Child Rights

Ban sex-related surgeries on infants: Delhi child rights body

Chairman of the DCPCR, Anurag Kundu has appealed to the Delhi government to declare a ‘ban’ on medically unnecessary, sex-selective surgeries on intersex children except in dire situations.

published on : 15th January 2021

Delhi child rights body sets new high in resolving complaints in 2020

As per the child rights body, the disposal rate this quarter is nearly 8 times the earlier average disposal rate and highest since DCPCR has been constituted.

published on : 7th January 2021

Child rights panel member lauds Andhra Pradesh Disha Act

Additional DGs Ch Dwaraka Tirumala Rao and Ravi Shankar Ayyanar, APCID Additional DG Sunil Kumar and other officials were present.

published on : 30th December 2020

NCPCR raises alarm on six orphanages run by MP, terror links suspected

The NCPCR raised alarm bells against the functioning of six shelter homes in Assam and Manipur saying nearly 300 of about 1,000 children mentioned in documents were not found during the inspections.

published on : 26th December 2020

Delhi Commission for Protection Of Child Rights to inspect care homes from January 4

According to the letter, Rs 2000 is to be provided by the state government for online education of children who were restored to their families after the pandemic struck.

published on : 18th December 2020

Call to protect children’s rights

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) member Pragna Parande has made it clear that no individual would be spared if they sexually harass and abuse the girl child.

published on : 16th December 2020

Kerala child rights panel says embarrassing children in public by school authorities is an offence

The panel said in case a child was humiliated in front of other kids, police should register a case against the perpetrators.

published on : 12th December 2020

Every child has right to be in company of both parents: Allahabad High Court

The court directed Ram Narayan to give custody of the child to the mother and also directed her to allow him to meet his son on the second and fourth Sunday of every month.

published on : 11th December 2020

Do not humiliate children, panel warns schools

Humiliating or publicly rebuking a child is a gross violation of child rights and should be treated as an offence, the State Child Rights Commission has ruled.

published on : 11th December 2020

Govt rebuffs top child rights body, says no mass return of kids from care homes

But the NCPCR’s order that all children living in care homes in eight states be sent back to their families, would not be implemented.

published on : 2nd December 2020

Nayagarh minor murder: NCPCR seeks report from Odisha government, BJP team meets victim's parents

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra submitted a memorandum to National Commission for Protection of Child Rights chairperson Priyank Kanoongo in New Delhi seeking justice for the family.

published on : 1st December 2020

AAP workers, leaders with no child rights activism made panel members

As per an order issued earlier this month, six people have been appointed for a term of three years, with former MLA from Laxmi Nagar constituency Nitin Tyagi being one of them. 

published on : 1st December 2020

Child rights department slams AAP government welfare plan

Welfare scheme for children of incarcerated parents ‘unsatisfactory, inaccessible’, says panel.

published on : 22nd November 2020

'Child care institutes in Andhra Pradesh poorly equipped', reveals audit

Only 53 per cent of CCIs in the State have a counsellor's report or case history of each child, and only 66 per cent have initial reports of interaction with the children.

published on : 21st November 2020

No child must sleep in open during winter: Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights

As per the direction, collectors will have to organise special awareness drives for identification of vulnerable children and their families in all urban local bodies under their districts.

published on : 19th November 2020
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