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West Bengal rolls out “Swayangsiddha” to combat human trafficking

The West Bengal government has rolled out a scheme “Swayangsiddha” in different districts of the state to combat human trafficking. The aim of the scheme is to empower young boys and girls to make informed choices so that they are less vulnerable to trafficking and child marriage. Swayangsiddha, which means self-reliance, will be executed by ..

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Right to be Forgotten : Indian Scenario

In the digital era of 21st century access to information is quick and procuring personal information of an individual is easier. This can give rise to various challenges which can compromise the privacy, security and dignity of an Individual. As a result the concept of Right to be forgotten has become more relevant. Right to ..

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September 2018 will be observed National Nutrition Month

Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has announced to observe September 2018 as the National Nutrition Month to mark the country’s fight against malnutrition. The month-long intensive campaign will be undertaken with an aim of reaching every household with message of nutrition — ‘har ghar poshan tyohar’ (every house a celebration of nutrition). National ..

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India has highest gender gap in mobile phone ownership amongst: Study

According to recent study released by LIRNEAsia, India has highest gender gap in mobile phone ownership amongst 18 comparable countries and ranks among the lowest in women’s access to Internet. LIRNEAsia is an information and communications technology (ICT) policy think tank that is involved in pro-poor, pro-market research in Asia-Pacific since 2005. The study also ..

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July 30: World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

World Day against Trafficking in Persons is observed every year on July 30 to raise awareness of the plight of human trafficking victims, and promote and protect their rights. This year, theme chosen by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is ‘responding to the trafficking of children and young people’. It highlights fact ..

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