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Mar 21, 2018
Anti-human trafficking bill: Centre's move to assign understaffed NIA as nodal agency is counter-productiveCan an understaffed organisation like NIA, which is already tackling the gigantic problem of terrorism, be in a position to take on human trafficking cases?
Mar 08, 2018
Anti-trafficking Bill gets Cabinet nod; government's focus should now shift from punitive action to rehabilitationThe Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1959 defines a beggar as someone with ‘no visible means of subsistence and wandering, about or remaining in any public place in such condition or manner, as makes is likely that the person doing so exist soliciting or receiving alms’.
Feb 23, 2018
Anganwadi workers in distress amid high work volume, meager pay; state govt's yet to loosen purse stringsAs many as 11 states and four union territories have not announced any change in the additional salary paid to anganwadi workers and helpers since 2015, according to government data
Feb 14, 2018
Indian Government likely to make GPS mandatory in feature phonesSeveral government officials have said that GPS on phones, including feature phones, is a must for the panic button feature to be a success.
Feb 09, 2018
SC asks Centre, states to fill posts in child rights panels, implement Juvenile Justice ActThe Supreme Court on Friday passed a slew of directions for effective implementation of the Juvenile Justice Act.
Jan 10, 2018
Menstruation Bill is necessary for gender equality in workplace, striking balance between health and careerThe Menstruation Benefits Bill, tabled as a private member bill in the Parliament this Winter Session, seeks to provide women working in the public and private sectors two days of paid menstrual leave every month.
Nov 03, 2017
First-ever Gender Vulnerability Index will give activists tangible parameters to tackle discrimination against Indian womenThe first ever Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI), developed by Plan India, a non-governmental organisation, indicates that Goa is the safest for women and girls while Bihar ranked the lowest for their safety and security.
Oct 27, 2017
SC directs Doordarshan to prepare 10 minute programme on perils of Blue Whale gameThe apex court said the visual medium is most effective and asked Doordarshan to prepare a programme in consultation with the Ministries of WCD and HRD.
Oct 24, 2017
India's forgotten widows: Govt must move beyond laws and actions plans, focus on social security and rehabilitationThe Supreme Court, this week, while dealing with the disconcerting issue of the deplorable conditions that widows in Vrindavan and other areas face, asked a very pertinent question : Do state commissions for women really exist?
Oct 15, 2017
SC terms sex with minor wife as rape: Govt will have to fight entrenched mindsets to implement rulingActivists believe that the new SC ruling terming non-consensual sex with a minor wife as rape will act as a deterrent against child marriage but implementing it will be a challenge