child abuse

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Child Rights
Democracy
Human rights

Does Indore station routinely exploit rag picker children to pick dead bodies?

How can officials exploit rag picker children to pick dead bodies from railway tracks? When I first read the news of a 12 year old rag picker boy forced to pick up a severed limb of a dead body on the railway tracks at Indore, I thought the newspaper had reprinted an old story of […]

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An Open Letter to King Harald V of Norway

Your Highness, I am a blogger from India writing with great concern to you about compatriots of my country in grave trouble in yours. These are Anurup and Sagarika Bhattacharya in Oslo, whose children Avigyan,3, and Aishwarya,1 have been taken from them and put into foster care by your Child Protective Services. I have been […]

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Child Rights
Democracy
Politics & Political Commentary

Child Rights: A new look at child abuse

Child rights are our future. The most vulnerable, exploited and unrepresented minority ANYWHERE in the world is children. Child abuse is a process of disrespect, hurt and neglect and most children are abused. I’ll go right ahead and say almost every child is abused at some point or the other. This post looks beyond the […]

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