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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 ..

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CARA celebrates 5th Annual Day 

On 15th January 2020, Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) celebrated its 5th Annual Day in New Delhi which was attended by Secretary of the Ministry of Women and Child Development of India, Rabindra Panwar along with other senior officials of the Ministry, its associated Statutory/ Autonomous Bodies and representatives from the States and Union Territories. ..

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Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 and Adult Criterion

The Bombay High Court set aside the order of the Mumbai city Juvenile Justice Board as well as a children’s court which directed a 17-year-old was booked for the murder of his three-year-old neighbour in Mumbai be tried as an adult under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015. Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) ..

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