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Law Commission to Government: Change laws to protect kids aged under 6

Law Commission to Government: Change laws to protect kids aged under 6

On: 14th December 2015

The Law Commission of India has recommended amending the Constitution to ensure that children below six years of age are protected from "all forms" of neglect, harm and exploitation. read more »

Promoting Entrepreneurship

Promoting Entrepreneurship

On: 14th December 2015

India has made considerable progress in curbing the economic exploitation of children over the last decade. It has introduced laws to protect children and ensure their schooling, as well as a range of social welfare schemes. read more »

Amendment of bills pertaining to child labour

Amendment of bills pertaining to child labour

On: 29th November 2015

Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Saturday said two amendment bills pertaining to child labour and payment of bonus may be placed next week in the ongoing Winter session of Parliament. read more »
 

Gurgaon district administration to ensure proper implementation of child rights

Gurgaon district administration to ensure proper implementation of child rights

On: 27th November 2015

After recent spate of incidents where teenagers including few tribal girls from Jharkhand were rescued from houses in Gurgaon, the district administration will be holding a meeting with various departments including child protection agencies. read more »

Child rights meet focuses on rehab of abused kids

Child rights meet focuses on rehab of abused kids

On: 22nd November 2015

Trauma care, skill development and child friendly courtrooms were some of the recommendations and suggestions which experts feel will help in tackling the cause of child labour and trafficking in the country. read more »

Rules for NE child rights panels framed

Rules for NE child rights panels framed

On: 21st November 2015

The state social welfare department has finished framing rules for the Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (ACPCR) and is soon going to place it before the cabinet. read more »
 

'Include child rights in education policy'

On: 18th November 2015

From including subjects like human rights to sensitisation of parents, especially in government schools, to needs of children, Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights has included a number of points in its recommendations regarding the New National Educational Policy - 2016. read more »

Corporal punishments given to children

Corporal punishments given to children

On: 15th October 2015

India's commitment to prohibiting corporal punishment India expressed its commitment to prohibiting all corporal punishment of children, including in the home, in its third/fourth report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in 2011. read more »

Govt urged to adopt child protection policy

Govt urged to adopt child protection policy

On: 4th October 2015

Following the tragic death of six-year-old Ch Sai Lavanya Aditi at HB Colony after she was washed away in a drainage canal, the child rights activists and civil society groups, including RTE Forum, AP Alliance for Child Rights, Dhimsa Foundation. read more »
 

Ensure parents do not affect children's attendance in school, Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights tells state government

Ensure parents do not affect children

On: 23rd September 2015

Enact guidelines to ensure that "parental obstruction" does not affect a child's attendance in school, the Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has asked the state government. read more »

Lack of government machinery of CWC in Kerela

Lack of government machinery of CWC in Kerela

On: 11th September 2015

Acting on a public interest litigation filed by CRY partner Rajendra Prasad, founder of NGO Thampu, a division bench of the Kerala High Court on Monday ordered a CBI probe into the trafficking of children from north and north-eastern states to orphanages in Kerala. read more »

Government came out with a comprehensive 'Nation Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Policy, 2013'

Government came out with a comprehensive

On: 28th August 2015

The National ECCE Policy, 2013, defines early childhood as 'the formative stage of the first six years of life'. According to the globally and nationally held view, the 'Right to Early Childhood Development (ECD). read more »
 

Disabled activist denied entry to upscale restaurant

Disabled activist denied entry to upscale restaurant

On: 8th March 2015

A disabled rights activist was denied entry into an upscale bar and restaurant in south Delhi, sparking condemnation from rights activists today. read more »

Children Abandoned on Railway Premises

Children Abandoned on Railway Premises

On: 5th March 2015

New Delhi, March 5: Runaway children or those found abandoned or lost in trains and railway premises will now be protected with the Women and Child Development Ministry and the railways deciding to take care of them and make arrangements for their food, clothing and medicine needs. read more »

No girl child? No Funds for Himachal Panchayats

No girl child? No Funds for Himachal Panchayats

On: 1st March 2015

Shimla, March 1: Determined to check its skewed sex ratio, the Himachal Pradesh government won't fund panchayats if no girl is born in its domain. read more »
 

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