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News  /  Published 10.06.22

Childhood under attack: Boys at risk

Bullying turns to abuse Deep Purkayastha, founder director of Praajak, an NGO that works for child protection, said there was but a thin line between bullying and sexual abuse. “This becomes pr...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 27.05.22

Seek kids' views for report on them: Gender panel

Children’s views should be sought when reporting an incident involving a child in the media and the report should think of adolescents as readers, too, said participants in a media consultation ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.04.22

Rights workshops for Kolkata school students

The state commission for the protection of child rights is holding sessions in schools to teach students about their rights, child marriage, elopement and various aspects of Pocso (Protection of Child...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.22

Prompt action that eluded carnage night

“Smoke billowing out of a haystack near a burnt house…. Reporting from Bogtui camp No. 2.” The message was transmitted to walkie-talkie sets at a temporary control room of Bengal p...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bogtui (Rampurhat)

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)

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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

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

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.21

Trafficking survivor heads child panel

A 15-year-old boy who was trafficked as a child labourer at the age of seven was made chairperson of the state commission for protection of child rights for an hour on Friday. “I was fortunate ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.21

Child trafficking: Principal held

A 57-year-old principal and one of his female colleagues at a central government school in Bankura and six others were arrested on Sunday night for their alleged involvement in a child trafficking rac...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.21

App to file complaint on child rights’ violations

The state child rights commission has launched an app on Wednesday to enable an individual or organisation to register a complaint on violation of child rights. The app — Sishu Suraksha —...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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