Child welfare Current Affairs, GK & News

Child-friendly Police Station: Key Facts

“Child-friendly” police station was recently established in Pune as per the guidelines provided by the National Commissioner for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). This police station will work towards character building among children and will also create perception that police are not enemies but friends of people. It aims to prevent juvenile crimes and ensure ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Who are conferred with ‘Pradhan Mantri Bal Shakti Puraskar’ award?

Recently, the nominations of the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar for the year 2021 have been invited by the Ministry of Women and Child Development from children, individuals, and institutions. The award The Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar is the highest civilian honor which is given for exceptional achievement under the age of 18. It ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Maitri app clinchs mobile app at 2019 US Technovation Challenge

The US Technovation Challenge is the world’s largest technology and entrepreneurship programme for girls which runs across 100+ countries. It is supported by Salesforce.org, Google.org, the Adobe Foundation, Uber, Samsung, BNY Mellon as well as UNESCO, the Peace Corps and UN Women. The competition was recently held in San Francisco. In it, from India, the ..

Topics: 

US says 2 years needed to identify the migrant kids

The Justice Department on Friday said that there are around 47000 cases of unaccompanied children. They were taken in to Government custody between July 1 2017 and June 25 2018. Around 1000s of children were separated from their families in the border. This was halted by the judge in 2018. The Judge said that he ..

Topics: 

Australia becomes world’s first nation to recognise ‘orphanage trafficking’ as a form of modern slavery

Australia has become the first country in the world to recognise so-called orphanage trafficking as a form of modern-day slavery. Hence, it has criminalized the act of falsely inducing children into orphanages as a form of slavery, in what is believed to be the first move of its kind in the world. Under the new ..

Category: 

Topics: