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Mar 02, 2018
Kuthiyottam row: Young boys endure days of suffering, brave piercings with metal hooks in Kerala temple ritualAbout a thousand boys between the ages of five and twelve suffer physical and mental abuse as part of a ritual called Kuthiyottam.
Feb 13, 2018
SC tells Centre, states to implement Juvenile Justice Act: Court's directives well-meaning but not child-focusedFrom a governance and policy perspective, the Supreme Court's directions to the Centre, states on Juvenile Justice Act look sound but are not child-focused.
Feb 12, 2018
Kerala: 20 girls walk out of Ernakulam orphanage claiming harassment by nuns, complaint filed under Juvenile Justice ActAround 20 girls walked out of an Ernakulam orphanage in Kerala on Friday night alleging they were harassed by nuns, according to a media report.
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.
Jan 02, 2018
Centre allows siblings above age of five to be separated for adoption, if they give consentThere are nearly 83 sets of siblings, accounting for 176 children, in CARA's adoption pool.
Nov 14, 2017
Delhi's drug crisis Part 4: Capital requires more beds for child addicts in hospitals, stronger community policingThere 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.
Nov 08, 2017
CBI charges against Class XI boy for Pradyuman Thakur murder has brought Juvenile Justice Act back under scrutinyPradyuman Thakur's murder in Ryan International School has brought the much-debated Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 back into focus.
Oct 24, 2017
Maneka Gandhi asks state adoption bodies to register all orphanages under Juvenile Justice Act by 1 DecemberMinister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday appealed to state adoption bodies to ensure that all orphanages are registered under the Juvenile Justice Act by 1 December.
Oct 12, 2017
Sex with wife below 18 is rape, rules SC; Tells Centre, states to take proactive steps to prohibit child marriagesThe Supreme Court ruling that sexual relations by a man with his minor wife would be considered rape will be instrumental in preventing child marriages
Sep 11, 2017
Gurugram student murder: Two Ryan International School officials arrested; evidence tampered with, say policeThe Gurgaon police, which on Monday arrested two top functionaries of Ryan International School in connection with the brutal murder of a 7-year-old child in the school premises, said that there was an attempt to destroy evidence in the case.