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Of women, children and freedom…

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 17:46

India may have awaken to life and freedom on August 15, 1947 but how many more years, when her women and children will ‘awaken to life and freedom’ is the question we need to ask ourselves.

West Bengal government mulling advisory to parents on home tutor

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 21:35

The West Bengal government is contemplating issuing advisories to parents engaging private tutors for their children at homes, a day after a three-year- old boy was assaulted at his Lake Town address by a woman tutor, a minister said on Thursday.

Germany mulls tough laws after child porn scandal

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 03:10

German government is mulling tougher laws to fight unauthorised production and distribution of naked pictures in the country amid heated discussions on child protection.

Compounder held for raping 13-year-old girl in Raipur

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 21:56

A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 45-year-old compounder at a government primary health centre in Jashpur district of northern Chhattisgarh, police said.

WCD frames rules under sexual harassment at workplace act

Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 15:01

Sexual harassment at work place may lead to termination of service of the accused, withholding of promotions and increments, and payment of reasonable compensation to the complainant.

Children in poor countries `sexually abused live on web`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 20:12

The sexual abuse of children in developing countries is increasingly being live-streamed on Internet services, Britain`s online child protection agency warned.

SAARCLAW & SAARC CJs conference focus on child protection

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 00:37

Top judges from eight SAARC member nations began discussion on constitutional guarantees available to children in the South Asian region.

Lack of knowledge hampering child protection programmes: NCPCR

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 15:58

Lack of proper knowledge, little practical training as well as shortage of professionals is hampering the child protection programmes, says the NCPCR.

Punjab govt to spend Rs 21.24 cr under child prote

Last Updated: Monday, November 05, 2012, 17:41

Punjab government has issued a grant of Rs 21.24 crore under the Integrated Child Protection Scheme to provide safe and secure environment.

Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Awards awards announced

Last Updated: Sunday, August 19, 2012, 20:39

The Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Awards were announced on Sunday for persons who have made contribution in the field of child protection and welfare.

Berry wants to talk to Obama about child protection laws

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 14:13

Halle Berry is planning to reach out to US President Barack Obama to appeal for special child protection laws.

Child protection services clears Carey, Cannon

Last Updated: Sunday, May 29, 2011, 16:57

Singer Mariah Carey and her husband Nick Cannon have been cleared of charges of drinking near their newborn twins.