Tag: Child Rights

Fact Finding: Death of a 6 year old boy in a School at Tirupur

Summary of the Tragic Incident: Sivaram a 6 year old boy was studying 1st standard in Kathiravan Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Tirupur. His father Arun Prasad is working in a bank at Thirupur as Assistant Manager. His family had moved to Tirupur only a year ago. Sivaram has two siblings (twins). Vijay (Name changed) …

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Trainers Training on Child Protection Rights

Trainers Training on Child Protection Rights 16th & 17th March 2016, Chennai Despite several protective legislations and government orders child rights violations continue to increase due to physical and mental torture, economic exploitation of children, child marriage, sexual abuse in schools, hostels and neighborhood, torture and abuse in children’s/ juvenile homes, child trafficking and forced …

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Children’s Voices for Human Rights Newsletter – Issue no.73 – 2015

Children’s Voices for Human Rights Newsletter – Issue no.73  

Children’s Voices for Human Rights newsletter issue no.71 – 2015

Children’s Voices for Human Rights newsletter issue no.71  

Policy for legislation prohibiting all forms of child labour up to 18 years

ESSENTIALS FOR A POLICY STATEMENT  FOR THE LEGISLATION PROHIBITING CHILD LABOUR UPTO 18 YEARS IN ALL FORMS OF EMPLOYMENT Repealing Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act 1986   Drafting a Comprehensive Policy document towards a Constitutional Amendment to Article 24 which would make it a Fundamental Right and Legislation prohibiting Child labour upto 18 years …

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Policy framework for total prohibition of child labour up to 18 years

ESSENTIALS FOR A POLICY STATEMENT*  FOR THE LEGISLATION PROHIBITING CHILD LABOUR UPTO 18 YEARS IN ALL FORMS OF EMPLOYMENT Repealing Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act 1986 Drafting a Comprehensive Policy document towards a Constitutional Amendment to Article 24 which would make it a Fundamental Right and Legislation prohibiting Child labour upto 18 years for …

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Fact finding: Abduction, rape and murder of a young girl at Pichampatti

Background of the case: From 25th & 26th June 2014 newspaper reports we came to know that Vagitha (name changed) aged 17, D/o Ponusamy who worked in  V.K.A. Polymer Pvt Ltd was abducted, raped and brutally murdered. Hence a fact finding team was constituted by Tamil Nadu Child Rights  Protection Network and they conducted their …

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Fact Finding: Sudden deaths of 11 Neonatal babies at Dharmapuri Government Hospital

Introduction: On 14th November, 2014 11 new born babies died in the neonatal intensive care unit of Government Dharmapuri Medical college hospital. In the following days too, the same trend continued and several new born babies died. So Tamil Nadu Child Rights Protection Network constituted a fact finding team and they conducted fact finding on …

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Fact Finding: Murder of minor in a private hostel

Magesh (10 years) (Name Changed) inmate of Sathya Jyothi Karunai Illam, Kanchipuram District was found dead inside the home on 28th November 2013. Two other inmates Ravi and Raja (Name changed) both 17 years old were arrested accusing them of murdering V.Magesh. Through our investigation we found that both were wrongly implicated. So through Tamil …

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Fact Finding: Rape of a minor girl

On the 9th  of July 2012 at midnight, K. Latha (name changed) an unidentified man entered into the house and took her to a mango farm, which is 2 km away from the victim’s home. K. Latha‘s mouth and hands were tied with a rope and she was brutally raped by the unidentified man. After …

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