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What India’s Juvenile Justice Bill Says About Trying Children as Adults

By  Aditi Malhotra  and  Joanna Sugden I The Wall Street Journal I December 22, 2015 Indian lawmakers on Tuesday are expected to vote to lower the age at which a person accused of a serious crime, such as rape or murder, can be tried as an adult, from ..... Read More

Juvenile Justice Bill: what was at stake in the big debate?

Suhas Munshi I Catch News I 22 December 2015 Mob justice DCW chief Swati Maliwal wanted to stay the release of the juvenile convicted in Delhi gangrape There are efforts to amend the Juvenile Justice Act One amendment is to treat juveniles involved in ..... Read More

Stop Creating Panic!

Despite much furore over increasing juvenile crimes in 2013 and a call for stringent measures against offending children, the overall juvenile crime rate shows a decline in 2014 from 1.20% to 1.18%.     STOP CREATING PANIC! Despite much furore over increasing ..... Read More

News of Arya Anathalaya Registration Matter

News of Arya Anathalaya Registration Matter from HAQ: Centre for Child Rights ..... Read More

Schools for Pardhi children obligation under RTE: Panel

A study on the status Pardhis tribe, conducted by the TISS shows that 61 per cent of Pardhi children who are in the schoolgoing age have never been enrolled in schools. Mumbai | Published:June 3, 2015 2:36 am The government is obliged under the Right to ..... Read More

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