Friday, 30 September 2016

September 29, 2016 Coverage

Women's rights

1. DNA
Rural women volunteers to ease banking for poor by providing doorstep banking services after training by Rajeevika.

2. Dainik Bhaskar / Rajasthan Patrika
Rajasthan State Women's Commission Chairperson Suman Sharma gives information on legal action on eve-teasing to students of Maharain College in Jaipur.

3. Dainik Navjyoti
Noted writer Amish Tripathi attends public event in Jaipur and affirms that women were respected in Indian since the time immemorial.


4. Daily News / Dainik Navjyoti
Rajasthan University Vice-Chancellor distributes free books to children studying in Bal Niketan on  varsity premises after State government refused to do so.

Child health

5. Daily News / Dainik Bhaskar
Two children die of dengue in Jaipur on a single day. Eight children die in the State and 800 identified with the dreaded disease.

6. Daily News
Three children die of dyptheria and two are serious in Kuchaman City in Nagaur district.

Child rights

7. Rajasthan Patrika
Child sex ratio showing an improvement in Rajasthan. Number of girls and boys likely to be the same in about 10 years, as a change is visible in the mindset of society.

Thursday, 29 September 2016

September 28, 2016 Coverage

Child rights

1. The Times of India
For joy of giving, government staff to go extra mile by donating, gifts, toys and clothes to poor children in collaboration with NGOs.

2. Hindustan Times
Rajasthan records major drop in under-five mortality rate from 57 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2013 to 51 in 2014.

3. Hindustan Times
Rajasthan University gifts bus, books and a ray of hope to school for underprivileged children running on its own campus.

4. DNA
India ready to ratify ILO conventions on child labour. Statement made at BRICS labour and employment ministerial meeting in New Delhi.

5. Daily News
Girls can carve out an identity for themselves if they get the cooperation of their families, shows a street play in Jaipur.

6. Dainik Navjyoti
Children come and go on their own desire in the juvenile correction home at Sethi Colony in Jaipur. Sixteen children had recently fled from the home.


7. Hindustan Times
Teacher in a school in Ucha village of Bharatpur district caught sleeping in the class. He was videotaped by parents of students.

8. DNA
Father ensures that his three daughters become lecturers. The Dalit family belongs to Jhunjhunu district.

9. Daily News
School of dreams being run on footpath at Pratap Nagar in Jaipur. Children of Gadia Lohar families being educated for preliminary reading of letters and words.

10. Dainik Bhaskar
School children going for grinding of foodgrains for midday meals stopped by principal when District Collector came for inspection in Sawaipur town of Bhilwara district. Collector pulls up principal.

11. Dainik Navjyoti
Aganwadi centres being turned into schools. New initiative launched at 4,200 Anganwadi centres in Rajasthan.

Women's rights

12. Dainik Bhaskar
Is the respect given to women only for public consumption? Norms of patriarchal society questioned in article.

13. Dainik Navjyoti
Jaipur Zila Pramukh Moolchand Meena calls for eucating and promoting girls in all walks of life.

14. Rajasthan Patrika
Girls getting priority in placements for multinational companies. Placement season begins in Jaipur. Girl candidates to get 2 to 5 per cent weightage in IIM admissions.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

September 27, 2016 Coverage

Women's rights

1. Rajasthan Patrika
Gender budgeting will lead to socio-economic empowerment of women, says Women and Child Development Secretary Kuldeep Ranka at a workshop in Jaipur.

2. The Times of India
Three times more women are separated, widowed and divorced than men, says a study.

Child rights

3. The Times of India
Two girls branded with hot iron rods on the pretext of curing diseases in Bhilwara district.

4. The Times of India
Man kills 8-year-old stepson in Chittorgarh as he was irked with the child's presence at home.

5. The Times of India
Seven children escape from juvenile care home after tying up guard in Jodhpur. In a first, police file criminal cases against them.

6. The Times of India
Kiwi artists make a dumb wall in Udaipur come alive. The event involved local children.

7. Hindustan Times
The malaise of hunger and malnutrition: Grand slogans of development will continue to ring hollow.

8. DNA
Rajasthan government to build Anganwadi schools with the help of UNICEF. They will be run under the ICDS programme.

9. DNA
Deaf and dumb week ends on a high note with a cultural extravaganza in Jaipur.

10. Dainik Bhaskar
Rape with five-year-old girl after her abduction / Four criminals rape a school girl / An 11-year-old girl kidnapped.

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

September 26, 2016 Coverage

Women's rights

1. Daily News
Every daughter should get her rights, says a play, “Kajri”, staged at the mini-theatre in Ravindra Manch in Jaipur.

Human rights

2. DNA
Nagaur launches clothes bank for the needy, bringing joy and warmth to the poor.

Child rights

3. DNA
Kota rape victim sneaks into hospital to abandon baby. She later hands over the newborn child to the Child Welfare Committee.

4. Daily News
Youngsters becoming victims of malnutrition as a result of inadequate steps by the government.

5. Daily News
Woman rushes from District Collector's programme in to save her disabled daughter who was likely to be assaulted by a criminal.

6. Dainik Bhaskar
Two sick children burnt with rods on the pretext of their treatment in Bhilwara. Both are serious.

7. Rajasthan Patrika
If the daughter is Lakshmi, why is she 86,000 less in numbers than boys. Child sex ratio constantly falling in Rajasthan, which has eighth position in the country in this regard.

8. Rajasthan Patrika
Seven juveniles flee from Children's Correction Home in Jaipur after tying up the guard.


9. The Times of India
Parent-teacher meeting to be held on September 30 at over 72,000 government schools in Rajasthan.

Saturday, 24 September 2016

September 23, 2016 Coverage

Human rights

1. The Times of India
Atrocities against Dalits: Cases lying in limbo. Most incidents are reported from the rural areas, while the policemen shielded the accused in a specific case.

Women's rights 

2. Daily News / Rajasthan Patrika
A woman was brutally thrashed in Kumbhalgarh on the pretext of getting a witch out of her body. State Women's Commission takes cognizance of the case.

3. Dainik Navjyoti
Second phase of women's project starts to establish gender equality in society and bring women to mainstream of development.

4. Rajasthan Patrika
NSUI activists hold a demonstration and burn an effigy of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at Rajasthan University's main gate with the demand for women's security. They also demand stringent punishment to the killers of Harshita.

Child rights

5. DNA
Drunk Alwar man murders his three-year-old son for want of son.

Women's health

6. Daily News
Experts to discuss women's health issues at a conference in Jaipur to be organised by the National Association of Reproductive and Child Health of India.

Women's reproductive health

7. Dainik Navjyoti / Rajasthan Patrika
Sex determination test racked unearthed in Agra with the arrest of a hospital owner and four touts. Action was taken by PCPNDT team of Rajasthan.

Friday, 23 September 2016

September 22, 2016 coverage

Women's Rights

1. Daily News
Women are still insecure, as youths unsuccessful in one-sided love kill the girls.

2. Dainik Bhaskar (City Bhaskar)
Bol Ri Kathputli dance drama organised in Jaipur highlights soical issues.

3. Dainik Bhaskar
Protesting ASHA workers arrested, released on bail after a compromise. ASHA workers, who complained to Director in the morning, were assured of joining in 24 hours in the evening.

4. Dainik Bhaskar
Mission Poorna Shakti establishes new dimensions of women's empowerment. 5.30 lakh women became socially and economically strong in Rajasthan during the last five years.

5. Dainik Bhaskar
Delhi most unsafe city for working women, Sikkim is the best, says a survey conducted by an American research institution.

Women's reproductive rights

6. Rajasthan Patrika
Rajasthan had 17 lakh pregnant women in 2015, but a whopping number of 26.40 sonography tests were conducted in Rajasthan. This was revealed in a study report released by a social organization and the study was done by social activist Rajan Chaudhary.

Child health

7. The Times of India
Five-year-old child dies of milk overfeeding, says report. Post-mortem reprot of the girl child revealed the information.

Child rights

8. Dainik Navjyoti / Rajasthan Patrika
31 child labourers rescued from five factories in Jaipur. Five factory owners arrested, as children were forcibly thrown into labour six months ago.

9. Dainik Navjyoti
Rajasthan Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Arun Chaturvedi calls upon all sections of society to become sensitive to children's rights. The occasion was the start of a certificate course on children's protection.

10. Rajasthan Patrika
Citizens give a call for Beti Bachao (save the girl child) by posing as marionettes in Jaipur during a Bol Ri Kathputli programme. 

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

September 20, 2016 coverage

Child health

1. Hindustan Times
Phulwaris helping tribals in fighting against malnutrition in Udaipur district by functioning as day care centres

2. Dainik Navjyoti / Rajasthan Patrika
Innocent children facing dangerous consequences of child marriages. Increase registered in the number of divorce cases.

3. Dainik Navjyoti
Certificate course on protection of children to begin tomorrow at Police Headquarters. It is being organised by the Sardar Patel University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice in collaboration with UNICEF.

4. Rajasthan Patrika
Newborn baby found in bushes alongside a road in Tunga area of Jaipur.


5. DNA
Art of Living camp in Jaipur Central Jail. Prisoners taught to live in a violence-free society.

6. DNA
Rajasthan Council of Secondary Education asks all District Education Officers to monitor at least two model schools in September.

7. Daily News
Mumbai-based philanthropist distributes tablets and uniforms to school children in Kuchaman City.

Women's rights

8. DNA
Convergence pilot project to connect rural women with government in Pali.


9. Dainik Bhaskar
Dispute among doctors in Neurology Department of Sawai Man Singh Hospital in Jaipur on installation of machines for diagnostic tests.

Monday, 19 September 2016

September 19, 2016 Coverage


1. Hindustan Times :
School principal in Sriganganar district stemps student dropout with uniform donation. Students who are passing out are asked to donate uniforms  to poor juniors.

2. The Times of India :
Centre to fund Rajasthan Anganwadis. 60,000 Anganwadi centres in the State are getting the classroom settings.

3. The Times of India :
Full length mirrors to be installed in government schools to promote cleanliness.

4. Dainik Bhaskar :
With decrease in the weight of school bags, smile is set to return to the faces of kids. According to a new circular of CBSE, students can spend their entire day wearing the sports uniform.

Child Rights

5. The Times of India :
Huge disparity between male and female infant mortality rate in Rajasthan. Mortality rate for females is 49 per 1,000 live births.

6. The Times of India :
When dad is always mad, and mom too. With work-life stress on the rise, parents are increasingly venting their rage on their children.

7. DNA :
How Rajasthan's cradle scheme saved lives of 14 girls in a year. Crades have been placed in 65 hospitals across the state.

8. Dainik Navjyoti :
Issue of lesser number of child labourers being released under the 'Muskaan-2' operation. Order was issued a day before the campaign was launched and coordination between different departments was disturbed.

Women's Reproductive Health

9. DNA :
SHG produces State's first low cost sanitary napkin for rural women. Initiative taken by SHG group in Nagaur district.

10. DNA :
23-year-old girl files FIR against stalker for repeated rape. Accused raped her and threatened to make her video viral.


11. Dainik Bhaskar :
3,500 patiens in a day in Jaipuria Hospital. OPD timings extended, but medical investigations not carried out. Capial in the grip of dengue and chikungunya.

Saturday, 17 September 2016

September 16, 2016 Coverage


1. Daily News :
Smart education starts in Pali. Project Utkarsh launched in 121 schools of the district.

2. Daily News :
Uniform distributed to 60 children of Anganwadi centres in Mandanmohan Ji Mandir area under Nahargarh police station in Jaipur

Child Rights

3. Hindustan Times :
BSF personnel posted in the border areas allowed to keep their families with them. “Bridge the Gap” article discusses challenges of working away from spouse and children.

4. Rajasthan Patrika / Dainik Navjyoti :
Teacher who raped a student and got her pregnancy aborted punished with life imprisonment in Bhilwara.

5. Rajasthan Patrika :
Two young and innocent sisters lose their way to home while playing. Police sends them to children's home, father reaches police station looking for them.

Women's Reproductive Rights

6. Rajasthan Patrika :
After her in-laws put pressure on her to go for abortion, woman reaches police and lodges complaint against husband and in-laws in Hindon. An illegal sex determination test had confirmed that the child in womb was a girl.

Women's Rights

7. Hindustan Times :
Women now outnumber men in rural job scheme workforce. MGNREGA had less than 20% women in the initial years

Friday, 16 September 2016

September 15, 2016 Coverage


1. Hindustan Times:
State transforms Anganwadis into pre-school learning centres.

2. Rajasthan Patrika:
State Human Rights Commission remarks: State government does not seem to be interested in ensuring quality of education. Send the matter to Chief Secretary while asking about plan of action for schools.

Child Rights

3. DNA:
Minor girl abducted from field, gang-raped.

4. DNA:
Three girls drown in Ritlaye river, families suspect foul play.

5. Daily News:
When will the mindset of the society change? Issue analysed in the context of a woman allegedly killing her own daughter recently.

6. Dainik Navjyoti:
CBSE issues advisory, no school bag for students of first and second classes.

7. Rajasthan Patrika:
Our daughters like Malala. Girls progressing fast in education in Rajasthan.

Women's rights

8. Daily News: 
MOU signed between Rajasthan Government and U.N. Women for launching a drive for women's empowerment.

9. Dainik Bhaskar:
Construction demolished despite stay order of the court, women and children thrashed, action taken in the presence of Sanganer Sub-Divisional Magistrate.


10. Daily News / Rajasthan Patrika:
Three girls, who were sisters, die in Gangapur City after eating Biryani during Eid-ul-Zuha festivities..

11. Daily News:
Harassed by the system, children suffering from cancer forced to run from pillar to post at Jaykaylon Hospital in Jaipur.

12. Rajasthan Patrika:
Muslim brother and sister in Bhopal donate their scholarship for construction of toilet in school. Unique initiative for sanitation.

September 14, 2016 Coverage

Child rights

1. Hindustan Times:
Girl power lights up Bidhiya village in Etah district. Power was supplied after a girl complained to PMO.

2. The Times of India/DNA:
Kingpin of sex racket held in Bengal, brought to Jodhpur / Cops bust sex racket, arrest kingpin for trafficking girls from Bangladesh.

3. DNA:
Lack of toilets keeping girls out of school, appalling condition in government schools.

4. Daily News:
Gang-rape of minor girl in Bhadra, case registered agaisnt three persons.

5. Rajasthan Patrika:
Innocent children to be saved of heavy school bags. CBSE decides that the students of first and second classes will not get homework.

6. Rajasthan Patrika:
Seven of the 16 juvenile delinquents, who had escaped from children's home in Jaipur, arrested.

Women's reproductive health

7. Hindustan Times / DNA / The Times of India / Dainik Bhaskar:
Gujarat doctor, agent arrested for conducting sex determination tests. Women take help of touts to go to Guajrat for undergoing tests.

8. Daily News:
Tension over death of a woman and her newborn baby at Community Health Centre at Nadbai in Bharatpur district following allegations of doctors' negligence.

9. Rajasthan Patrika:
Woman gives birth to child at Sindhi Camp bus stand in Jaipur.

10. Rajasthan Patrika:
Pregnant woman writhing in pain for a long time near Sarada in Udaipur district. She was later referred to Udaipur.

Women's rights

11. Daily News / Dainik Navjyoti:
50 women honoured by “Naya Savera” organization for their achievements in different fields

12. DNA (After Hours):
Jaipur women pack a punch

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

September 13, 2016 Coverage


1. Hindustan Times :
Government pushes for better educational infrastructure. Scheme will help improve research infrastructure, mentoring in IIMs, IITs, north-east and hills states.

2. Daily News :
Union Cabinet sanctions Rs. 22,660 crores for taking new initiatives in higher and technical education. A Higher Education Agency will also be established with the government's investment of Rs. 1,000 crores.

Child Rights

3. DNA
50-year-old man rapes minor, tries to kill self. Accused was lying in a scantily clad condition at his home, but he fled and was later nabbed from near the railway track.

4. Dainik Bhaskar
International sex racket busted. Kidnappers of minor child turn out to be human traffickers, who supplied girls brought from Bangladesh.

5. Dainik Navjyoti
Volunteers of a non-government organization explain about good touch and bad touch to children.

6. Rajasthan Patrika
Rajasthan occupies third position in crimes by juvenile delinquents, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report of 2015.

7. Rajasthan Patrika
Weight of school bags may cause diseases among children and leave them crippled, according to a survey of 3,000 children in 20 cities, in which 80 per cent of children were found ill.

Women's Reproductive Health

8. DNA :
73 per cent girls are not sensitised on menstruation, leading to compromising on the health of girls, finds a study conducted by Jaipur-based Institute of Development Studies.

9. Daily News / Rajasthan Patrika
Doctor and tout arrested while conducting foetal sex determination test. PCPNDT teams of Jaipur and Barmer take action at Veesnagar in Gujarat.

Women's Rights

10. Rajasthan Patrika
Jaipur Central Jail administration inculcating skills among 145 women prisoners to make their self-reliant by connecting with 15 voluntary organizations.

1. Hindustan Times
2. Daily News
3. DNA
4. Dainik Bhaskar
5. Dainik Navjyoti
6. Rajasthan Patrika
7. Rajasthan Patrika
8. DNA
9-1. Daily News
9-2. Rajasthan Patrika
10. Rajasthan Patrika