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2018 International Day of Girl

The International Day of the Girl is observed every year on October 11 to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. Today’s generation of girls are preparing to enter a world of work that is being transformed by innovation and automation. Educated ..

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2018 World Day against Child Labour

The World Day against Child Labour is observed every year on June 12 to highlight the plight of child labourers and what can be done to help them.. The 2018 theme ‘Generation Safe & Healthy’ points a finger at the hazardous and exploitative working conditions in which millions of children are working tooth, nail and ..

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India ranked 113th in “End of Childhood Index 2018”

India has been ranked 113th among 175 countries in the “End of Childhood Index 2018”, issued by global child rights group “Save the Children”. The Index which is part of the report titled “The Many Faces of Exclusion” indicated that the child marriages in India have come down to 15.2% from 21.1% in 2017. It ..

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PENCIL Portal

The Union Home Ministry launched the Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) Portal at the National Conference on Child Labour organised by the Ministry of Labour and Employment. The PENCIL is an electronic platform that aims at involving Centre, State, District, Governments, civil society and the general public in achieving the target ..

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The 2018 National Girl Child Day (NGCD) celebrated on January 24

The National Girl Child Day (NGCD) is celebrated every year on January 24 with an aim to raise awareness about sex ratio levels and promote the empowerment of girls.

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