BLOGS

Juvenile Justice Act 2015: What You Need to Know About The New Law

The newly amended Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act of 2015 came into force on 15th January, 2015. Experts have called it a tragedy and a travesty in the face of child rights and child protection. The decision to exact severe, retributive punishments from a child in conflict with the law is a...

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Aarambh in the Year 2015

At Aarambh, everyday is a new beginning. Everyday has its problems, conflicts and discords. At the same time, everyday, we arrive at solutions, resolutions and harmony. 2015 was a journey from the former to the latter. It is the process and rhythm of our initiative. And then one day every year, we pause. We look...

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The Catalog Year-End Digest: Philosophy & Safety

Season’s Greetings 2015 has not been a kind year for children. Almost everyday we were faced with instances of violence and abuse in which the youngest and most vulnerable were directly and indirectly in the line of fire. Shootouts in schools. Sexual Abuse in places of education & worship, in homes & neighborhoods. A hardening...

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From Cambodia to India: The Sinister Orphanage Tourism

Travelling sex offenders are resorting to orphanage tourism to get easy access to children. Children’s Homes and Child Protection Systems in India need to keep their eyes open and policies straight, writes Prof. (Dr.) Pravin Patkar. “Safety and security don’t just happen; they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our...

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