Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicSafety of children

Topic: Safety of children

‘Economic growth isn’t lone fix’ — US paper explains how India can curb crime against children

In study published by Levy Economics Institute, scholars from Delhi-based think tank NIPFP say social spending, child budgeting offer more positive outcomes in child protection.

Dear Indian parents, don’t drive with kids in your lap. Child seats are easily available

It is shocking that few Indian kids today are in child seats. And it is not a question of affordability or non-availability of seats.

Children’s online safety is in jeopardy. Smart toys with AI algorithms are a threat

Research suggests that the global market share of smart toys will grow by 26%. But their AI connectivity poses an ethical challenge.

Lost, found or vanished: For many child runaways, dice rolls at New Delhi railway station

India’s ‘lost’ children are usually trying to escape from something: crippling poverty, deprivation, violence, abuse, or simply unbearable pressure to perform well in exams.

Children’s online privacy must be protected, but not all are equally vulnerable on internet

The Personal Data Protection Bill’s blanket restriction of not allowing children under 18 to process data could stop kids from meaningfully using the internet.

Supreme Court can’t care for Shaheen Bagh children more than the parents

The infant was at Shaheen Bagh because his parents were protesting, and unless you are well-off, reliable childcare is beyond the means of most people.

As India falls 7 spots in global ranking, is it a safe country to raise children?

According to U.S. News and World Report’s global perceptions-based survey on the best countries to raise children in, India ranks at 65 out of 80 countries.

Talk Point: Will Kejriwal’s cameras improve school outcomes or create a North Korean surveillance state?

The year 2017 saw many widely reported crimes committed within school premises. In its bid to ensure the safety of children and improve learning outcomes, the Kejriwal government is installing CCTV cameras in classrooms across government schools. But will this help?

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.