Dahi Handi and the fall of young govindas
Under the veneer of celebration, lives of minors in Maharashtra are put at stake
Is child protection a priority in the public budget?
Well-designed interventions for prevention, protection, response & rehabilitation can help India reach the ideal of a comprehensive …
Incremental child budget won’t bring transformational change
If tomorrow’s budget sticks to being just about an incremental change of numbers, nothing much will change. Transformation always needs …
Musings on the Independence of the Other India
Even after 71 years of independence, 1 in 11 children in India is a child labourer, 1 in every 3 is malnourished, only 3 in every 10 children …
889% rise in cases of crime against children since 2001; can ‘smart cities’ curb them?
Making roads and public transport safe for children and women to navigate is a demand long overdue
Punjab bans sale of junk food in schools
Private schools have been asked to declare that junk food is not sold in their premises. Manipur, Orissa, Chandigarh and Madhya Pradesh have …
Budget 2015: Uphold child rights for the ‘right’ future
At least 10 per cent of Union budget for children if they are to get proper education, nutrition and protection
Nobel Peace Prize to child rights champions from India and Pakistan
Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay selected for their fight against injustice towards children
Will PepsiCo food replace hot, cooked mid day meals in schools?
Secretary for food processing denies any knowledge of Harsimrat Kaur Badal speaking to PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi to provide processed food …
Focus on nutrition of children with HIV: child rights commission
National AIDS Control Programme urged to move beyond medicine-centric approach
Poor kids rarely get free treatment in private hospitals of Delhi: study
Quota for free treatment of economically weaker sections in private hospitals under-utilised; less than half of the children referred from …
1.2 million children in Karnataka are malnourished, state tells high court
Civil rights groups blame packaged food supplied to anganwadis