Child rights

Brutality not the solution to student indiscipline

Strangely, such tragedies continue to occur in these times of new awareness about the effects of such excesses and strict rules governing the behaviour of teachers.

published on : 1st December 2022

Delhi child rights panel flags 'violent masculinity' in textbook

The panel's chief said the chapter titled 'The Little Girl' narrates the story of a girl Kezia, who is scared of her father and is constantly threatened by him to a point that it starts impacting her.

published on : 24th November 2022

Six-year-old migrant child kicked for leaning on car in Kerala's Kannur; man arrested

Shihshad's car was parked on the sid of a road when Ganesh, a boy who sells balloons, approached the car and leaned against the car.

published on : 4th November 2022

Nearly 51,000 child abuse complaints reach NCPCR in last five years

Government data showed that a maximum number of 9,572 complaints were received from Madhya Pradesh followed by 5,340 complaints from Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 30th October 2022

Kerala: Children not safe from sexual abuse in both urban and rural areas

Of 260 cases reported in first nine months of this year in Kollam, 124 indents happened in city limit; eastern areas a worry

published on : 23rd October 2022

Child rights activists urge Tamil Nadu government to continue 1098 helpline number

Lok Sabha MP Kanimozhi Karunanidhi said rights of children were often forgotten in social-justice discussions and encouraged the youth to work for them.

published on : 29th September 2022

Conversion row: SCPCR bypasses State govt, submits report to Guv

Based on the SCPCR’s report, NCPCR also wrote to the chief secretary asking him to submit an action taken report.

published on : 14th September 2022

Panel to act against MCD over 'poor-quality' education in its schools

The Commission said that a notice has been sent to the civic body to start an inquiry into the repeated failure of MCD-administered schools.

published on : 6th September 2022

Odisha: Binjharpur police announce Rs 5 lakh reward for information on missing girl

In May this year, Monalisa had appealed to former President Ram Nath Kovind for euthanasia alleging failure of police to give her justice.

published on : 1st September 2022

NCPCR seeks inquiry against pontiff of influential Karnataka mutt; students shifted to government hostel

According to media reports, two minor girls, who have accused the head pontiff of the Mutt in Karnataka's Chitradurga district of sexual assault, on Tuesday recorded their statements before a magistra

published on : 31st August 2022

Dumka girl's death: NCPCR chief to travel to Jharkhand; HC asks DGP to file report

The victim was first admitted to Phulo Jhano Medical College and Hospital in Dumka in critical condition with 90 per cent burn injuries and later referred to RIMS. She died on Sunday.

published on : 30th August 2022

Prophet remarks row: NCPCR jumps into action; Owaisi blames Raja Singh for Hyderabad's law and order situation

It said video clips circulating on social media platforms show children raising slogans such as 'sar tan se juda' and demanding that the suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader be 'hanged'.

published on : 25th August 2022

School students engaged in work: NCPCR seeks report

Instead of imparting education to the students, the headmaster had made them hold crowbars and hammers  and engaged them in construction works during school hours, Sahoo further alleged.

published on : 4th August 2022

119 kids missing since Oct 2021 yet to be traced: Karnataka government

The state government explained that out of 119 untraced children, 66 cases are transferred to the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit, and 53 cases are pending in the police stations concerned.

published on : 4th August 2022

Guidelines for child artistes: Stakeholders want strict compliance, NCPCR chief gives assurance

The aim is to protect child artistes in films, TV, reality shows, social media and OTT platforms from physical and psychological stress while ensuring a healthy work environment for them.

published on : 31st July 2022

Kallakurichi student death: NCPCR team visits school, meets parents

During a meeting at the collectorate, the team questioned the police personnel, the doctors, and the officials who had been handling the case.

published on : 28th July 2022

Same-gender schools or co-ed? Kerala witnesses raging debate over child rights panel order

In a landmark order, the panel has directed the state government that there should only be co-education institutions in the southern state from the academic year 2023-24.

published on : 24th July 2022

Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights rescues 200 kids from streets in past month 

The projects also vies to identify vulnerable children and  develop them into responsible citizens.

published on : 15th July 2022

OSCPCR urges Odisha government to refrain media from violating child rights

OSCPCR Chairperson Sandhyabati Pradhan has written to the Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra urging him to issue instructions to media houses for making their correspondents aware.

published on : 15th July 2022

'Got invite to child rights panel-meet after event began', say stakeholders

“It was an important meeting. Heads of media organisations and various stakeholders in the entertainment industry should have been informed about it in advance.

published on : 14th July 2022
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