Friday, 7 October 2016

October 6, 2016 Coverage

Child rights

1. DNA
Delhi-based NGO Goonj to distribute belongings to underprivileged children. Drive focuses on collecting reusable material.

2. Rajasthan Patrika
National survey reveals that a greater number of boys are getting married at a younger age in comparison with girls. Rajasthan, with 27.5 per cent of such marriages, shows the worst situation

Child health

3. Rajasthan Patrika
National Child Health Programme: 94,000 children in Rajasthan found sick.

Women's reproductive rights

4. Hindustan Times / Daily News
Ensure strict action against pre-natal sex determination, says the State Advisory Board under the PC-PNDT Act.

5. Daily News
Directions issued for Prime Minister's Safe Motherhood Campaign. Union government's Additional Health Secretary gives directions to State officers through video-conferncing.