Govt launches ReUnite App for tracing missing children | Current Affairs, Current Affairs 2018

Govt launches ReUnite App for tracing missing children

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Government has launched launched a mobile application called ReUnite which helps to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India.
The app was developed by Bachpan BachaoAndolan & Capgemini for developing this app. The app is multiuser where parents and citizens can upload pictures of children, and provide detailed description like name, birth mark, address, report to the police station, search and identify missing kids. The photographs will not be saved in the mobile phone’s physical memory. Amazon Rekognition, web facial recognition service, is being used to identify missing kids. The app is available for both Android and iOS.
BachpanBachaoAndolan, (BBA) is India’s largest movement for the protection of children and works along with law enforcement agencies and policymakers. BBA has played a very important role in formulation of several lawsfor protection of child’s rights. It began from the Nithari case in 2006 which finally culminated with the Supreme Court passing the landmark judgement in 2013 ordering that FIR has to be lodged in all cases of missing children.

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