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  • Attached to the concept and need for women empowerment, girl child education: Modi to Japan 3 hours 38 minutes ago

    Tokyo: On the fourth day of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday interacted with students of Sacred Heart University in Tokyo and stressed on the need for women empowerment. At an all women's college in Tokyo, Modi listed steps taken by him for girl-child education and women...
  • 40 children trafficked from Assam rescued in Mumbai 21 hours 53 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra CID, with the support of an NGO rescued as many as 40 children from an alleged child trafficking racket in Mumbai on Monday. The children, 36 of whom were girls, were from Assam and were working in the fishery industry as child labourers. The children have been brought...
  • Child marriage on rise in Kerala: UNICEF 3 days ago

    Kolkata: Notwithstanding a better gender balance in the southern part of the country, child marriage has been found to be on the rise in Kerala in recent years, according to UNICEF. "In the southern part of India we have a relatively better gender balance which explains lower rates of child marriage....
  • Child marriage on rise in Kerala: UNICEF 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Notwithstanding a better gender balance in the southern part of the country, child marriage has been found to be on the rise in Kerala in recent years, according to UNICEF. "In the southern part of India we have a relatively better gender balance which explains lower rates of child marriage....
  • Rajasthan: 8-year-old beaten up by teacher for not bringing book to school, dies of injuries 4 days ago

    Dausa: In a shocking incident in Rajasthan, an 8-year old girl has died after allegedly being beaten up by her teacher in school. The incident took place at a private school in the Nandera village in Rajasthan's Dausa district on Tuesday. The girl's father has alleged that his daughter was...
  • What is love? 6-year-old's wise note on love is an eye-opener for all of us 6 days ago

    A six-year-old's note on love is the most philosophical thing on the Internet today. This will remind you of how much we complicate our lives. The child wrote: "Love is when you are missing some of your teeth but you're not afraid to smile because you know your friends will...
  • Abolition of child marriage in India to take 50 more years: UNICEF 1 week ago

    Kolkata: India has witnessed a decline in child marriage in the last two decades, but going by the slow pace it will require another 50 years to abolish the practice from the country, according to UNICEF. "Child marriage has been declining at a rate of one per cent per year in...
  • Mathura: MP Hema Malini promises all help to abandoned baby August 22, 2014

    In Mathura, a two-day-old baby girl was found abandoned outside a temple in Mathura. Baby Prema is now being taken care of at an orphanage. After Network18 aired this story, many people have come forward to offer help. ...
  • Bangalore: 13-year-old boy thrashed, made to walk on his knees at a government shelter home August 22, 2014

    Bangalore: In a shocking incident reported from a government shelter home in Bangalore, a 13-year-old boy was brutally thrashed with a rod in the shelter. The boy was allegedly taken to the shelter home mistakenly, thinking that he might be an orphan. The boy was then allegedly assaulted in the...
  • CNN-IBN Campaign: 2-day-old baby abandoned for being a girl child, help her find a home August 22, 2014

    Two-year-old baby was abandoned just because she was a girl child. Baby Prema is now being taken care of at an an orphanage in Mathura. CNN-IBN is carrying out a campaign appealing for help and a good household for baby Prema. ...
  • Mathura: Two-day old child abandoned for being a girl, actor Deepika Padukone appeals for help August 22, 2014

    Mathura: Actor Deepika Padukone has appealed for help for a two-day old girl child abandoned by her mother in Mathura for being a girl. "If I was not working I would have adopted her. I hope she gets shelter and somebody takes care of her," said Deepika. It is Deepika's wish...
  • No child's play: Why online bullying is going from bad to worse August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Exposure to the cyber world may have helped children expand their mental horizons but it has many downsides, the latest being cyber bullying. A concerned government and industry stakeholders are now taking steps to spread awareness and educate people to stop this turning into another modern-age malaise. "Child bullying...
  • Ghaziabad: 60-year-old man sexually assaults minor girl, residents indulge in violence August 18, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Tension gripped Loni area of Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh on Monday after a nine-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by 60-year-old man. Angry residents have damaged a police vehicle and indulged in arson and damaged some property. Section 144 been imposed in the area and Rapid Action Force has been...
  • Kindergarten horror: Six-year-old mercilessly beaten by school teacher in Ghaziabad August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A six-year-old lower kindergarten student was mercilessly beaten for not doing his homework by a school teacher in Ghaziabad. The incident took place on Saturday. The student suffered severe bruises on his back and hips. The victim's family claims that he was beaten with an iron rod. "The teacher beat...
  • Kerala: Mukkam Muslim orphanage violated funding rules, says rights panel August 16, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Months after more than 450 children from Bihar and Jharkhand were brought illegally to the Mukkam Muslim orphanage in Kerala, it is under the scanner once again. A probe report by the Human Rights Commission (HRC) has revealed that the orphanage violated funding rules and lied about not receiving...
  • Independence Day celebrated in Mizoram August 15, 2014

    Aizawl: The 68th Independence Day was celebrated in Mizoram on Friday with Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla unfurling the national flag at the Assam Rifles ground. The chief minister, in his Independence Day speech, said the state has achieved success in economic, educational and societal empowerment of people. "The Mizoram government has achieve...
  • Delhi: Class 12 student allegedly molests Kindergarden student in school August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A class 12 student allegedly molested a girl in Kindergarden inside a school in Delhi on Wednesday. The school is in civil lines in North Delhi. The kindergarden student was waiting to be picked up by her family when she was taken to an empty classroom by another student...
  • Teen help brutalised in Bangalore: Does urban India treat their domestic helps as slaves? August 13, 2014

    The abuse of a 13-year-old girl as a domestic help in Bangalore has blown the lid off of many well-educated, high-income families trafficking young girls and boys from North India as house helps. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether urban India treats their domestic helps as...
  • Bangalore: Abuse of 13-year-old domestic help blows the lid off growing trafficking August 13, 2014

    Bangalore: The abuse of a 13-year-old girl as a domestic help in Bangalore has blown the lid off of many well-educated, high-income families trafficking young girls and boys from North India as house helps. On August 9, 2014, a 13-year-old was rescued after she was brought to hospital with severe...
  • FIR filed against Bangalore couple for assaulting minor domestic help August 10, 2014

    Bangalore: An FIR was filed on Sunday against the Bangalore couple that was arrested on Saturday for brutally assaulting their 13-year-old domestic help. Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR), chairperson Umesh Aradhya said, "We have filed an FIR against the couple." Aradhya also said that they are trying...
  • Bihar working on nutrition policy to fight malnourishment August 10, 2014

    With estimated 50 per cent of children in Bihar found underweight due to malnourishment, the state government is in the process of drafting a nutritional policy to cut down malnourishment rate to 20 per cent in another four years. "The state social welfare department is working on nutritional policy, 2014 to...
  • Bangalore: Couple brutally assaults minor domestic help, arrested August 10, 2014

    Bangalore: A couple has been arrested in Bangalore on Saturday for allegedly brutally assaulting their 13-year-old domestic help who has suffered severe head injuries and multiple abrasions all over her body because of the regular beating. The girl is on life support and police reported that her condition is critical. The...
  • Divide in Modi Cabinet, Maneka Gandhi's plan to strengthen NCW hits Law Ministry roadblock August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Two important central ministries are at loggerheads. Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi's plan to strengthen the National Commission for Women has met with a roadblock from the Law Ministry, said sources on Friday. Maneka had sent a proposal to the Law Ministry to strengthen the...
  • Indian diplomat's jailed paedophile son appeals term in Australia August 7, 2014

    Melbourne: A 34-year-old pedophile son of an Indian diplomat who was jailed by an Australian court for over 10 years for a series of sexual offences on Thursday appealed the sentence, claiming the jail term was "manifestly excessive." Navin Edwin was last year sentenced to 10 years and eight months...
  • Caught on camera: Teacher canes 8-year-old differently-abled child August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking case in Mumbai, a teacher caned an 8-year-old student in a school for the differently-abled children. The horrific episode was captured on video by a resident of a building next to the school in Mumbai's Matunga area. The incident took place on July 30. The child's...
  • Indian couple arrested in US; charged with abusing daughter August 6, 2014

    New York: An Indian couple has been arrested in New York and charged with subjecting their 12-year-old daughter to "unspeakable physical abuse" for months by starving her and beating her with a metal handle and baseball bat, leaving her severely bruised and hospitalised for surgery. Rajesh Ranot, 46, and his...
  • Delhi: Private taxi driver sexually abuses 5-year-old school girl August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking case of rape in Delhi, a private taxi driver of a public school allegedly sexually abused a 5-year-old girl. The girl is from a private school in South Delhi and the driver has been arrested. The suspect used to take the child to school in...
  • E Lounge: James Franco talks about 'Child of God' August 5, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Hollywood actor James Franco talks about his movie 'Child of God'. He is the writer, actor and director of the movie. ...
  • Karnataka: Efforts on to rescue 6-year-old boy trapped in borewell in Bagalkot August 4, 2014

    Bagalkot (Karnataka): Intense efforts were underway on Monday to pull out a six-year-old boy trapped in an abandoned borewell at a farm in nearby Sulikeri village. Teams from National Disaster Relief Force, nearby Hutti gold mines and fire brigade were engaged in the operation to rescue Thimmanna Hatti, reportedly stuck at...
  • Living It Up: Child sexual abuse August 2, 2014

    In this episode of Living it Up, we discuss the alarming rise in cases of child sexual abuse. ...