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  • HP Guv for equal opportunities to children for optimum utilisation of their potential

    HP Guv for equal opportunities to children for optimum utilisation of their potential

    After the meeting of Himachal Pradesh Child Welfare Council (HP CWC), the Governor said children in the Ashrams should be provided all such modern facilities which are provided to other children at home.

    May 19, 2022
  • US FDA authorises Pfizer booster shots for children aged 5-11 yrs

    US FDA authorises Pfizer booster shots for children aged 5-11 yrs

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use authorisation (EUA) for a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children aged between 5 to 11 years at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series.

    May 18, 2022
  • DCGI grants EUA to 3 Covid vaccines for different age group of children

    DCGI grants EUA to 3 Covid vaccines for different age group of children

    Besides Corbevax and Covaxin, the DCGI also approved restricted use iA emergency situation to ZycovD (Zydus Cadila vaccine) for children above the age of 12 years for a two-dose regimen.

    April 26, 2022
  • WIW 2022 calls for fresh impetus to accelerate immunization for children

    WIW 2022 calls for fresh impetus to accelerate immunization for children

    India annually targets approximately 2.9 crore pregnant women and 2.7 crore children for vaccination through the Universal Immunization programme.

    April 26, 2022
  • Rajasthan: Mysterious illness claims lives of 7 children in Sirohi

    Rajasthan: Mysterious illness claims lives of 7 children in Sirohi

    Following the death of three minors in the district on Thursday, Sirohi Collector Dr Bhanwar Lal said that a survey is being conducted in the area to identify the cause of sudden death amongst the children.

    April 15, 2022
  • 191 children killed in Ukraine since Russian invasion

    191 children killed in Ukraine since Russian invasion

    Moreover, juvenile prosecutors of the country emphasised that this data is not final, as work is still going on in places of 'active hostilities', in the temporarily occupied territories, Ukrayinska Pravda reported.

    April 13, 2022
  • VP urges schools, parents to encourage children to learn art forms of choice

    VP urges schools, parents to encourage children to learn art forms of choice

    Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu today called upon schools and parents to encourage children to learn any art form of their choice as part of the efforts to preserve and promote India’s rich cultural heritage.

    April 9, 2022
  • Tips to manage child’s mental health after school re-opening

    Tips to manage child’s mental health after school re-opening

    For the last two years, children were having online classes and they have now become accustomed to that new style of teaching.

    March 28, 2022
  • Famine in Yemen

    Famine in Yemen

    Among 2.2 million children, 538,000 are severely malnourished. An estimated 1.3 million women could be “acutely malnourished” by the end of the year. In a prognosis that is as graphic as it is heart-rending, Catherine Russell, executive director of Unicef, has warned that “more and more children are going to bed hungry in Yemen. This puts them at increased risk of physical and cognitive impairment, and even death.”

    March 18, 2022
  • Child protesters

    Child protesters

    The children were terrified as they were held for several hours before being released. Few will buy the Russian education ministry’s argument that it was organizing lessons to teach children about “the danger Nato poses in our country and help them to distinguish truth from lies”

    March 8, 2022
  • PM CARES for Children Scheme extended up to February 28

    PM CARES for Children Scheme extended up to February 28

    The ministry said that a letter in this regard has been sent to all Principal Secretaries, Secretaries, Women and Child Development, Social Justice & Empowerment Department of all states and UTs with a copy to all District Magistrates for necessary action.

    February 22, 2022
  • An unfulfilled duty to our children

    An unfulfilled duty to our children

    Afterwards, when we had somewhat matured, deemed worthy of wielding pens which left permanent stains on our notebooks, could the men, the "sirs," be bothered to interact with us. It truly boggles the mind that, year on year, we create a budget that promises prosperity, but ignores the very ground on which prosperity is built, ignoring the very "A for apple, B for ball" Silencer was so eager to dismiss, ignoring perhaps the most overused axiom of our childhoods -

    February 17, 2022
  • It is never only child’s play

    It is never only child’s play

    Moreover, this mimicry of the adult world conditions children to conform to societal norms. For instance, children may develop characteristics driven by gender roles, based on the toys given to them. Action figures of superheroes, a staggering majority of which are male, are given to boys, and that drives home the point that men are supposed to be strong.

    February 1, 2022
  • Man held in Bengal for beating up four children

    Man held in Bengal for beating up four children

    According to the police, Rabiyal Khan, a local businessman, tied the children's legs and kicked and beat them with a thick bamboo stick. The children were forced to lie down on an open field. Khan later told the police that the children had stolen parts from his tractor.

    January 29, 2022
  • Taliban in Norway

    Taliban in Norway

    The United Nations has warned that as many as one million Afghan children are in danger of starving and most of the country’s 38 million people are living below the poverty line. Faced with the Taliban’s request for funds, Western powers are likely to put the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan high on their agenda, along with their recurring demand for the Taliban administration to share power with Afghanistan’s minority ethnic and religious groups.

    January 25, 2022
  • Displaced families sell children, organs to survive in Afghanistan

    Displaced families sell children, organs to survive in Afghanistan

    The displaced families escaped heavy conflict between the Islamic Emirate and former government forces before the fall of the republican government in the northern provinces of Balkh, Sar-e-Pul, Faryab and Jawzjan, according to Tolo News

    January 16, 2022
  • ‘Parents’ caution can protect children’

    ‘Parents’ caution can protect children’

    It will be appropriate that the high priority groups - the elderly, and those with co-morbidity, those who are at risk of developing severe disease and mortality - should first get the vaccine, and then gradually, when we have sufficient vaccines, we can immunise all children as well.

    January 15, 2022