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India received 73 recommendations on child rights at its third universal periodic review at the UN Human Rights Council.
So far, they’ve stopped 68 such marriages and are changing mindsets too.
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Kids’ groups and panchayats are making a difference in Murshidabad.
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She’s a finalist of the Miss India Contest for the Visually Impaired, 2017.
On the 10th of December, a date celebrated as International Human Rights Day, as well as day of the annual Nobel Prize ceremony, a powerful moral voice rose from the highest pulpit of India, the Rasht...
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Rituals that involve self-flagellation, piercing body parts and walking on embers are still prevalent in some part of India.
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Since my own childhood, I had a dream which later became the mission of my life and the core value of Bachpan Bachao Andolan. It was a very simple thought — every child should be free to be a child, free to laugh and cry, free to play and learn and above all, free to dream. To accomplish this vision of a child-friendly world we need child-friendly politics, child-friendly businesses, child-friendly faith institutions and child-friendly justice delivery mechanisms and establishments.
Maya at Three by Rita Banerji
NEW DELHI -- The 16-year-old boy, who was beaten, stripped and brutalised allegedly by a group of intoxicated men in southwest Delhi's Inderpuri area, on Thursday, demanded the arrest of main culprit...
"Maya", as a concept in Hinduism and Buddhism, means attachment to the tangible aspects of life and relationships. It is a sentiment which the scriptures sternly warn you off of, as they say it is spiritually unhealthy. They say this is all transient -- an illusion. That it is not the truth. And yet, as my friend chose the name "Maya" for her adoptive daughter, I was struck by the intense attachment she felt for the child.
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While talking with such family members may be good for reclaiming your voice, if you are not ready and have not created a strong support group for yourself, it may even derail your healing journey. Speaking to them before you have done the ground work may result in you focussing on your abuser or your family members, rather than work on your healing. You will need to be patient and build a solid foundation before taking this difficult course of action.
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MUMBAI — Children have been handed out a raw deal in the Budget with resources earmarked for them not only falling below the requirement, but even being a steep 17.12 per cent lower than the previous...
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Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize, along with Kailash Satyarthi, on December 10, 2014. She's the first Pakistani to win a Nobel Peace Prize. The 17-year-old joked during the ceremony, "I am p...
Kailash Satyarthi won the Nobel Peace Prize along with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai on December 10, 2014. He's the only Indian (i.e. born in India, and holding an Indian passport) to have won a Nobel P...