User: shawetaanand Topic: Child Trafficking
Category: Child Shelter
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All Mother Teresa Care Homes To Be Inspected After Baby-Selling Scandal 17.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Inspections must be carried out at all child care homes run by Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity across the country, the government has instructed all states. This comes after recent cases of...
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22 Kids Shifted From Shelter Home Run By Mother Teresa Charity 6.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A day after a nun at Nirmal Hriday in Ranchi was held for allegedly selling a baby, the district unit of Child Welfare Committee (CWC) today shifted 22 children of Shishu Niketan, another shelter home...
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Official Arrested In Sexual Abuse Case Of Girls At Bihar Shelter Home 25.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
An Officer of Muzaffarpur district was arrested in connection with the alleged sexual exploitation of girls at a state-funded shelter home in Bihar, the police said today.
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46 Minor Girls Rescued From Shelter Home In Bihar: Ministry 14.6.2018 NDTV News - India-news
A shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur was sealed and 46 minor girls were rescued after it was found that a sex-racket was being run in the facility, the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry said...
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Shelter Home In Bihar's Muzaffarpur Sealed, 46 Minor Girls Rescued 14.6.2018 NDTV News - Cities
A shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur was sealed and 46 minor girls were rescued after it was found that a sex-racket was being run in the facility, the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry said...
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Government should support NGOs working for children: SOS Villages global president 7.6.2018 Sify Finance
Children are the worst victims of conflicts, natural or man-made disasters and other social upheavals as they are often rendered abandoned and homeless. Securing a future for children without families is only possible when the government extends support to NGOs dealing in such issues, says SOS Children's Villages International head Siddhartha Kaul.
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6 girls escape Jaipur shelter home, three discovered 26.4.2018 General News
Six girls living in a government-run shelter home at Gandhi Nagar here escaped the observation centre early today, hoodwinking the guard, the police said. Three of them, however, were traced later to Jagatpura railway station in the city, while three others are still missing, the police said. Six girls aged 15-16 years escaped in the morning. Three were found at Jagatpura, while the police is trying to locate the three others, they said.
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HC asks Maha govt to develop a model plan for shelter homes 29.3.2018 General News
The Bombay High Court has said it is time the Maharashtra government develops a model plan for constant governance and supervision of shelter homes for children in the state. The court also said that the government could also consult social entrepreneur Arunachalam Muuruganantham for supply of sanitary pads for girls staying in these homes. A division bench of Justices N H Patil and G S Kulkarni was hearing a Public Interest Litigation filed by a city resident, Sangeeta Punekar, raising the issue of poor condition of a children's shelter home in suburban Mankhurd. The court said prima facie, the Mankhurd shelter home's condition was not up to the mark. "There is a need for constant governance, supervision and special care so as to maintain the condition of the shelter home. It is time the government comes up with a model plan which can then be emulated in all other shelter homes in the state," Justice Patil said in an order on March 27. The bench pointed out that the staff vacancies .
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Union Minister Maneka Gandhi calls on Sikkim Governor Patil 25.3.2018 Voice of Sikkim
Gangtok, 25 Mar (Raj Bhawan): Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka S Gandhi called on the Governor of Sikkim, Shriniwas Patil at Raj Bhavan upon her arrival at Gangtok today. On reaching Raj Bhavan, she was warmly received by First Lady Rajanidevi Patil. It was a courtesy call by the Union Minister who […]
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Rohingyas among shelter home girls to walk the ramp 28.2.2018 General News
Thirty three inmates, including six Rohingyas, of a state-run shelter home for women and girls will walk the ramp for a government sponsored fashion show on March 7. The girls, including some trafficking survivors, aged between 10 and 16 years will take part in the show, West Bengal Commission for Child Rights Chairperson Ananya Chakraborty said. "The initiative has been taken following instruction of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who wants to economically empower these girls," Chakraborty said. This will help the girls, lodged at Liluah Home in Howrah district, to develop skill and re-integrate with the mainstream, she said. The girls will be wearing clothes designed by their fellow inmates, who have been trained by famed Bangladeshi fashionista Bibi Russel since last year. The clothes will be marketed under 'Bangali' brand, a brain-child of the chief minister, Chakraborty said. Embroidery work, products made of 'gamcha' (traditional cotton towel) which is Bibi ...
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Dist health authority targets 2.5 lakh kids for deworming 12.2.2018 The Assam Tribune
Dist health authority targets 2.5 lakh kids for deworming
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'1,500 juveniles live in pathetic conditions in Mumbai shelter 7.2.2018 General News
Nearly 1,500 juveniles, either destitute or found to be in conflict with the law, live under appalling conditions in all the seven shelter homes in Mumbai, the Maharashtra government today told the Bombay High Court. Shocked by the government's admission, the high court ordered the social welfare department to immediately sanction the proposal to fill up staff vacancies in the shelter homes. According to a government affidavit submitted before the court, the juvenile inmates constantly battle problems of poor infrastructure, and inadequate staff and budget allocation. "The seven shelter homes in Mumbai, run by (NGO) Children's Aid Society, are cramped for space and there is only one attendant and two cooks to look after the children in each shelter home," it said. The affidavit highlighted the plight of 350 mentally- challenged inmates at a special home in suburban Mankhurd. "They have just one attendant to look after them, and in the absence of any rehabilitation ...
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Expedite probe into girls' escape from shelter home: USCPCR to 2.2.2018 General News
The Uttarakhand State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (USCPCR) today asked the state government to expedite the probe into the incident in which five minor girls allegedly "escaped" from a state-run shelter home here. Terming the incident, which took place on December 17, "sensitive", the state child rights panel also asked the Uttarkhand government to submit a report. "Though the girls were caught by locals on the same day and handed over to the police, the commission wants to know what circumstances forced them to run away from the shelter home-- a question that still remains unanswered," the panel's chairman Yogendra Khanduri told PTI here. "The silence of the social welfare department on the issue becomes more objectionable when viewed in the light of the fact that the shelter home has been in the news for all the wrong reasons in the past," Khanduri said. In a letter to Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh, the panel's chairman drew his attention to the ...
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State Govt’s special initiative for HIV/AIDS-infected children 18.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
State Govt’s special initiative for HIV/AIDS-infected children
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Human rights panel directs WCD dept to fill medical officers’ posts 12.10.2017 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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West Bengal Child Rights Commission moves SC over Rohingya deportation 21.9.2017 Zee News : States
The West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) on Wednesday filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court against the central government's stand on the deportation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.
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Bengal child protection body moves SC over Rohingyas deportation 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) which has strongly opposed the Central government's stand on the deportation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, on Wednesday said it has moved the Supreme Court over the issue.
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No question of deporting Rohingya children: Bengal child protection body 18.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Branding as "inhuman" and "anti-human" the Central governments' stand on deportation of Rohingyas refugees to Myanmar, the West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) on Monday said it has refused to send back refugee children to the neighbouring country.
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Rescued girls at shelter home 11.9.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Rescued girls at shelter home
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Survivor-friendly trial for Nirbhaya inmates still a far cry 15.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
16-year-old rape survivor, who is in her eighth month of pregnancy, is forced to accompany the police for evidence collection in connection with the gang rape case that involves 70 accused.
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