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Joint Campaign by VRCO and CRY to Address Child Health and Malnutrition

Reading Time: 5 minutesGiving Children of Odisha a Healthy Start’, a six month-long initiative organised by VCRO and CRY, will reach out to children and mothers of 158 villages of five tribal districts in the state. A detailed report in Different Truths.  Voice for Child Rights in Odisha (VCRO), in collaboration with CRY – Child Rights and You, […]

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Students Debate Global Child Rights Issues at Model United Nations

Reading Time: 2 minutesCRY organised a two-day debating session called Model United Nations in Kolkata. A report in Different Truths. The rain-soaked city of Kolkata witnessed a bunch of young students step into the shoes of seasoned diplomats, and talk about serious global issues ranging from child rights to cross-border human trafficking, stated a media release of CRY. […]

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Motherhood Can Wait, Education Cannot

Reading Time: 3 minutesAs the latest Census (2011) data reveals, there are over 13 million adolescent girls who are married between 10 and 19 years of age and a startling 3.8 million adolescent girls in India have children and are shouldering the responsibilities of motherhood, oblivious to the celebration of mothers worldwide on the second Sunday of every […]

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Nine in Every 10 Children do not get Adequate Diet in Jharkhand and Bihar: NFHS Data

Reading Time: 4 minutesNine out of every ten children within the age group of 6 – 23 months in Bihar and Jharkhand do not get adequate diet, as the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS 4, 2015-16) data highlights. In a series of startling revelations, the nutrition and health status of children in the two states are found […]

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Beena Lived the Change

Reading Time: 6 minutesThey say you need only one person, yourself, to win the battle. And Beena’s journey is a living example of that. Herself being a victim of child marriage, she has crusaded a long way to prevent at least 65 such cases till date, in a remote village in Samastipur. Here’s a report how she stopped child […]

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Hundreds of Rural Women Rally for Equality and Women Rights, near Allahabad

Reading Time: 1 minuteRural women, under the banner of PMS, raised slogans and held meetings, demanding equality and women rights, at Ghoorpur market, on the outskirts of Allahabad, on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Here’s a report in Different Truths. On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, on March 8 (Wednesday), hundreds of women assembled in […]

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The Prince of Kolkata Bats for the Unsung Princesses

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn its endeavour to ensure access to education for the girl-child, CRY receives support from the legendary Sourav Ganguly, who, apart from being a cricket-icon, is also a doting father to a “very pretty and clever young girl, Sana”. In many parts of India, the birth of a girl-child is not welcomed is a known fact. It […]

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Gujarat Police Unleash Brutality, Lathi Charge Protesting Farmers

Reading Time: 2 minutesAIKMS strongly condemned lathi charge and tear gas firing on 5000 protesting farmers of Sanand, Gujarat, who were marching to Gandhinagar against the government having diverted irrigation water for their fields for Sanand industries. On Tuesday (Feb 14) about 5000 farmers began the march on tractors. They were from 32 villages of the area including Veeramgam, Bavla, and Sanand. […]

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Sand Workers demand Work; Elections does not mean Withdraw Employment

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe district committee of AIKMS has castigated the UP government for snatching the livelihood of more than 50,000 sand workers and their families. The current loss of work has been precipitated by sudden dismissal of SP government’s SLP requesting stay, on CBI inquiry, in the Supreme Court. Anti-worker SP government has deliberately did not petitioned the courts to safeguard […]

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Sand Workers Protest Stoppage of Work, Demand Action against SO Ghoorpur

Reading Time: 2 minutesWorkers campaigned against these goonda tactics led by SO Ghoorpur and demanded his suspension. They also demanded seizure of the two tractors which had been caught by the workers illegally lifting dry sand. CO Karchana has ensured registration of all cases but has carefully avoided this case as their own illegal interest is involved in saving these tractors. Led by […]

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