West Bengal Commission For Protection Of Child Rights
Calcutta  /  Published 09.01.21

Posters to fight child labour

The state commission for protection of child rights released three posters as part of a sensitisation programme against child labour on Thursday. The posters were released at Shramik Mela 2021 at Ram...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.10.20

Share food campaign this Puja

The state child rights commission, in association with puja committees, will spread awareness in the city on sharing food this festive season. The campaign, “Share Your Food”, is a joint ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.10.20

Music video celebrates girls' voices

A song that speaks of equal opportunities for girls will be part of the playlist at several Puja pandals in Calcutta. The song is part of a music video that was launched by the West Bengal Commission...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Harder to stop child marriages

The prevention of child marriages has taken a hit during the pandemic. Teachers in the districts now don’t get to know if a girl has been married off as schools are closed. Earlier, they used t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.08.20

Children should be able to live freely

Independence is not just about hoisting the national flag. It should also mean an ability to think independently without fear, said those working with children. Children should be free from abuse, ch...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 20.08.19

Lessons for Calcutta schools on mental health

Schools must train teachers to identify children who show signs of stress and anxiety in class, the state child rights protection agency has said.Parents, too, have been asked to inform the school if ...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

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

Calcutta  /  Published 05.04.20

Online contest to keep kids busy

Children can paint, write poetry, learn a musical instrument, record a video of their daily activities or make a film and send it to the state child rights commission, to be uploaded on its website. T...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.04.20

Helpline to report domestic violence

Domestic violence against women has increased during the lockdown and the West Bengal commission for women’s rights has launched a helpline for the aggrieved.The helpline, 9830947247, launched on Sa...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.20

Schools discuss way out of gender bias

A girl draws an alpana and a boy plays football. A girl runs, but a boy comes first.Teachers from several schools met on Monday to discuss gender stereotypes common in the classroom and that they are ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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