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Jul 19, 2018
Anti-trafficking bill not a rights-positive legislation, may further marginalise sex workers, trans people, childrenThe Anti-Trafficking Bill conflates trafficking with sex work, and therefore, impacts consenting adult sex workers, marginalising them further.
Jul 14, 2018
WCD asks states for nomination of spokespersons in every district for nutrition programme aimed to fight against malnourishmentThe ministry wants the programme to become a mass movement which sees participation from all stakeholders, a WCD ministry official said
Jun 06, 2018
WCD ministry to give special kits to police and hospitals to hasten investigation in sexual assault casesThe Ministry of Women and Children Development (WCD) will be distributing specially-designed kits to all police stations and hospitals to carry out immediate medical investigation into sexual assault cases
Apr 23, 2018
Delhi Police tells High Court it requires more information from Centre on missing childrenThe Delhi Police on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it has held a trial run of its newly acquired face recognition software (FRS) for tracing missing children and they required more details from the Centre regarding the place from where some of the missing children were found.
Apr 20, 2018
Centre tells Supreme Court process is underway to ensure death penalty for child rape under POCSO ActCentre told SC it has started the process to amend the POCSO Act, to ensure maximum punishment of death penalty in child rape cases between ages of 0-12.
Apr 05, 2018
Parliament logjam threatens to tread over new anti-trafficking bill; survivors' hopes of justice, rehabilitation hang in balanceAnti-trafficking bill has been awaiting approval for last two years and as current Parliament session nears its end, it seems India has to wait some more.
Mar 21, 2018
Anti-human trafficking bill: Centre's move to assign understaffed NIA as nodal agency is counter-productiveCan an understaffed organisation like NIA, which is already tackling the gigantic problem of terrorism, be in a position to take on human trafficking cases?
Mar 08, 2018
Anti-trafficking Bill gets Cabinet nod; government's focus should now shift from punitive action to rehabilitationThe Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1959 defines a beggar as someone with ‘no visible means of subsistence and wandering, about or remaining in any public place in such condition or manner, as makes is likely that the person doing so exist soliciting or receiving alms’.
Feb 23, 2018
Anganwadi workers in distress amid high work volume, meager pay; state govt's yet to loosen purse stringsAs many as 11 states and four union territories have not announced any change in the additional salary paid to anganwadi workers and helpers since 2015, according to government data
Feb 14, 2018
Indian Government likely to make GPS mandatory in feature phonesSeveral government officials have said that GPS on phones, including feature phones, is a must for the panic button feature to be a success.