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Oct 04, 2018
Muzaffarpur shelter homes rapes: SC notes existing mechanism 'not adequate' to curb incidents of child sex abuseEarlier the Supreme Court had expressed concerned over sexual and physical abuse of children at shelter homes across India and had asked the Centre to frame a child protection policy in this regard.
Aug 31, 2018
District Magistrates to probe cases of deaths in child-care institutions within four weeks, says NCPCRAccording to new guidelines issued by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), the district magistrates would need to complete probe in cases of child deaths inside a child-care institution (CCI) within four weeks.
Aug 29, 2018
NCPCR audit shows only 54 out of 2,874 children homes in positive light; SC calls report 'frightening', says court is 'helpless'Referring to the NCPCR social audit report on shelter homes, a bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur said that out of the 2,874 children homes, only 54 have received positive reviews from the body
Aug 14, 2018
Bihar shelter home sexual assault cases: Is the state govt taking damage control measures instead of strong action?Bihar government's action is more focused on political damage control than improvement of the state of shelter homes.
Aug 10, 2018
Uttar Pradesh, Bihar among other states resisting social audit at child care institutions, says NCPCR officialAccording to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) official, apart from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Kerala, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Delhi have also been resisting social audits at their child care institutions.
Aug 07, 2018
Supreme Court directs media platforms not to publish pictures of sexual abuse victims, warns against interviewing themSupreme Court expressed concern over incidents of rape in the country and asked all the print, electronic and social media not to publish or display photos of victims of sexual abuse
Jul 17, 2018
Maneka Gandhi orders all states to immediately inspect every childcare home run by Missionaries of CharityWomen and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has ordered all the states to get the child-care homes run by the Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity
May 31, 2018
Death penalty for rape of minors below 12 years not linked to Kathua case, says top WCD officialThe ordinance imposing death penalty for raping a child was not brought because of the Kathua rape case, a top official in the (WCD) ministry said.
Apr 28, 2018
Centre proposes amendment to POCSO Act to provide justice to male victims of sexual assaultThe Centre is planning to amend the POCSO Act to provide justice to male child victims of sexual assault, the Ministry of Women and Child Development said.
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