Child Rights

Sexual Abuse: Shelter Home In-Charge Arrested

Dhenkanal: Today morning police arrested in-charge of Dream Centre Shelter Home here over the charge of sexual exploitation.  The shocking incident of sexual harassment came to the limelight after the minor girls of the shelter home at Beltikiri in Dhenkanal district revealed the incident to the media recently and accused the in-charge of the shelter home […]

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World Day For Prevention of Child Abuse Observed

Bhubaneswar: 19th November is being observed as the   “World day for prevention of child abuse” all over the world. Child abuse is a major cause of concern, which creates a barrier for free growth of children. Adding to a different form of exploitation, exclusion issues have played major role in damaging the child hood of millions of children.  Violence […]

PECUC Sisumela: Protect Ecology for Future Generation

Bhubaneswar: Every child has the right to grow up in a safe environment, to lead a healthy life and develop positive future prospects. A healthy environment is a precondition for children’s physical and mental health. Without it they cannot grow up and become healthy citizen of society. Keeping this in backdrop PECUC dedicated the 5th day of its Sisumela to Ecological Rights of […]

Child Rights Protection Commission Felicitates Anubhav Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Anubhav Patnaik, MLA of Khandapada, was felicitated by Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights during an event yesterday (1 November 2018). He was felicitated for making Khandapada a Child-Friendly Constituency (CFC)during the 8th foundation day ceremony of Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights. Commission acknowledged the work done by Anubhav Patnaik with support […]

National Consultation on Right of Children to Safe and Quality Education

Bhubaneswar: Quality education is both a fundamental right for all, and an essential enabler for the achievement of other rights. States are obliged, collectively and individually, to make quality education available to all, at all levels, free of charge. Every child in whatever educational setting has the fundamental right to safe &  quality education provided by quality […]

56,000 Girls Quit Schools in Odisha !

Bhubaneswar: Around 55,868 adolescent girls between the age group of 11 to 14 years were found to have discontinued their studies and stopped coming to schools in 30 districts of the state as per a survey done by the Woman & Child Welfare and Mission Shakti (W&CD-MS) department. Taking note of the report, the W&CD-MS […]

Vedanta Sponsored Healthcare in Kalahandi an Eyewash

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Vedanta Child Care Centre in Kalahandi turns into a haunted place The sorry state of healthcare in the state finds no solution despite multiple majors taken by government. When the curious case of Dana Majhi, the Kalahandi man who walked 20 kelometres with his wife’s corpse on shoulder, has been forgotten, […]

Jaga-Balia All Set to Comeback Home

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: After 8 months of undergoing medical care at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) the conjioned twins Jagga and Balia are now all set to make a comeback to Odisha. Last week, a directorial level meeting was held in AIIMS where senior doctors and a team of experts from Bhubaneswar AIIMS were […]

PadGovernment: Free Sanitary Napkins for School Girls in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik announced project KHUSHI Health Minister Pratap Jena briefed the scheme 17 Lakh school girls will be benefited  Though the clean-imaged Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik was termed as Badman by his opponents last week during the Bijepur by-poll, he proved himself Padman. Today he announced a new scheme ‘Khushi’ […]