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India outcry after eight-month-old baby raped

An eight-month-old baby girl has been raped, allegedly by her cousin, in the Indian capital Delhi. Police say she is in a critical condition after being admitted to hospital on Sunday. They have arrested the 28-year-old cousin. Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal, who visited the girl, described her …

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Education is very important for every child whether boy or girl. It is sad that some communities still discriminate against the education of the girl child. About 57million children around the world are not going to school. The report, Children Still Battling to go to School, finds that 95% of the …

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Explaining India’s new anti-rape laws

A bill containing harsher punishments for rapists was passed by India’s parliament earlier in March. Karuna Nundy, a leading Supreme Court lawyer, explains the new laws. Why change the law?  Reacting to the massive protests that followed the fatal gang rape of a student in Delhi last December, the government set up …

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