Delhi High Court directs police not to take coercive action against Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair
Zubair was booked by Delhi Police’s Cyber Cell on the complaint of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights for 'threatening and torturing a girl child through Twitter'
The complaint refers to a photo of the girl and her grandfather shared by Mohammed Zubair on Twitter during an online spat with the minor’s father
Shaheen Bagh protests: Not just parents’ negligence, anti-CAA campaign equally to blame for toddler’s death
The death of little Mohammed Jahaan in Shaheen Bagh should spark introspection among the protesters and those profiting from it.
Muzaffarnagar Police invoke JJ Act against anti-CAA protestors; districts including Aligarh, Bijnor plan to follow suit
After cases alleging that anti-CAA protesters provoked children to pelt stones in Muzaffarnagar failed legal scrutiny, the Uttar Pradesh Police has now booked people under the stringent Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015.
World Day against Child Labour: India's shelter homes should do more to impart job-oriented skills to children
The 2016 survey conducted jointly by the Women and Child Development Department and AIIMS estimated that Delhi’s streets are home to 70,000 addicts.
National Commission for Protection of Child Rights writes to EC regarding video featuring UP kids abusing Narendra Modi in front of Priyanka Gandhi
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has written to the Election Commission of India regarding a video in which children were seen using abusive language for Prime Minister Narendra Modi before Congress General Secretary for eastern Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
Muzaffarpur shelter homes rapes: SC notes existing mechanism 'not adequate' to curb incidents of child sex abuse
Earlier 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.
District Magistrates to probe cases of deaths in child-care institutions within four weeks, says NCPCR
According 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.
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
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.
Uttar Pradesh, Bihar among other states resisting social audit at child care institutions, says NCPCR official
According 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.
Supreme Court directs media platforms not to publish pictures of sexual abuse victims, warns against interviewing them
Supreme 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
Maneka Gandhi orders all states to immediately inspect every childcare home run by Missionaries of Charity
Women 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
The 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.
The 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.
English, cost of education forcing Delhi students to drop out of private schools, reveals NCPCR study
Communication in English, cost of extra curricular activities are major reasons for students to drop out of private schools in Delhi
Nearly 40% adolescent girls in India lack access to education, majority forced to stay at home: NCPCR report
The NCPCR report suggests that while most adolescent boys are unable to attend school because they are in all likeliness working, a majority of the girl children are not getting school education because they are either forced to stay at home or engaged in begging
National Commission for Protection of Child Rights welcomes ban on condom ads between 6 am and 10 pm
The NCPCR welcomed the order of the government asking television channels not to air condom advertisements between 6 am and 10 pm.
The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Centre to explain the inordinate delay in appointment of the three members in the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) which is currently functioning below its full administrative capacity.
NCPCR apex body for child rights has urged parents and teachers to "keep a watch" on children showing abnormal and erratic behaviour due to exposure to Blue Whale game