Women And Child Development Ministry
India  /  Published 14.11.21

Rights and responsibilities equally important: Smriti

The next 75 years of independent India need to be equally about the responsibility of citizens towards the community and the nation, and not just about rights, Union Women and Child Development Minist...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.10.21

Centre: Global Hunger Index rank shocking

The Centre on Friday said it was shocking that India's rank was lowered on the Global Hunger Index and it termed the methodology used for rankings "unscientific". India slipped to 101st...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.08.21

House panel: Won't lower juvenile age limit

A key parliamentary panel has decided not to push for lowering the age limit to 16 years from 18 years for juveniles involved in serious POCSO cases after the government asserted that existing laws ar...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.07.21

Anti-trafficking bill: Stakeholders seek time

Activists and civil society groups have asked the government to extend the time for submitting comments on the draft anti-trafficking bill by four weeks, saying the 10-day period originally provided b...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.07.21

Centre invites suggestions on draft anti-trafficking bill

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has invited suggestions from stakeholders on the draft of the Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021. The objective of the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 16.07.19

Protecting children from sexual offences

Not just women, but children too, suffer cruel neglect in India. Perhaps it is this darkness implicit in society‚Äôs value system that is most shocking. The Supreme Court took suo motu notice of the ‚...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 29.10.18

Mother Teresa’s order back in adoptions fold

The Missionaries of Charity, which had pulled out of adoptions three years ago because of reservations over new guidelines allowing single, divorced or separated individuals to adopt, has agreed to re...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.12.18

Govt acts over maternity break ‚Äėmisuse‚Äô

Instances of misuse of enhanced maternity leave have emerged as a reason behind the Centre’s plans to partially compensate the private sector for offering the benefits. Earlier this month, the women...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.11.18

Maternity leave compensation

The Centre will give employers the salaries for seven of the 26 weeks of maternity leave for women earning more than Rs 15,000 a month, the women and child development ministry announced on Thursday....
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.03.19

E-haat push for women SHGs

Bariatu’s Deepali Banerjee has not only been running her self-help group (SHG), Deepali Hastshilp Kendra, along with 50 women to make bamboo and jute items, she has also been selling the products ab...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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