September 15, 2021 7:04 am
Currently, families have to approach the courts for the no-objection certificates.
May 27, 2021 7:44 am
Children orphaned by Covid-19’s second surge need protection and support. State and society must not fail them
August 12, 2018 1:54 pm
The proposed scheme comes amid less number of children available for adoptions because of reluctance of child care institutions to register themselves under the Juvenile Justice Act 2015.
June 30, 2018 1:20 pm
Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation is prevalent in India and is one among the many violations which make our country the world’s most dangerous place for women.
June 20, 2018 8:34 am
Presently, the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) has strong provisions against child sexual abuse, but the reporting of offences by survivors much later in life is a legal grey area.
June 12, 2018 6:35 pm
World Day Against Child Labour was first launched in 2002 aiming to raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour. According to a UNICEF study, in 2011 child labour constituted 13 per cent of the workforce in India at 10.2 million.
May 12, 2017 10:12 am
The National Policy for Women, 2017, after it is fine tuned by the GoM next week, would be sent to the Cabinet for approval.
April 07, 2015 9:44 am
The proposal is expected to be taken up by the Cabinet in its meeting on Tuesday evening.
September 29, 2014 12:47 am
Suggests ban on triple talaaq, polygamy, redefining adultery.
August 25, 2014 1:37 am
Once the modules are finalised, the WCD department will invite comments by making them available online.