child rights

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

SC asks Centre to consider passing guidelines on 'preliminary assessment' of children in conflict with law

The top court said the report of the preliminary assessment decides the germane question of transferring the case of a child between 16 to 18 years of age to the children's court.

published on : 13th July 2022

DCPCR takes suo-moto cognizance after video of man and child cooling off in pothole goes viral

The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) took suo-moto cognizance after a video went viral where a man and a child were seen cooling off in a pothole.

published on : 12th July 2022

Child rights body asks Mumbai Police to file FIR against Aaditya Thackeray over children joining 'save Aarey' protest

NCPCR registrar Anu Chaudhary has written to Mumbai Police Commissioner Vivek Phansalkar requesting the registration of an FIR.

published on : 11th July 2022

NTR district to organise special sessions on child rights for students

Rao stressed on the need for organising special classes for the students in schools on child marriages, prevention of sexual harassment.

published on : 6th July 2022

Child artists to be ring-fenced against abuse, exploitation; NCPCR comes out with draft guidelines 

The infringement shall also be considered a cognizable offence as per Section 14 and Section 14A of the Child and Adolescent Labour Act, 1986.

published on : 25th June 2022

MP poll candidate assaults boy for tearing poster; report sought

The boy, a Class VII student, was allegedly assaulted with iron rod by neighbour Man Pyare Prajapati, over tearing of the panchayat poll poster pasted on latter’s door.

published on : 25th June 2022

Kerala’s first child-friendly Pocso court opened

There is a need to create more awareness on the increasing incidents of sexual assault on children, Ernakulam Pocso Court Judge K Vinod Chandran said on Friday.

published on : 25th June 2022

18,000 EWS kids denied admission in private schools; NCPCR seeks action 

The Right to Education Act, 2009, makes it mandatory for all private schools in Delhi to reserve 25 per cent seats for EWS category.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Petty offences by children: Rights body flags long proceedings

The commission, however, got the cases terminated after approaching the High Court and got the JBBs to file the compliance reports.

published on : 22nd June 2022

After Lucknow boy kills mum over PUBG, NCPCR asks IT ministry how banned app is still available

In 2020, the government blocked popular gaming app PUBG and others, terming them prejudicial to the nation's sovereignty, integrity and defence.

published on : 15th June 2022

Child labour: Rights body for massive rescue

The rescue operations will be conducted from June 12 to June 20 as part of the elimination of child labour week to observe World Day Against Child Labour.

published on : 13th June 2022

Scrap and auto markets across the country on radar for child rights breach

The rescue operations will be conducted from June 12 to June 20 as part of the elimination of child labour week to observe World Day Against Child Labour.

published on : 13th June 2022
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