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Nov 11, 2018
Sixteen-year-old girl in Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri dies after being raped, assaulted; parents, relatives stage protestsA sixteen-year-old tribal girl succumbed to her injuries at the government hospital in Dharmapuri on 10 November, after she was allegedly raped by two youths.
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 22, 2018
In Chennai, Child Welfare Committee struggles to stay afloat, with no chairperson for five yearsThe CWC in Chennai has not had a chairperson for five years, and has only three members, as opposed to five.
Jul 07, 2018
GRP, RPF rescue 26 minor girls from train in Uttar Pradesh after fellow passenger tweets to authoritiesWhen questioned the girls were unable to answer anything convincingly, so they have been handed over to the Child Welfare Committee.
Dec 26, 2017
Madhya Pradesh Police rescue three girls from Indore ashram of absconding 'godman' Virendra Dev DixitAnother ashram of molestation-accused 'godman' Baba Virendra Dev Dixit has been found in Indore of Madhya Pradesh and three girls rescued from there, said police
Dec 05, 2017
BBC announces 'Own It', a website to help 9 to 12-year old kids learn about online privacy, avoiding malware and moreBBC in July pledged a 34 million pound investment in producing children's content and the 'Own It' website is believed to be a part of the pledge.
Jul 16, 2017
Odisha Police's Special Operation Muskan: 21 missing children rescued in GanjamPolice rescued 21 children working in various places in Ganjam district as a part of Operation Muskan
Jun 16, 2017
SSB rescues 11 children from India, Nepal; nabs three child traffickers in BiharThe Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) rescued 11 children being taken to Mumbai to be forced into child labour and arrested three human traffickers in Bihar.
Sep 09, 2015
In a novel initiative, govt set to launch toy libraries for underprivileged children across IndiaWomen and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi aims to set up toy banks for underprivileged kids across India and has appealed to the citizens to donate their toys for this.