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Apr 04, 2019
In Kerala's Malappuram, underage girls brainwashed into marriage with promises of mobile phones, freedom to step outChild marriage survivors in Kerala's Malappuram district say they agreed for early marriages to get access to mobile phones and the freedom to go out of the house
Mar 05, 2019
In Kerala's Chettikulangara Devi Temple, devotees set on defying ban on ritual involving piercing of boys with metal hooksThe Chettikulangara Devi Temple in Alappuzha district of Kerala is all set to conduct the primitive ritual called 'chooral muriyal' in which midribs of young boys are pierced with gold or silver strings or bamboo strands, despite a ban on the ritual in 2016
Mar 04, 2019
Jharkhand's Khunti village rife with tales of human trafficking, but threats keeps villagers from approaching policeVillagers in Jharkhand's Khunti district don't lodge police complaints as human traffickers threaten the safety of their families. As a result, very few cases reach the state's anti-human trafficking cell.
Dec 19, 2018
Centre releases draft child protection policy, invites comments from stakeholders till 4 January: All you need to knowThe draft child protection policy has been uploaded to the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) website, and the ministry has invited comments from stakeholders until 4 January.
Oct 09, 2018
MeToo in India: Repressed childhood, wrong understanding of sexual assault and need to say noWhat all the women’s groups, feminists and intellectuals should espouse is a nationwide campaign which empowers young girls to say, no, I do not want a hug.
Aug 25, 2018
One-third calls to child helpline since 2015 were muted; could be silent pleas for help, say officialsAbout one-third of the calls received by Childline Foundation since 2015 were muted where background sound was audible but the caller was quiet, which the national emergency helpline for children in distress believes might be silent call for help
Jul 15, 2018
NCPCR data shows over 1,300 unregistered child care institutions in India, 1,165 alone in KeralaAccording to NCPCR data, there are 5,850 registered CCIs in the country as of 11 July and if unregistered ones are counted then it crosse the 8,000-mark.
Mar 18, 2018
Rajasthan introduces death penalty for rape of minors: Child rights experts say move uncalled for, will endanger survivorsRajasthan has introduced the death penalty for rape of girls below 12 years of age. However, several child rights experts believe this is not the solution.
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.