Child Rights

  • Laying the Foundation Right

    Children Are Watching Us |  Valay Singhrai
    Early childhood(0-6years). is the most important time for a child. The brain develops at a very fast rate and the experiences of a child during...

  • CJ Show: What children want? 02-09-2013 12:40 PM

    What children want: Watch these children talking about their needs, their aspirations and their rights in their own words. ...
  • State of The Nation: Is bonded labour increasing in India? 15-08-2013 11:21 PM

    Today is the 15th of August and in this 67th Independence Day week, CNN-IBN is bringing you State of The Nation focusing on whether there is anything to celebrate about Independence Day this year. ...
  • Delhi Police withdraws ad on training of street children after outrage 01-08-2013 10:36 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has sparked a controversy after an advertisement, which was meant to be a message to keep street children away from criminal activists was slammed all over. The Delhi Police has now withdrawn the ad, following opposition by child activists over its content and presentation. Recalling...
  • Kerala: Child tortured by father, stepmother on ventilator support 19-07-2013 09:59 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A five-year-old boy, who was allegedly brutally beaten up and tortured by his father and stepmother in Kerala's Kottayam, is critical and is on ventilator support. The Kerala government has taken custody of the child and arrested the father and the stepmother. A case of attempt to murder has...
  • Kerala: Father, stepmother torture five-year-old child for 2 years 18-07-2013 09:24 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: In yet another instance of brutalities against children, a five-year-old landed at a government hospital in Kottayam in Kerala after being allegedly tortured by his father and stepmother for two years. The state government has adopted the child and lodged an attempt to murder case on the father and...
  • WB: Child rights panel seeks report on student's death 18-05-2013 10:21 AM

    Kolkata: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sought a report from West Bengal officials on the death of an eight-year-old student after he was allegedly assaulted by his teacher in class. The commission took up the matter after a report on CNN-IBN. The NCPCR has asked...
  • UN Women stresses on urgent need to protect rights of girls 23-04-2013 10:16 PM

    New Delhi: Deploring the rape of a five-year-old child in Delhi, UN Women on Tuesday stressed the "urgent need" to promote and protect the rights of girls in India besides speedy implementation of the recently passed Criminal Law (Amendment) Act. "UN Women joins the government, civil society and UN agencies...
  • Delhi rape: Panel asks police to explain delay in registering case 21-04-2013 08:48 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Saturday issued a notice to police asking it to explain why the parents of the five-year-old rape victim were "harassed" in the police station when they had gone there to registrar a case. The DCPCR also asked the police...
  • Bangalore tops in child rights violation 22-11-2011 10:13 AM

    BANGALORE: Bangalore tops the list when it comes to registration of child rights violation cases. Speaking at a round table meet jointly organised by the Child Rights Commission and National Law School India University, Nina Nayak, chairperson of the Commission, said even though complaints were registered, there were serious drawbacks...
  • CJ: Child labourers voice their plight 12-06-2011 09:28 PM

    New Deli: Its been 20 years since India signed the Child Rights Convention that bans child labour and still 13 million Indian children below the age of 14 are engaged in child labour. On the 20th anniversary of India signing the convention, some children have become citizen journalist to tell...
  • Legalising child sex: What's the right age? 02-02-2011 09:56 AM

    New Delhi: 2004 - a pornographic video clipping, involving two students of a Delhi School, which was circulated as MMS in cellphones across the county stirred a controversy on child sex but also perhaps exposed the reality of the changing Indian Society. Shanta Sinha, National Commission for the Protection of...
  • Rape accused BSP MLA threatens revenge 14-01-2011 08:07 AM

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party MLA Purushottam Naresh Dwivedi, accused of raping a 17-year-old Dalit girl, has threatened o take revenge against his opponents after he comes out of jail. After his arrest Dwivedi claimed that he was the victim of a political conspiracy. "There are conspiracies by political opponents...
  • More kids like Chiku abandoned every year 05-01-2011 09:03 AM

    New Delhi: On Monday, CNN-IBN brought the story of six-month old Chiku alias Stephen, who suffered a brain hemorrhage during delivery. His parents abandoned him saying it was the hospital's duty to cure him as they were unable to look after him in his present state. Chiku's case is not...
  • Should corporal punishment be abolished in schools?

    Kolkata teenager Rauvanjit Rawla, a student in one of the city's prestigious missionary schools, committed suicide on February 12 after being given corporal punishment in...
  • Reality TV shows under government scanner 28-06-2008 01:30 PM

    Mumbai: Former India pacer Abey Kuruvilla has been elevated as head of Mumbai's senior selection panel from the under-19 selection committee while previous chairman Milind Rege has been retained as a member of the four-man panel. Kuruvilla, who is now among the front runners for the lone berth in the...
  • Child rights body hauls UP cops for Arushi slander 27-05-2008 03:48 PM

    We have a new IPL titlist. Inspired by Manvinder Bisla and Jacques Kallis' divergent half-centuries in a cracker of a final at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Kolkata Knight Riders roared to their maiden IPL trophy with a memorably tense chase of 190 against the defending champions Chennai Super Kings. There...
  • Mumbaikars campaign to educate street kids 25-10-2007 11:20 AM

    Visakhapatnam: Seven years after he scored a double century here as an under-17 opener, Ravichandran Ashwin is back at his favourite venue -- ADA-VDCA Cricket Stadium -- this time to cement his place as an India off-spinner. Ashwin had some remarkable performances in the recent past helping Chennai Super Kings...
  • 7-yr-old made to strip in school | Your Say | The Law 30-09-2007 08:44 AM

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