NCPCR cautioned Social Media platforms on illegal adoption

The NCPCR (National Commission for Protection of Child Rights) cautioned social media platforms on illegal adoption. The Commission asked Twitter, Telegram, Facebook and Whatsapp to report illegal social media posts calling for the adoption of children orphaned due to Covid, failure to do so will put them under the scrutiny of strict action. This came

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WCD appealed not to share details of children over social media

Fearing about the safety of Covid distressed children the Women and Child Development Ministry requested people not to share their details over social media platforms, as it can put their life at great risk.   The Ministry said that such information should be given to Childline (1098) on an immediate basis.   India is witnessing

State stepped forward to help the afflicted children

As an initiative to assist the Covid afflicted children, the Haryana state stepped forward with a programme named “Hope: Sangharsh Se Utkarsh Tak Hum Aapke Saath Hain.”   The programme was kick-started on Wednesday via virtual mode. During the event, Justice Ranjan Gupta, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court & Executive Chairman of HSLSA said

Pained by the Pandemic, the future holds little to no hope for the orphans

On Monday the NCPCR (National Commission for Protection of Child Rights) submitted a report to the Supreme Court revealing a shocking number of children orphaned, lost one parent or left abandoned during the Covid-19 pandemic. The total number accounted for 30,071, based on the data submitted by different states from April 1, 2020, to June

Maharashtra govt proclaims assistance to Covid Orphans

Taking a step forward to provide aid to the vulnerable children who lost parental support due to the pandemic, Maharashtra govt. made an announcement of providing financial assistance worth Rs. 5 lakh to each child orphaned due to Covid-19. The devilish pandemic claimed thousands of lives during the second wave, many were parents to underaged

56% of Covid orphans belong to the 4-13 age group

In its affidavit submitted in the Supreme Court of India, NCPCR (National Commission for Protection of Child Rights) disclosed that more than half of the children orphaned or abandoned in the pandemic until May 29 this year the age group of 4-13 years. Out of the total of 9346, 5226 (56%) are in the above-mentioned

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

Children are less exposed to behavioral problems in an open family, shows study

A recent study conducted by the National Institutes of Health, US concluded that children in an open family have lower chances of developing cognitive, behavioural and emotional problems. On contrary to those growing up in a family with more adherence to rules and face family conflicts on a regular basis. The adversity of family’s behaviour

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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