Sex workers's children face discrimination in schools by other kids: Study

The study, conducted by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, suggested that there was also a fear the children could join the profession of their parents.

Maneka Gandhi extends support to petition on male child sexual abuse

The minister said that following the petition, she had in September 2017 instructed the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to look into the issue.


NCPCR welcomes ban on condom ads on TV between 6 am-10 pm

The ministry said that it was brought to its notice that some channels carry advertisements of condoms repeatedly which are alleged to be indecent, especially for children.

NCPCR recommends drought-affected states to reimburse fees in private schools

The Commission has written letters to the chief ministers of 12 drought-affected states to reimburse the fee and education entitlements such as school bags, uniforms, notebooks, under the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan.

Call from cream of legal fraternity: Stall law that seeks to try juveniles as adults

One of the criticisms of the proposed amendment is that it could, in one stroke, legalise the illegal detention of thousands of underage children by policemen across the country.

SC pulls up govt for vacancies in child rights body

The court said that it did not want “political persons” to be appointed in the commission.


Lowering the age of juvenile is against child rights: NCPCR

The ministry uploaded its draft bill on its official website on June 18 and gave fifteen days time for comments and recommendations on it.

Over 2,600 inmates in Delhi jails probably juveniles: Child rights panel

“Thousands” of child inmates may be “languishing” in jails meant for adults across the country due to absence of any age proof or foolproof mechanism for age determination, according to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights. In an affidavit submitted on Tuesday to the Delhi High Court, the NCPCR stated that over 2,600 […]

Diktat on school functions: NCPCR intervenes,seeks report from Haryana

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has reacted sharply to a diktat,issued by a Haryana village panchayat,banning girl students from dancing at cultural activities in the village’s schools.

NCPCR teams raid shelter homes in Ambala,point out anomalies

A team of National Commission of Protection of Child Rights on Wednesday raided two shelter homes in Ambala district and dismissed state government’s claims of having learnt lessons from the Rohtak-based controversial shelter home Apna Ghar episode.