Railway Protection Force rescued 16 children in its network

Monday, May 14th, 2018
Mangalore Railway

Mangaluru : The Railway Protection Force (RPF) attached to Konkan Railway Corporation has rescued 16 runaway children during the first four months of this year in its network. The RPF has been repeatedly rescuing children found lost/abandoned and from trafficking from railway premises and on trains. The RPF has laid special emphasis on the rescue […]

KSCPCR to set of standard operating procedures (SOP) soon

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
Kripa Alva

Mangaluru : The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act, commission chairperson Kripa Alva said, Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR) is framing a set of standard operating procedures (SOP) for the effective implementation of Child protection. Speaking at a Meet the Press programme organised by Dakshina Kannada Working Journalists’ Association […]

23% of child marriages in India happen in Karnataka: Panel

Saturday, January 21st, 2017
Kripa Amar Alva

Bengaluru: Karnataka registers 23.2% of child marriages reported in the country, according to the Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR). The state is also among the top 10 in the country in reporting child marriages. Kripa Amar Alva, chairperson, KSCPCR, told reporters on Friday that the state had been either in the […]

Gurupura : Children plead to return to hostel

Friday, July 10th, 2015
Gurupur Hostel

Mangaluru : The 14-year-old boy, who was allegedly assaulted by a driver-cum-cook at a hostel in the city on Monday, started crying as the Chairperson of Karnataka Commission for Protection of Child Rights Kripla Alva was leaving the child care centre in Gurupura, after hearing him for nearly 30 minutes on Thursday. The boy wanted […]

India’s Kailash Satyarthi, Pak’s Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Thursday, December 11th, 2014
Nobel Peace Prize 2014

New Delhi : India’s Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014, sharing it with Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. “Satyarthi and Yousafzai are precisely the people whom Alfred Nobel in […]

‘Project Angel’ to check child sexual abuse launched in Mangalore

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
Project Angel

Mangalore : Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment B Ramanath Rai launches the Project Angel, an initiative by Inchara Foundation and Rotary Club, to check child abuse, at Roshni Nilaya School of Social Work in Mangalore on Tuesday. Inchara Foundation in association with Rotary Mangalore and other like minded organisations, on Tuesday launched a new […]

Interactive programme on RTE held at SDM College

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
right of children

Mangalore : The greatest contribution which  one can make to the nation is  to help others gain education, said Dr Umesh Aradhya, President of Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights. Participating in an  interaction programme on ‘The right of children to free and compulsory education (RTE) Act of 2009’ held at SDM College  […]

Child Rights Protection Committee meets Sowjanya family at Pangala

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
sowjanya Murder Case

Beltangady:  The chairman and members of the Child Rights Protection Committee on Monday December 24 visited the family of Sowjanya,  the SDM College student who was brutally raped and murdered in October. During the Commission’s visit, the family of Sowjanya while stating that it had strong doubts that Sowjanya was  murdered elsewhere and then the […]

Child Rights chairperson listens to complaints on child rights violation

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012
neena nayak

Mangalore : Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights chairperson Nina Nayak, made a note of child rights violation complaints from NGOs at a public meeting held at DC’s office on April 17 Tuesday. P. V. Mohan, the syndicate member of Mangalore University, said that many city-based orphanages are looking after orphans, but moral […]

Locals thrash Madrasa Usthad for whipping student

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
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Mangalore : The complaint has been filed at State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR), against a Usthad at a Madrasa in Kodaje near Vitla for beating his student. Victims father Yusuf, complained that, children’s rights are been breached in most of the madrasas, where the Ustads hit children for being back in studies. […]