Child rights department slams AAP government welfare plan

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

published on : 22nd November 2020

With 10 custodial deaths in four years, there is no let up in police excesses in Odisha

Kanungo feels that training on human rights and social behaviour must be given priority while law and order and investigation should be bifurcated in the State Police.  

published on : 21st November 2020

Puri custodial death: Orissa High Court, NHRC seek report from state government

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra and chairperson of Human Rights Front Manoj Jena had lodged complaints in the connection and demanded a thorough enquiry into the matter.

published on : 21st November 2020

Odisha government asked to pay Rs 2 lakh aid to man for illegal detention

The commission also asked the government to recover the compensation amount from the salary of Rajib Behera, the former SI of Aska police station.

published on : 21st 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

Centre drafts new SOP for rights of street children

“This SOP 2.0 comprehensively addresses both – the protection issues of children living on the streets and strengthening of their families,” he said.

published on : 21st November 2020

New FIFA rules to protect female players' maternity rights

The governing body of soccer is preparing to mandate clubs to allow at least 14 weeks of maternity leave paid at a minimum two-thirds of a player’s full salary.

published on : 19th 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

Child rights week to be celebrated in rural areas

For the first time, Childline Kerala is planning to organise a bullet ride - ‘Ride for Safe Childhood’ - through selected routes in each district on Thursday.

published on : 19th November 2020

National child rights body audit says all isn't well with care homes in Odisha

Odisha is among worst performing five states where over 60 per cent shelter homes lack adequate measures to prevent abuse.  

published on : 18th November 2020

With Nirbhaya centres' closed, rehabilitation of sexual harassment victims in Kerala gets reboot

At the same time, in a statement released here, Shailaja said there is no move from the part of the government to close down Nirbhaya homes but to shift the inmates to the Thrissur home.

published on : 16th November 2020

Human rights issue should be raised against Pakistan for ceasefire violations: BSF

While condemning the actions by Islamabad, Rajesh Mishra said, the issue of human rights violations should be raised against the country.

published on : 15th November 2020

Odisha: Two-year field duty ban on lady IIC for excesses

The Commission asked the Odisha government to send Sandhyarani Jena for training on how to deal with accused and complex situations.

published on : 14th November 2020

OHRC asks police officer to pay Rs 5 lakh compensation for framing murder

The Commission had directed the Crime Branch to inquire and submit a report.

published on : 13th November 2020

Loopwhole in electoral laws: Women losing right to vote post marriage in Kerala

The practice of political parties intervening to remove the names of married and adolescent girls from the electoral roll which they think are votes of rival parties is nothing new.

published on : 13th November 2020
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