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'Putting 16 to 18 year olds in jail for rape is wrong'

'It is a retrogressive Act. When you look at the nitty-gritty of the Act, it actually criminalises a child who needs care and protection.' 'I am sure the Delhi teenage rapist, if given the right......

The son of a coolie who became a doctor and delivers girl children free of cost

Dr Ganesh Rakh has delivered 436 baby girls free of charge. The son of a coolie and housemaid, he wanted to be a wrestler as a child, but his mother encouraged him to study hard and get a proper......

Sunni cleric says 'women only fit to deliver children'; gender equality 'un-Islamic'

Sunni leader Kanthapuram A P Aboobacker Musliar's controversial remarks against gender equality have triggered a strong reaction from parties and activists who demanded that he withdraw them and......

A dead child, a world gone mad

If Aylan Kurdi was a Bangladeshi boy on the border with Assam or West Bengal, would you call him an infiltrator, asks Mango Indian. IMAGE: A refugee pulls a boy inside a train through a window at......

Desi kids co-crowned US Spelling Bee champs for second straight year

Un-bee-lievable! For the eighth year in a row, Indian-American children sweep the Spelling Bee competition. Vanya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatachalam of St Louis, Missouri,......

10 most dangerous places to work

Children dressed in costume sit together during a party celebrating. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters A recent MBA graduate, Puneet Kohli, got a job offer from a global commodity giant to join their......

Shocking! Over 215 million children work as labourers!

'Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.'  -- Walt Disney Today, December 2, is the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. This day recalls the date of the......

How developed is Bihar, really?

The figures are impressive. In 2005, Bihar had 23 lakh (2.3 million) children out of school. Today, this figure is 8 lakh (800,000). The rate of primary school dropouts was 36 per cent. Today, it......

Climate change may kill 400,000 children every year

In a new report, a leading charity has warned that climate change could kill more than 400,000 children every year in the future because of floods and droughts. According to the Telegraph, the......

300 mn South Asian children stuck in poverty: UN

Over 300 million children in South Asia, almost half the total number, suffer from chronic levels of poverty, a latest UN report has found.Unlike any other region in the world, because of......

'Felt more connected to India after Midnight's Children'

In his very first big screen appearance in a leading role, American actor of Indian origin Satya Bhabha stars in Midnight's Children. Bhabha had not expected to be picked to play the main......

How Bollywood celebrates Children's Day

The twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day. Stars celebrated Children's Day on November 14 in their......

Angelina Jolie to adopt child from Haiti?

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Angelina Jolie made a secret visit to the quake-ravaged Haiti and it is rumoured that she is all set to adopt a......

Big B to be UNICEF ambassador

Amitabh Bachchan will be formally nominated as a United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund Goodwill Ambassador on April 14.He will be nominated by the UNICEF executive director at the......

Muhammad Ali: 'Greatest' boxer, showman, ambassador

IMAGE: American Heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali), training in his gym, 21st May 1965. Photograph: Harry Benson/Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images. More than 60 years ago, a......
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Waste-picker shares her experience at UN event

Who can throw light on the waste management of Bengaluru better than the waste-pickers themselves? A waste-picker from childhood, Indira Raja (in... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/560460/waste-picker-shares-her-experience.html
Changes to child labour law will hurt tribals, lower castes, says UN

Reuters 1 hour ago By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations says changes to India's child labour law... ...

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UN report reveals horrors of war in Afghanistan, 1,601 civilian deaths in six months

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Monday released a report revealing that at least 5,166 civilians were killed or... ...

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'Afghan civilian casualties at record high in 2016's 1st half'

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan touched a record high in the first half of 2016, the UN said today, with children in particular paying a heavy... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/afghan-civilian-casualties-at-record-high-in-2016-s-1st-half-116072500191_1.html
Unicef special training programme for UP officials

Over 200 investigating officials and government lawyers from 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh will be imparted special training on the security of... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a665811.html

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