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August 2006


Indian children deprived of free education
By : Himadree | Aug 1 2006, 5:53 am GMT

A recent revelation has rocked the entire state of Karnataka in India. According to a report that Centre for Child and Law of National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore have produced, the figure of children missing school did not tally...


Nearly seven children killed in bus accident in Haryana
By : Himadree | Aug 1 2006, 6:35 am GMT

Seven children were killed in an accident today when the school bus of Satkumba Vidya Mandir (Kheri Gujjar cvillage) plunged straight into the Delhi Canal in Sonepat district of Haryana.

The bus was carrying 25 members at the time of accident: the...


6-year-old boy in Bihar accused of molestation when he was 3!
By : Himadree | Aug 2 2006, 12:33 am GMT

This news comes as a shock to everyone in the judicial department as well as the for the police official.

TOI reports:

A 6-year-old boy from Bihar is accused of molesting an elderly woman. Raj Kumar committed the crime when he was barely 3 years...


Children of commercial sex-workers in India
By : Himadree | Aug 2 2006, 2:25 am GMT

Bal Asha Ghar: A home for sex-workers kid of Mumbai

In the city of Nagpur, almost 860 km from Mumbai is located the most shady area of the street prostitutes. Despite, having a license for the flesh business every other day police raids takes...


Indian government to reinforce child labour employment ban
By : Himadree | Aug 2 2006, 3:44 am GMT

Girl carrying stones

Some things can never be changed and child labour is one such issue, which never seems to end. Child labour is abundant in most of the third world nations. In India, most of the children below are often employed as domestic...


Qana massacre by Israeli air strike: update
By : Himadree | Aug 2 2006, 4:14 am GMT

In the ongoing conflict between the Israreli army and the Hezabolah militia, the innocent children are paying the price. Radhika Coomaraswamy, a special representative of the United Nation for the Children and Armed Conflict have voiced out her serious...


Underage gambling rife among Scot children in Europe
By : Himadree | Aug 3 2006, 5:38 am GMT

According to a recent study carried out by the research persons at the Glasgow Caledonian University, Scottish children accounts for the highest number of underage gambling in the entire region of Europe.

Over 2000 children were considered for...


Sexual abuse rampant among Ghana schoolchildren
By : Himadree | Aug 3 2006, 5:59 am GMT

The days of innocence is gone with the wind and an unknown fear grapples the students of Ghana as a recent incident of alleged rape of an eight-year-old boy has come to the lime light.

Established in 1985, Street Academy School in Accra was set up...


Ceasefire between Maoists and Nepal government taking heavy toll on children
By : Himadree | Aug 4 2006, 5:54 am GMT

The situation in Nepal is deteriorating day by day. The conflict between the Maoist rebel and the government is not only creating havoc but has bought the normal life of Nepal to a halt.

However, recently a peace process was on the work, but...


UNICEF: 275 million children worldwide exposed to domestic violence
By : Himadree | Aug 4 2006, 6:19 am GMT

According to the latest report from UNICEF, nearly 275 millions of children worldwide are witnessing abuse in their everyday life and this is having a negative impact on their psychology.

The report finds out that those children who are direct...


Chennai to host first Indian Autorickshaw Challenge to fight child labour
By : Himadree | Aug 4 2006, 6:56 am GMT

For the first time Chennai, a metropolitan city of India, a unique way of combating with child labour will be experimented, when motor sports freaks from all over the globe will come together to join the Auto Rally.

The seven-day rally will kick...


Afghan children suffering from frequent attacks on schools
By : Himadree | Aug 8 2006, 5:56 am GMT

With the sudden increase in strife’s in Afghanistan, the innocent children are being victimized. The frequent attacks of the militant groups are creating havoc across the nation and more particularly the attacks in the school premises are crippling...


Homeless Congolese children dying of hunger
By : Himadree | Aug 8 2006, 6:26 am GMT

In the violence-crippled region of Democratic Republic of Congo, at least 10 kids are dying every single day due to the shortage of food. The count is more in the camps occupied by displaced children where hunger is a never-ending phenomenon....


How can a mother make a thief out of her own children?
By : Himadree | Aug 10 2006, 4:18 am GMT

Recently in Manchester, an unpleasant video footage caught everyone’s attention when the police decided to make it public. A hidden security camera at a store caught two children trying to steal jewelry worth thousands of dollars. Now the question here...


Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader condemns Indian troops for molesting minor girl
By : Himadree | Aug 10 2006, 5:47 am GMT

From the last few days, on and off, news regarding the sexual harassment of the young Kashmiri girls by the Indian troops are attracting wide spread attention of the media giants.

According to Pak Tribune reports, the sexual exploitation of Indian...


Is it possible to eradicate 0.7 million child labour annually in India?
By : Himadree | Aug 10 2006, 6:53 am GMT

A recent research conducted by experts at Indian Centre for Development Economics states that India has to buckle up its fight against child labour, if it has to meet its target by the year 2015.

Currently the declining ratio is at 0.5 million a...


Killing of female foetuses rampant in Punjab
By : Himadree | Aug 12 2006, 6:48 am GMT

Despite several bans implemented by the government on aborting female foetuses, no one seems to paying any heed to it. The latest example of this barbaric attitude of the commoners is the shocking discovery of 35 female foetuses disposed off in a...


Aboriginal children under drug risk
By : Himadree | Aug 14 2006, 5:23 am GMT

Few months back the media was abuzz with the news regarding the rising number of abuse cases of indigenous kids, and now the biggest crisis that the community is facing is the drugs mania.

According to a statement given by an aboriginal head from...


Is LLTE becoming a hub of child soldiers?
By : Himadree | Aug 14 2006, 6:27 am GMT

More than 5,000 child soldiers are said to be held by the LLTE leaders in the combat groups. A tip from the human rights group says that the rebel groups are increasingly kidnapping children from schools and training them to perform activities as...


43 schoolgirls killed in Sri Lanka in sudden air raids
By : Himadree | Aug 14 2006, 6:33 am GMT

In the ethnic-strife nation of Sri Lanka, daily hundreds of children are being pushed into a bleak future. From the ongoing guerilla wars to the recent rebel attacks, thousands of children are mercilessly being killed.

Recently, in Mullaitivu...



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