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POLITICS, PAISA OR PRIORITIES

POLITICS, PAISA OR PRIORITIES  WHERE WOULD CHILDREN FIT INTO THE 2015-16 UNION BUDGET?  Bharti Ali and Kumar Shailabh* Recently, suspecting organised trafficking in children, the Maharashtra government announced its plan to conduct DNA tests on children found with women begging on the streets. Surprisingly ..... Read More

It’s not child-friendly to make children criminals

It’s not child-friendly to make children criminals  Peter Newell, Coordinator, Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children and member CRIN’s Council   The proposition in CRIN’s long paper is simple: that criminalising children is not child-friendly, and more significantly that it is in conflict ..... Read More

Stop making children criminals

Stop making children criminals ** The “minimum age” debate – separating “responsibility” from “criminalisation” A panel discussion organised by the Child Rights International Network at the World Congress on Juvenile Justice, Geneva Wednesday January 28, 16.45 – 18.00 International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG) ..... Read More

Children with Disabilities in India: From Commitments to Outcomes

Children with Disabilities in India: From Commitment to Outcomes JANUARY 12, 2015 A brief overview of our commitments under the UN convention, and how far our laws fulfil them by Aparna Gupta According to the Child Rights Information Network (CRIN), 150 million children worldwide have a disability. Shockingly, 90 per cent of them ..... Read More

PROPOSED JUVENILE JUSTICE BILL – A MISGUIDED MISSILE

Bharti Ali, Co-Director, HAQ: Centre for Child Rights, has written an article on why the new Juvenile Justice bill needs a through relook. To read her full article please click here ..... Read More

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