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Feb 11, 2018
English, cost of education forcing Delhi students to drop out of private schools, reveals NCPCR studyCommunication in English, cost of extra curricular activities are major reasons for students to drop out of private schools in Delhi
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.
Feb 08, 2018
One in four children in India's cities are malnourished, but poverty is not the only causeOne in four children in India's cities was malnourished, and mother’s education, feeding patterns and service delivery also determine child nutrition.
Feb 05, 2018
Nearly 40% adolescent girls in India lack access to education, majority forced to stay at home: NCPCR reportThe NCPCR report suggests that while most adolescent boys are unable to attend school because they are in all likeliness working, a majority of the girl children are not getting school education because they are either forced to stay at home or engaged in begging
Feb 01, 2018
Nearly 30 percent of young people in countries affected by conflict are illiterate: UNICEFNearly 30 percent of young people between the ages of 15 and 24 in countries affected by conflict and disaster are illiterate, UNICEF said.
Jan 05, 2018
NHRC asks states to adopt zero-tolerance policy for child marriages as India sees 3,600 cases every dayWith India recording around 3,600 child marriages every day, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked states to strictly enforce the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act
Dec 30, 2017
Bihar's students perform street plays against child marriage to end practice in stateA small team performing street plays across this remote and underdeveloped rural pocket of Bihar's Gaya district to educate girls and their parents to say "no" to child marriage.
Dec 29, 2017
Kerala school likely to take back students expelled for hugging on campus after Shashi Tharoor's interventionThe issue of suspension of a Class XII boy student by the management of a church-run school for hugging a girl is likely to be resolved following the intervention of Congress Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor.
Dec 26, 2017
Dallas to host memorial service for Sherin Mathews on 30 December, dedicate a bench for slain toddlerCommunity members in Dallas have planned a bench dedication ceremony and memorial service for the Indian toddler Sherin Mathews, who was found dead in a culvert in mysterious circumstances in October.
Dec 12, 2017
National Commission for Protection of Child Rights welcomes ban on condom ads between 6 am and 10 pmThe NCPCR welcomed the order of the government asking television channels not to air condom advertisements between 6 am and 10 pm.