Children

Commission for Women issues notice to police over 'sexual abuse' of minor boys in Delhi

The women's panel said it received a complaint that three minor boys had been sodomised in Savda J J Colony.

published on : 18th July 2019

Woman arrested for allegedly killing 14-month-old daughter in Nashik

The exact reason for which she allegedly killed her daughter was not yet known.

published on : 18th July 2019

Lost childhood 

As per the Childline figures, up to 17 children arrive everyday to work in industrial belts of the district

published on : 17th July 2019

Food and Agriculture Organisation: More Indians obese but fewer undernourished

The number of obese adults has gone up in India from 24.1 million in 2012 to 32.8 million in 2016. There was a drop in the number of undernourished Indians from 217 million to 194.4 million. 

published on : 16th July 2019

School for educating underprivileged children opens in Delhi's Mansarovar Park

The curriculum designed by the school would focus on developing skills in children that would help them lead a quality life.

published on : 14th July 2019

UP tops NCPCR list of child abuse cases reported at shelter homes

In the last three years, 43 cases of child abuse at shelter homes were reported to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), the highest 26 in 2018-19.

published on : 13th July 2019

Appalled SC takes suo moto cognizance on growing number of child rapes

Alarmed by the increasing number of child sexual assault cases being reported from across the country, the Supreme Court has taken suo motu cognizance of the matter.

published on : 13th July 2019

'Over 700 children died in specialised adoption agencies in last three years': WCD Minister Smriti Irani

Children legally free for adoption are provided residential care at specialised adoption agency, which are run by both state governments and NGOs.

published on : 12th July 2019

US to prove alleged sexual abuse, ill treatment of migrant children by border agents

Border officials, who have been defended by President Donald Trump, say they are overwhelmed by the surging numbers of refugees crossing the southern US border.

published on : 11th July 2019

To build wedding fund, this Telangana village pools Rs 5000 FD for families of girl kids

The trust that has taken up the initiative, called ‘Maa Voori Mahalakshmi’, was set up by a man named Redla Srinivas, a Saudi emigrant.

published on : 10th July 2019

Yogi Adityanath's threat changed my life, says Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan

The Yogi government needed a scapegoat in order to handle the media storm. I was the one, Dr Khan recounted.

published on : 9th July 2019

Early home learning improves kid's grades: Study

The positive effects of a rich home learning environment during a child's early years continue into adolescence and help improve test scores later in life.

published on : 9th July 2019

This Hyderabad man juggles three jobs to take care of his 45 HIV+ adopted kids 

Anand's foster father was no less caring than his biological father would have been but he was clueless about how to take care of an HIV positive child.

published on : 9th July 2019

Delhi youths help reunite lost children with their parents

16-year old Parth Sarthi an 11th class student at Sanskriti School and 21-year Kartik Gupta Graduated from IIT Delhi help lost children find their parents through a facebook page.

published on : 7th July 2019

Four-fold increase in number of rapes against children between 1994 and 2016: Report

The report quotes National Crime Records Bureau data, which shows that the number of rapes against children in 1994 was 3,986 while in 2016 it was 16,863, accounting for a rise of 4.2 times.

published on : 3rd July 2019
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