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Sep 06, 2019
The Lost Child: How the abuse prevalent in Muzaffarpur's Balika Griha was brought to lightWhile the first episode of The Lost Child looked at the abuse prevalent in Muzaffarpur's Balika Griha, the second episode follows up with an interview of Tarique Mohammed, who lead the TISS team through the audit which brought this debacle to light.
Aug 20, 2019
The Lost Child: Muzzafarpur's Balika Griha tells a story of rampant abuse, and the apathy that perpetuated itThe first episode of Suno India's The Lost Child traces the abuse of the girls at Muzaffarpur's Balika Griha and the investigation that followed, highlighting the causes that led to such circumstances.
Jun 12, 2019
World Day against Child Labour: India's shelter homes should do more to impart job-oriented skills to childrenThe 2016 survey conducted jointly by the Women and Child Development Department and AIIMS estimated that Delhi’s streets are home to 70,000 addicts.
Dec 25, 2018
High time to act against illegal breeders of pedigreed dogs, make pet shops sell dogs and cats only from sheltersIllegal breeders are breeding lakhs of pedigreed dogs who are unhealthy, inbred and found in every pet shop, writes Union Minister Maneka Gandhi.
Dec 17, 2018
NCW-appointed panel finds abuse, violations of norms in shelter homes; physical torture, lack of medical aid among issues raisedThe inquiry committee appointed by the NCW inspected five Swadhar Grehs in West Bengal, eight in Odisha, eight in Karnataka and five in Uttar Pradesh.
Dec 08, 2018
Maneka Gandhi orders inspection of all shelter homes in Odisha after allegations of sexual abuse in DhenkanalManeka Gandhi has ordered an inspection of all shelter homes in Odisha, a fortnight after an alleged sexual abuse of minor girls in such an accommodation.
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
Decriminalising begging a welcome step, but India needs shelter homes, fresh debate on persons in destitution billThe Delhi High Court on Wednesday decriminalised begging after activists argued that neither the act nor poverty was a crime.
Aug 08, 2018
Centre orders countrywide audit of over 9,000 childcare homes in 60 days; to include background checks of NGOsThe Women and Child Development Ministry said states had been asked to ensure that NGOs don't use and abuse shelter homes.