Helping abandoned find new homes

It was the year 1981 when the District Child Welfare Department of Panchkula was instituted. Since then it has helped 550 abandoned children find homes and families.  Bhagat Ram, District Child Welfare Officer (DCWO), said many of the abandoned children are either a girl or born to a minor mother. While abandonment due to financial

What are the inheritance rights of Children?

The second wave of Covid-19 proved to be more devastating than the first one, claiming more than 4 million lives all over India. The death toll includes parents of minors, mostly in their 40’s and 50’s. Because many of these people haven’t anticipated untimely deaths, they weren’t much prepared for the future well. But the

Maha Govt to provide every possible aid to Covid orphans, create awareness

Concerned about those who lost their parent[s] due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Maharashtra Women and Child Development minister Yashomati Thakur said the ministry has proposed schemes to ensure each child is covered and given aid for wellbeing. She was talking about long term solutions to help destitute children. Until now more than 400 children

Empathic attitude helps orphans to cope with distress

The last one and a half year weren’t easy for anyone. Cry for help, losing loved ones to pandemic, loneliness, depression, helplessness were in the vicinity. But not to forget the innocent souls as Covid-19 had cost them more than a loved one, a parent or both parents succumbing to infection, the sole caregiver. At

Bihar to dispense dole for COVID orphans

With a surge in COVID cases in the state, the Nitish Kumar government bring forth a special relief for those orphaned because of the pandemic. Kumar administration annunciated that all the children who have lost their parents because of the ongoing pandemic will be provided with financial assistance for their well-being. The government would give

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