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Indian brothers Vihaan and Nav Agarwal win Children's Peace Prize for waste project
India

Indian brothers Vihaan and Nav Agarwal win Children's Peace Prize for waste project

Previous winners of the prize include include Pakistani education advocate Malala Yousafzai and Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg

No lowering of age limit to 16 from 18 for serious POCSO cases: What it means, challenges of preventing child sexual abuse
India

No lowering of age limit to 16 from 18 for serious POCSO cases: What it means, challenges of preventing child sexual abuse

POCSO Act was amended in order to make it more effective in dealing with cases of child sex abuse in the country and notified on 6 August, 2019 and made effective from 16 August, 2019

Teachers’ Day 2020: From politicians to celebrities, good wishes pour in from all quarters on social media
India

Teachers’ Day 2020: From politicians to celebrities, good wishes pour in from all quarters on social media

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed gratitude to all teachers who have contributed towards 'shaping minds and building our nation'

Despite SC intervention, victim compensation in POCSO cases poor due to cumbersome process, failure to invoke law
India

Despite SC intervention, victim compensation in POCSO cases poor due to cumbersome process, failure to invoke law

The Supreme Court has noted that no scheme for compensation existed for victims of sexual abuse under POCSO and ordered that victims under POCSO should be compensated under Compensation Scheme for Women victims/Survivors of Sexual assault/other crimes of NALSA.

Mother Teresa Memorial Awards 2019: International and national social crusaders to be recognised at prestigous award ceremony
India

Mother Teresa Memorial Awards 2019: International and national social crusaders to be recognised at prestigous award ceremony

Every year, Harmony Foundation focuses on a theme, which for 2019 is Combating Contemporary Forms of Slavery

Jhalki movie review: A sincere effort to highlight the horrors of child labour that sorely misses its mark
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Jhalki movie review: A sincere effort to highlight the horrors of child labour that sorely misses its mark

Jhalki is a call to action, fictionalising real events surrounding (or in this case, obliquely related to) Nobel Peace Prize recipient Kailash Satyarthi

Kailash Satyarthi says Nathuram Godse killed Gandhi's body, people like Pragya Thakur 'killing country's soul'
India

Kailash Satyarthi says Nathuram Godse killed Gandhi's body, people like Pragya Thakur 'killing country's soul'

Kailash Satyarthi's comments came after Malegaon blast accused and BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate Thakur lauded Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse as a "patriot"

Kailash Satyarthi warns of media 'war-mongering' by Indian journlalists, dangers of 'ultra-nationalism'
India

Kailash Satyarthi warns of media 'war-mongering' by Indian journlalists, dangers of 'ultra-nationalism'

The Indian activist, who won the Nobel in 2014 with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, has organised a joint statement signed by 71 other laureates calling for nuclear-armed India and Pakistan to defuse tensions after skirmishes at their border.

'Don't believe in ideological untouchability,' says Kailash Satyarthi; Nobel laureate defends attending RSS event
India

'Don't believe in ideological untouchability,' says Kailash Satyarthi; Nobel laureate defends attending RSS event

Kailash Satyarthi had attended the Vijayadashmi rally of the RSS, which was addressed by its chief Mohan Bhagwat, as the chief guest in Nagpur on 18 October.

Kailash Satyarthi seeks international legally-binding UN convention on 'moral epidemic' of child sexual abuse
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Kailash Satyarthi seeks international legally-binding UN convention on 'moral epidemic' of child sexual abuse

Nobel laureate and children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi has sought an international legally binding UN convention on child sexual abuse, terming it a "moral epidemic"

Kailash Satyarthi calls for international convention against online child porn and abuse
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Kailash Satyarthi calls for international convention against online child porn and abuse

He demanded creation of an international database and registry of child traffickers.

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.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: India' first comprehensive anti-trafficking bill introduced in Lok Sabha
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: India' first comprehensive anti-trafficking bill introduced in Lok Sabha

India' first comprehensive anti-trafficking bill seeking to deal with the crime from the point of prevention, protection and rehabilitation was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Kailash Satyarthi calls rise in child abuse 'national emergency', urges parties to formulate plans for speedy justice
India

Kailash Satyarthi calls rise in child abuse 'national emergency', urges parties to formulate plans for speedy justice

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday described as a “national emergency” the “alarming and unstoppable” rise in rape and abuse of children, and urged political parties to devote one day of Parliament to formulate plans for expeditious delivery of justice to the victims.

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan: From struggling for an education to youngest Nobel peace prize winner
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Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan: From struggling for an education to youngest Nobel peace prize winner

Malala Yousafzai, once a teenage girl among many struggling to get an education in Pakistan is now a celebrated international rights campaigner

Jordan Prince Ali bin Al Hussein says he expects India to play key role in resolving Syrian refugee crisis
India

Jordan Prince Ali bin Al Hussein says he expects India to play key role in resolving Syrian refugee crisis

India should play a major role in resolving the vexed Syrian refugee crisis, Jordan Prince Ali bin Al Hussein has said, citing the plight of millions in dire need of humanitarian assistance

Kailash Satyarthi says 53 percent of minors in India are sexually abused, do not report it
India

Kailash Satyarthi says 53 percent of minors in India are sexually abused, do not report it

Fifty-three percent of children below the age of 18 in the country are sexually abused and most do not come forward to report it, Nobel Peace Prize recipient and children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi said.

Kailash Satyarthi hails Union Cabinet's approval of draft bill on human trafficking
India

Kailash Satyarthi hails Union Cabinet's approval of draft bill on human trafficking

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Wednesday hailed the Union Cabinet's approval of a draft bill on human trafficking.

Sundance Film Festival 2018: Documentary based on Kailash Satyarthi wins top honour
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Sundance Film Festival 2018: Documentary based on Kailash Satyarthi wins top honour

Kailash, the documentary based on activist Kailash Satyarthi, has won the US Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival 2018

Documentary on Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi to premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2018
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Documentary on Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi to premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2018

Directed by debutante Derek Doneen, the Kailash Satyarthi documentary will feature in the US Documentary Competition section at the prestigious festival.