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.
The Collector held a teleconference with Joint Collectors, Sub-Collectors, RDOs, district officials and municipal commissioners.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jayalalithaa, popularly known as 'Amma', breathed her last on December 5, 2016, at Chennai's Apollo hospital.