Child Rights Current Affairs, GK & News

UNICEF: Children in India at high risk of Climate Crisis impacts

According to a new report by UNICEF, Children in India are at extreme high risk of impacts of climate crisis. Key Findings of report As per report, India is among four South Asian countries where children are most at risk. Climate change threaten their health, education, and protection. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and India are the ..

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Delhi govt’s Policy for street children

Delhi government has formulated a policy for welfare of street children in light of covid-19 pandemic situation. Highlights Policy underlines the role of various stakeholders in promoting Covid- appropriate behaviour and generating awareness about the infection. It was prepared by Women and Child Development Department (WCD) of Delhi Government. Provisions of Policy Policy encourages direct ..

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What is SAMVEDNA?

SAMVEDNA is Sensitizing Action on Mental Health Vulnerability through Emotional Development and Necessary Acceptance. It a toll-free helpline through which children affected during COVID-19 pandemic are provided counselling. About SAMVEDNA The main objective of SAMVEDNA is to provide psychological first aid and emotional support to the COVID-19 affected children The tele-counselling is provided by the ..

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UNICEF Report: More than 1,70,000 violations against Children

On December 31, 2019, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released its annual report. The report stated that since 1989, the number of countries experiencing conflicts has increased and the attacks on children has increased as well. Highlights According to the report, the number of attacks on children since 2010 has increased three-fold. The agency ..

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Assam launches Sishu Suraksha App for child right violations

On the occasion of Children’s Day on 14 November 2019, the Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (ASCPCR) launched a mobile app called ‘Sishu Suraksha’, an e-complaint box for child right violations. The ASCPCR decided to develop an e-complaint box, keeping in mind the mission of a Digital India. About Sishu Suraksha App ..

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