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India’s Child Rights Record Scrutinised In UN Review—And It Doesn’t Come Out With Flying Colours

India received 73 recommendations on child rights at its third universal periodic review at the UN Human Rights Council. Kumar Shailabh On 4 May, during India's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council, Bulgaria recommended to the government to introduce a child-rights-based approach in all its policies. This was a ..... Read More

SEX OFFENDERS REGISTRIES DON’T WORK

By Shruthi Ramakrishnan They have failed to reduce sex crimes in countries where they exist, and have resulted in severe hardships to former offenders Last month, Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi once again reiterated the need to set up a national sex offender ..... Read More

#Budget2017: Press Release

New Delhi, 1st February, 2017- “Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas” said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while speaking about the allocations for Women and Children. He said, "..for the welfare of Women and Children under various schemes across all Ministries, I have stepped up the allocation from Rs. 1, ..... Read More

Capitalist patriarchy – the new enemy

Aasha Mehreen Amin I The Daily Star I April 30, 2016 I Interview With Kamla Bhasin Kamla Bhasin. Photo: Jannatul Mawa Meeting Kamla Bhasin is like getting a booster shot of energy and optimism. Her vivacity and ..... Read More

District Child Protection Unit Panchkula Violates the Law

Amazing! Law says wait for two months before declaring a child legally free for adoption. District Child Protection Unit (DCPU) of Panchkula gives only 15 days for parents to respond to the Public Notice about their missing child, failing which the child's adoption process will be ..... Read More

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