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To curb child sexual abuse in India, POCSO Act needs wide publicity; personal safety education among children, parents vital
India

To curb child sexual abuse in India, POCSO Act needs wide publicity; personal safety education among children, parents vital

Children are not voters, which is why their needs are often neglected. It is the collective responsibility of all citizens to protect children from child sexual abuse and ensure that they have a childhood free of any abuse.

In Jharkhand, girls are 'sold' cheaper than livestock; state's poverty-stricken regions hotspots of child trafficking
India

In Jharkhand, girls are 'sold' cheaper than livestock; state's poverty-stricken regions hotspots of child trafficking

Recently, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi said that girls are being sold cheaper than cattle in the country. In Jharkhand, one sees that this statement is true.

Supreme Court asks Centre about steps taken to control drug abuse among children in compliance with its 2016 verdict
India

Supreme Court asks Centre about steps taken to control drug abuse among children in compliance with its 2016 verdict

The apex court, in 2016, had asked the Centre to formulate within six months the national action plan to curb substance abuse cases among school children.

Delhi HC tells AAP govt, state legal services body to revisit compensation scheme for child abuse victims
India

Delhi HC tells AAP govt, state legal services body to revisit compensation scheme for child abuse victims

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the AAP government and the legal services authority DSLSA to consider incorporating in the victim compensation scheme a provision for relocation of child victims of sexual abuse.

Delhi's drug crisis Part 4: Capital requires more beds for child addicts in hospitals, stronger community policing
India

Delhi's drug crisis Part 4: Capital requires more beds for child addicts in hospitals, stronger community policing

There are 70,000 children in Delhi who sniff sulechan (solution), chew tobacco, or smoke gaanja and smack. This saddening statistic was laid bare by a survey.

Assam floods aftermath: Relief camps turn hunting ground for human traffickers as populace chases false ray of hope
India

Assam floods aftermath: Relief camps turn hunting ground for human traffickers as populace chases false ray of hope

While the administration is making efforts on the ground level to curb trafficking, it has a long way to go, given how deeply Assam is in the grip of the syndicate for whom women and children are merely resources to be procured and sold off.

Human trafficking: Assam's latest racket shows organised gangs continue to operate unchecked
India

Human trafficking: Assam's latest racket shows organised gangs continue to operate unchecked

Assam has a long way to go to check the menace in spite of the existence of 14 anti-human trafficking units in the state including one attached to the Government Railway Police (GRP)

Child slavery down in India but sexual violence against children on the rise: Kailash Satyarthi
India

Child slavery down in India but sexual violence against children on the rise: Kailash Satyarthi

The number of child workers in India has fallen considerably but incidents of sexual violence against children has gone up, Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi has said.

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi asks Donald Trump to reconsider refugee policy
India

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi asks Donald Trump to reconsider refugee policy

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Saturday asked US President Donald Trump to reconsider his decision to put a ban on entry of refugees from some countries saying all hearts, doors and borders should be open for children everywhere in the world.

Children's rights unite Nobel laureates, world leaders in Delhi summit
India

Children's rights unite Nobel laureates, world leaders in Delhi summit

The Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit is a first-of-its-kind congregation of global leaders to address the cause of children’s rights.

Watch: Kailash Satyarthi speaks to Firstpost ahead of Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit
India

Watch: Kailash Satyarthi speaks to Firstpost ahead of Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit

10 and 11 December will see Satyarthi welcome fellow laureates and world leaders to Delhi for the Laureates and Leaders For Children: Summit 2016.

Rs 500, Rs 1,000 ban: Move to curb black money will break back of traffickers, says Kailash Satyarthi
India

Rs 500, Rs 1,000 ban: Move to curb black money will break back of traffickers, says Kailash Satyarthi

Child rights activist Satyarthi said human trafficking and child labor were amongst the largest sources of black money.

Child workers die in illegal mica mines as operators exploit their poverty, lack of education
Life

Child workers die in illegal mica mines as operators exploit their poverty, lack of education

Children in Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh are risking their lives to work for pittance at illegal mica mines.

Kailash Satyarthi's short film underlines the serious problem of child sexual abuse
Life

Kailash Satyarthi's short film underlines the serious problem of child sexual abuse

short film by Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi's Bachpan Bachao Andolan in association with Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation addresses the subject of child sexual abuse

Child labour should go into pages of history: Satyarthi
India

Child labour should go into pages of history: Satyarthi

Satyarthi, who returned to India today, also pitched for the passage of the pending legislation against child labour, saying that history "won't forgive" the legislators if the Bill does not get passed.

Nobel confusion: MP leaders celebrate BJP 'colleague' Kailash's achievement
Politics

Nobel confusion: MP leaders celebrate BJP 'colleague' Kailash's achievement

Who is Kailash Satyarthi? If you go by the BJP leaders in Madhya Pradesh, Satyarthi’s home state, he is a senior party leader who has been awarded the coveted Nobel prize for social work.

'Delhi government not serious about fighting child labour'
India

'Delhi government not serious about fighting child labour'

The Nobel Peace Prize to child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi may have put the spotlight on the issue of child labour, but his NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan says Delhi government is not serious about dealing with the "menace", unlike many other states.

Delhi govt not serious in fighting child labour, says Satyarthi's Bachpan Bachao Andolan
India

Delhi govt not serious in fighting child labour, says Satyarthi's Bachpan Bachao Andolan

The Nobel Peace Prize to child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi may have put the spotlight on the issue of child labour, but his NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan says Delhi government is not serious about dealing with the "menace", unlike many other states.

Nobel Peace Prize 2014: Satyarthi no less a victim of his own people than Malala
India

Nobel Peace Prize 2014: Satyarthi no less a victim of his own people than Malala

Kailash Satyarthi’s Nobel Peace Prize award has made us aware of the enemy within: our insensitivity towards social problems we sweep under the carpet, woven, perhaps, by a child.

Hope Nobel Peace Prize will bring India, Pak closer: Kailash Satyarthi
India

Hope Nobel Peace Prize will bring India, Pak closer: Kailash Satyarthi

For the Nobel Peace Prize winner who quit a bright career to take up the cudgels for India’s underprivileged children and endured several physical attacks in the relentless pursuit of his cause, it has been a long, difficult journey indeed.