinated kids

India has the highest number of under-vaccinated or unvaccinated children worldwide at 3.5 million, an increase of 1.4 million from 2019, amid the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, the UNICEF said. It also...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 28.06.21

Covid forces latino kids out of school

Already, two of Gloria Vásquez’s children had dropped out of school during the pandemic, including her 8-year-old, Ximena, who had fallen so far behind that she struggled with the most ba...
By Julie Turkewitz in Soacha, Colombia

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.21

Covid: Indian Tea Association, Unicef webinar on pandemic today

The Indian Tea Association (ITA) — largest association of tea planters in the country — in association with Unicef will host a webinar on Covid management in Calcutta on Saturday. Sources...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 04.05.21

Other women

In India, women form the vast majority of migrants — 80 per cent of the total internal migrants as per NSSO and 70.7 per cent of internal migrants as per Census 2001. It has been estimated that ...
By Minakshi Dewan

Opinion  /  Published 25.04.21

Perfectly at home: Women in ads

By The Editorial Board


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