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Towards administrative mechanisms that meet the requirements of the Indian Constitution and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child – National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) was set up in March 2007 under the Commissions for Protection of Child Rights (CPCR) Act, 2005, an Act of Parliament (December 2005). National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) … Continue reading

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Tips for teachers and students

Immerse yourself in the storytelling traditions valued among tribal communities Search for Indian publications by and about members of tribal communities Ask questions like “How many ‘Scheduled Tribes’ are there in India?”; and “What distinguishes them from other communities?” (‘tribal’ … Continue reading

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Human trafficking networks take advantage of desperate “migrant” families: high susceptibility of children in tourism locations

[…] COVID-19 and the lockdown has led to children of migrant workers and daily wage labourers being deprived of food, adding to the burden of families who are not able to make ends meet due to loss of wages. […] … Continue reading

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Implementation of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act poses the biggest challenge for the education system of India – United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education

Dr. Kishore Singh, Foundation Day Lecture, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education, 5th March 2012 New Delhi […] Monitoring the implementation of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, enacted by Parliament in August … Continue reading

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