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Jun 02, 2018
Migrants from Jharkhand face threats of trafficking as poverty, government apathy push them to leave stateIn some villages in Jharkhand, entire families migrate out to work at brick kilns and tea gardens in neighbouring states.
May 07, 2018
Maharashtra authorities lack awareness on child-friendly provisions in POCSO Act, finds study by two non-profitsA report by two non-profits suggests that there is a lack of awareness among authorities which implement the POCSO Act, which deals with child sexual abuse.
Apr 22, 2018
Global rights groups Amnesty International, CRY term ordinance on death penalty for child rapists a 'knee-jerk' reactionGlobal rights groups, the Amnesty International and the CRY have termed the Union Cabinet's decision to introduce death penalty for rape of children below the age of 12 years a "knee-jerk reaction"
Apr 12, 2018
Unnao and Kathua rapes: Watchdog groups avoid responsibility to pursue cases, pass buck to each otherTwo horrendous rapes — Unnao and Kathua — have grabbed the headlines, but the most shocking aspect of is that the two statutory bodies meant to protect the interests of these victims have not spoken out in their support.
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.
Mar 12, 2018
National Commission for Protection of Child Rights to revise TV show guidelines for child artists following Papon controversyAccording to NCPCR, they have been receiving more written complaints related to reality TV shows where children are being made to shoot for more than 12 hours.
Mar 03, 2018
Kuthiyottam row: Kerala temple authorities defend 'cruel customs', seek refuge in tradition in fight against child rights activistsIn Kerala's famed Attukal Bhagavathy temple, 983 boys aged between 5 and 12 years went through the rigorous 'Kuthiyottam' ritual, completely unaware of the controversy raging outside the temple's walls
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.