Child rights

NNWN/08/05/2022

United Nations has warned against dwindling funds that are affecting much-needed assistance and adding to children’s struggles. Talking in the context of Syria, UN stated that it has been facing financial crisis due to it was unable to provide aid to children. According to it, a record 12.3 million…

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NNWN/20/05/2021

 Save the Children has pledged to #ProtectAMillion children and their families against the pandemic. As part of this initiative, the leading NGO was able to supply a 5 litre oxygen concentrator to a Special Newborn Care Unit in Tonk, Rajasthan, just in time to save the baby’s precious life. Taking…

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By Anju Grover

China’s new guidelines to boost ideological education among school children have evoked strong reactions from child right experts and psychiatrists .These guidelines, are part of the Chinese government's efforts to tighten its grip over young kids. Also, the effort is to intensify study of President Xi Jinping’s…

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NNWN/18/03/2022

Children and adolescents (aged 0-18 years) with disability experience physical, sexual, and emotional violence, and neglect at considerably higher rates than those without disability, despite advances in awareness and policy in recent years, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies involving more than 16 million young people from…

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NNWN/03/04/2021

Around one in eight countries globally spends more on debt than on social services, according to a UNICEF report released on Thursday. Covid-19 and the looking debt crisis notes that 25 countries globally – the majority of them already burdened by poverty and deprivation – spent a higher proportion of…

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NNWN/04/12/2020

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has swung into action in kidnapping and murder of a five year old girl in Odisha’s Nayagarh district and  issued summons to the district magistrate and superintendent of police of Nayagarh. The NCPCR has directed the duo to to appear in…

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NNWN/18/02/2022

London has more than 86,000 homeless children living in temporary accommodations for years with no permanent address, no school and no secure future.  They have no happy memories of their own home, own roof and own address.

The latest report by Human Rights Watch and the Childhood Trust highlight the…

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NNWN/01/04/2021

At least 43 children have reportedly been killed by armed forces in Myanmar in the two months since the military coup on 1 February, said Save the children. The death toll of children has more than doubled in the past 12 days, demonstrating the utter disrespect of armed forces for…

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NNWN/29/9/2020

Thirty one NSS volunteers were given Rakshin fellowships on Saturdday on the successful completion of training on prevention of growing child sexual abuse cases. The Rakshin fellowship is a part of the Rakshin project launched by rights based NGO Sakshi in March in partnership with the directorate of NSS, Ministry…

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