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Friday, December 13, 2019



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

January 24, 2019 10:26 pm

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

April 25, 2018 11:13 pm

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

December 12, 2017 12:34 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

May 31, 2016 7:07 pm

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

July 22, 2015 2:49 am

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

January 14, 2015 3:24 am

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

June 29, 2014 3:33 pm

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

HC seeks govt, Tihar response on conditions in prisons

March 06, 2014 2:18 am

“The rules were notified under the jail manual in 1988, for 25 years there has not been a proper visitors’ board,”

SC stays appointment of NCPCR members

February 27, 2014 12:49 am

Out of the available six vacancies, the government had shortlisted five members for the child rights panel.