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The Juvenile Justice Act can heal broken spirits

Minister of women and child development Maneka Gandhi recently said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults as the police told her that “50% of the crimes are committed by 16-year-olds who know the Juvenile Justice Act”. As per the National Crime Records Bureau’s ‘Crime in ..... Read More

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (Amendment) Rules, 2014

  By way of a Gazette Notification dated 24.03.2014, Ministry of Women & Child Development of Union of India has carried out certain amendments in The Commission for Protection of Child Rights Rules 2006.   These amendments appear to have been carried out to give effect to the ..... Read More

We Support: Rights of People with Alternative Sexuality

This is with reference to the recent Supreme Court’s judgment on the Naz Foundation case, where our top most Court thought it fit to criminalize consensual sex amongst homosexual adults. Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) was the only government body that had challenged the progressive Delhi High ..... Read More

Mr. Rajarshi Bhattacharya’s speech on the occasion of the National Progressive Schools Conference Valedictory Session

John Dewey’s words- “Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself” seem to find resonance in Mr. Rajarshi Bhattacharya’s speech on the occasion of the National Progressive Schools Conference Valedictory Session on the 23rd February 2013. Mr. Bhattacharya is the Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, ..... Read More

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