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Juvenile accused should be given a chance at reformation: India Today Story

A child rights NGO said today that juveniles in conflict with the law should be given a chance at reformation, days after a Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) ordered that a 16-year-old student accused of murder of a junior in a Gurgaon school would be tried as an adult.

"We keep on lowering the age and denying juveniles a chance at reformation by trying them as adults. Its not wise to keep on blaming juveniles for crime. It is time to invest in making our juvenile justice system work strongly," NGO Save the Children said in a statement.

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Ryan schoolboy murder: Class 11 juvenile accused should be given a chance at reformation: Indian Express Story

A child rights NGO said today that juveniles in conflict with the law should be given a chance at reformation, days after a Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) ordered that a 16-year-old student accused of murder of a junior in a Gurgaon school would be tried as an adult.

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After Two Brutal Incidents in NCR, here's how we can make Schools Safer: Catch News Story

The alleged murder of a child in a Gurugram school was followed by a case of brutal sexual assault on a 5-year-old girl inside a classroom in a Delhi school. However, while these cases are horrific in nature, they are just the tip of the iceberg. "Schools must educate children and adults on safety, protection and encourage them to speak up. Awareness generation is acutely needed on safety and protection, not only among the teachers but all support staff and associates" - writes Prabhat Kumar, our General Manager for Child Protection in his piece in catchnews.com.

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Children seek Vice-President's help for better facilities in schools: Story in Telangana Today

Vice-President, M Venkaiah Naidu had a few unusual visitors on Sunday at Raj Bhavan. Four children, two each, from Adilabad and Nellore districts, met him in the hope of seeking his intervention to improve basic amenities for all school students in the Telugu States.

The students B Nikitha and SK Rafiq from Adilabad and K Madhuri and N Venkatesh from Nellore districts were accompanied by staff of ‘Save the Children’, a child rights NGO, to represent children from both the States.

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Save the Children, Nokia deploy technology to make Government Schemes more accessible: Express Healthcare Story

This mobile application would enable any citizen to know about their eligibility to various government and private sector schemes through a simple one-time screening process.

Haqdarshak, launched recently, at the District Magistrate’s Office in South-East Delhi, is a social protection application which aims to connect 50 communities in slums across South-East Delhi with various Government Schemes. This mobile application would enable any citizen to know about their eligibility to various government and private sector schemes through a simple one-time screening process.

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