Child-rights activists cheer as parliamentary panel blocks move to prosecute juveniles as adults

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“We are very encouraged with the report of the Parliamentary Standing Committee. It has taken a firm and decisive stand against the Ministry of Woman and Child Development’s proposal to transfer children to the adult court system. It made it a point to highlight that such a move on part of the government, would go against its constitutional and international obligations.” – Nicole Rangel Menezes , Director, Leher & Member, ProChild Network.

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