Parents use foster care to jump long adoption queue. Provision of foster care was made in Juvenile Justice Act, 2015.
2. Dainik Bhaskar / Rajasthan Patrika
Tributes paid to martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti in Jaipur. New year begins with pledge for de-addiction and saving the girl child. Former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot administers the pledge.
3. Dainik Bhaskar
81.5 per cent achievement made in immunization in Rajasthan. 100 per cent achievement is likely by the financial year-end.
4. Hindustan Times
Mobile phones ring in gender equality message. Villagers in Bundi call toll-free number to hear stories on awareness about child marriage and violence.
5. Hindustan Times
Rajasthan's sex ratio at birth rises by 40 per cent. Activist links it to crackdown on foetus sex determination tests.
6. Hindustan Times
Union Health Ministry's scheme gives new lease of life to a girl whose hands got stuck to her body after a fire accident.
7. Rajasthan Patrika
Doctors' negligence puts the life of a girl in Delhi under threat. She was given medicine for tuberculosis, while she was suffering from blood cancer.
8. Dainik Bhaskar(Kota)
Educate girls and end the practice of feats on deaths, says Labour Minister Jaswant Yadav.