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UN concerned over child rights violations in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:55

The UN has expressed concern over violation of children`s rights, including their recruitment by armed groups, in Afghanistan.

Lowering the age of juvenile is against child rights: NCPCR

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 15:39

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) today opposed the Women and Child Development ministry`s proposal for lowering the age of a juvenile from 18 to 16, calling it "against child rights".

Child trafficking: IUML resents move against orphanages

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 00:52

IUML, a key partner in Kerala`s ruling Congress-led UDF, on Monday came out strongly against the Home Department and Child Rights Commission for running down orphanages managed by Muslim religious outfits in the context of alleged trafficking of children from eastern states.

Assam violence: ASCPCR for immediate transfer of children to state homes

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 16:18

Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has recommended immediate transfer of children who lost their parents, in the latest violence in the Assam`s Bodoland Territorial Area Districts, to state homes for children immediately.

Every 2nd child malnourished, but few parties promise solution

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 17:18

Every second child in India is malnourished, but the issue does not feature high on the priority list of most parties with only five of the 10 major political outfits in the country making a mention of the matter in their election manifestos ahead of Lok Sabha polls, according to a report.

Children release manifesto of their demands ahead of LS polls

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 21:11

Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, 64 children from eight districts of Gujarat on Sunday put out a `manifesto` of their demands.

Give more weight to child rights issues in 2014 poll manifestos: CRY

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 11:49

Political parties should give more weight to issues relating to children--who account for one-third of the country`s population--in their manifestos for the upcoming General Elections, says rights group Child Rights and You (CRY).

Give more weight to child rights issues in 2014 poll manifestos: CRY

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 11:49

Political parties should give more weight to issues relating to children--who account for one-third of the country`s population--in their manifestos for the upcoming General Elections, says rights group Child Rights and You (CRY).

Child rights panel summons Maharashtra officials

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 18:23

The national child rights panel Monday summoned Maharashtra government officials for failing to respond to queries on issues related to children`s deaths due to suspected malnourishment.

Special Victims: Law, Order and India`s Children

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 13:06

"There can be no keener revelation of a society`s soul than the way in which it treats its children", said Nelson Mandela.

New PG course on Child Rights and Development

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 17:28

The Assam Don Bosco University (ADBU) has launched a new post graduate program in Child Rights and Development (MA-CRD) from this academic year beginning this month.

NCPCR to probe torture of children by Delhi Police

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 21:24

Taking a serious view of reports of children being arrested and allegedly tortured by Delhi Police, NCPCR said it will enquire into the matter.