Child Welfare

No prevention: BOCW Act looking good only on paper?

Every person working in these sectors are covered under the Buildings and Other Construction Workers’ (BOCW) Act, regardless of their gender.

published on : 11th September 2019

1,371 children rescued in Vijayawada under Operation Muskaan

In Krishna district alone, around 260 children have been rescued, while in Vijayawada commissionerate limits, around 86 people were rescued.

published on : 7th September 2019

Inadequate medical aid behind deaths at Telangana government runShishu Vihar?

The shelter home has only 4 visiting doctors to monitor close to 250 kids; officials batting for exclusive health centre

published on : 29th August 2019

Locals want road widened, activists raise concerns

Meanwhile, officials from the department note that the land is in the name of the Director of Women Development and Child Welfare and will not be handed out and dismissed the fears of encroachment. 

published on : 28th August 2019

67 children rescued from bangle-making unit in Hyderabad sent back home

In 2015, the Hyderabad police rescued over 200 children from child labour in bangle-making units at Talabkatta area.

published on : 27th August 2019

Child abduction cases on the rise in port town

 Increasing incidents of child abduction have raised concern among the residents of the port town. 

published on : 26th August 2019

Government-run women’s hostel in Vijayawada to get free internet soon

As several women staying in these hostels are preparing for competitive examinations, the free internet facilities will be of great help in their preparations. 

published on : 26th August 2019

Krishna district collector to get national POSHAN Abhiyan award from PM

Krishna topped in implementation of the scheme and as part of it, convergency action meetings were held, community-based events and immunisation programmes were taken up with 100 per cent success rate

published on : 23rd August 2019

Call for more inspection at homes in Madurai district post sexual exploitation in orphanage

State secretary of AIDWA SK Ponnuthai and child rights activist Selvagomathi said that the team should also sensitise the children on sexual abuse. 

published on : 19th August 2019

Child artists face rights violations on serial sets of Kerala entertainment industry

The entertainment industry has paved a career path for many leading actors since their young age.

published on : 12th August 2019

Boy with legs cuffed rescued from Bhubaneswar railway station  

The boy was reportedly upset over being beaten up by his elder brother and father, who is a puffed rice seller. The minor alleged that he was confined in a room of their house for two months.

published on : 3rd August 2019

Over 3,400 children rescued in Operation Muskaan in July alone

This is the second highest number of children ever rescued in the State since 2017 January

published on : 1st August 2019

2-day-old baby named Chandrayaan at Ammathottil

The baby weighed 3.3 kg. Chandrayaan is the 10th child received at the electronic cradle after it was upgraded.  

published on : 26th July 2019

Shelter home head held for sexually harassing HIV positive girl in Odisha

The victim had gathered the courage to inform her mother recently about the sexual abuse in shelter home, following which she brought her back to Balangir in Odisha.

published on : 23rd July 2019

Telangana girl's kin arrested for aiding man to rape her

According to Sangareddy DSP P Sridhar Reddy, the 15-year-old girl from a tribal thanda in Kandi mandal, had come home for vacations after her SCC exams.

published on : 15th July 2019
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