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Civil Rights Bodies Urge President To Not Sign FCRA Bill, Send It Back For Par Panel Consultation

Civil Rights Bodies Urge President To Not Sign FCRA Bill, Send It Back For Par Panel Consultation

Civil rights bodies urged President Ram Nath Kovind to not sign the FCRA bill, urging him to send it back for a parliamentary committee consultation. Parliament on 23rd September passed a bill to amend the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act to make furnishing of Aadhaar numbers by office-bearers of NGOs mandatory for registration, with the government asserting that the proposed legislation is aimed at transparency and not against any NGO.The bill will now be sent to the president for his assent.

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Second edition of Street Child Cricket World Cup to be held in India in 2023

Second edition of Street Child Cricket World Cup to be held in India in 2023

The second edition of Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC) will be held in India ahead of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup in 2023, child rights body ‘Save the Children’ said. The event follows the Street Child Cricket World Cup 2019 which took place in London and Cambridge, with the finals at Lord's, the body said in a statement.

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COVID-19: Activists Warn of Sharp Rise in Human Trafficking in near Future

COVID-19: Activists Warn of Sharp Rise in Human Trafficking in near Future

Tarannum (name changed) has many cut marks on her wrist, scars that constantly remind her of the several years she spent in a brothel where she was sexually exploited countless times. "Three years of hell," she recalls.

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Parents, teachers scramble for ways to teach as e-learning remains a dream in rural India

Parents, teachers scramble for ways to teach as e-learning remains a dream in rural India

To maintain social distancing, the students take notes from their homes as a teacher imparts lessons using the loudspeaker attached to the cart. The innovative way to ensure that students catch up with the syllabus they have missed since classes were suspended has been initiated by Satyanarayan Sharma, who runs a school in the village in the state’s Jhajjar district.

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Our Digital Exhibition on Indian Street Children is Talk Of The Town

Our Digital Exhibition on Indian Street Children is Talk Of The Town

Save the Children launched India's first-ever Digital Exhibition of Street – Connected Children on 20th April this week. This never-seen-before virtual view of the life of street-connected children is called "A Lens On the Invisibles". It is an ambitious initiative with a clear focus on bringing the spotlight on and driving change for #TheInvisibles - the 2 million children living on the streets in India. Internationally acclaimed photographer Vicky Roy has clicked these masterpiece pictures. 

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