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Odisha Government launches 'Advika' lesson for adolescent girls to mark International Girl Child Day

Principal Secretary of the Department Anu Garg said Advika was a renewed commitment of the State Government towards the adolescent girls.

published on : 12th October 2020

Girl children to be appointed head of govt departments for a day in Anantpur 

The Collector held a teleconference with Joint Collectors, Sub-Collectors, RDOs, district officials and municipal commissioners.

published on : 11th October 2020

17.26 million married children and adolescents in 10-19 age group present in India: CRY

The study stated that girls in rural areas within the age-group of 15-19 years continue to account for more than half (57 per cent) of all married children.

published on : 9th October 2020

Unhappy with girl child, father kills 40-day-old infant by throwing her into Thiruvananthapuram's river

The Thiruvallam police have arrested Unnikrishnan and he confessed to the police that he decided to kill her as the newly born infant was a girl.

published on : 25th September 2020

Call to care: Chennai women volunteer to call a girl to check-up on them during lockdown

What can come out of a conversation? Plenty, it turns out, as women under lockdown volunteer to call a girl child in the city for the simple joy of an honest, human connection.

published on : 12th May 2020

Dalit Sthree Sakthi's meet stresses equal opportunities for girl students, women’s safety

Geddam Jhansi, national convener of DSS, spoke on the journey of DSS in the last 14 years and the obstacles it had to overcome on the way.

published on : 26th February 2020

Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to observe Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary as 'Girl Children Protection Day'

Jayalalithaa, popularly known as 'Amma', breathed her last on December 5, 2016, at Chennai's Apollo hospital.

published on : 19th February 2020