West Bengal Commission For Protection Of Child Rights
News  /  Published 09.09.22

75% of kidnapping victims in West Bengal between 2019 and 2021 were children

In three years from 2019, 22,928 people were ‘kidnapped’ from West Bengal. Of them, 4,740 were still missing at the end of 2021. According to numbers available with the National Crim...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.09.22

Baguiati double murder: Child rights panel sends notice to police

“There is a track-child portal where information about missing children or individuals has to be uploaded. That helps to track a person because all police stations in the country get an alert.&r...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.07.22

Transgender teen helms commission for child rights protection for a day

Some of her demands came from Shivam’s own experiences. With a friend’s help, Shivam went to Bihar as a dancer where she was “sexually exploited,” and finally after two-and-a-h...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.07.22

Trafficking survivors speak of post-rescue challenges at Kolkata session

The panel comprised Sudeshna Roy, special consultant, West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights; Madhumita Halder, consultant, prevention of trafficking, department of women and child deve...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.06.22

YouTube music video to empower girls post-pandemic

Korbo Na Biye is a 5 minute 20 seconds music video that was launched on June 9. Till Monday evening it had almost 1.7k views on YouTube. The commission is hoping that the video would reach remot...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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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