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Top Child Development NGO in India

Many non-profit organisations are working on issues pertaining to children. But by carving a niche for itself, Save the Children has by far emerged as one of the most committed and leading independent child rights non-profit organisation. As of December 2017, they were working in 19 states of India. It started in 2008 in India, and is registered as ‘Bal Raksha Bharat’. Till date, they have changed the lives of more than 10 million (1 crore) children. Last year, they reached 22.7 lakh children in need.

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Child Sex Ratio in India- Progress and the Way Forward

Child Sex Ratio (CSR) has significantly declined with 918 girls per 1000 boys in the age group of 0-6 years as per the Census, 2011. CSR has declined in 429 districts out of 640 districts. This is two-thirds of the country. 244 districts were below the national average of 918.

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Are Child Rights Enough for Children in India Today?

Globally millions of children are subjected to various forms of exploitation, abuse, and harm. They don’t get a fair chance to go to school. They are abandoned or left on the streets to provide for themselves. They are denied access to the basic necessities of life including food, clothing, and shelter.

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Five Easiest Ways to Donate to Charities that Make a Significant Impact

If you wish to donate to a cause, you must first find an issue that draws you in. Once you are done with that, you must thoroughly research about the organisations that are working on those lines. After deciding the organisation, you must check the ratings, reviews, and critique of the work that organisation is doing. The idea is to ensure that your contribution is put to right use and actually goes a long way in benefitting those in need.

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Progressing Towards a Gender-equal Society

Sex ratio is defind as number of females per 1000 males. It helps in finding out the population of women in India and the ratio of women to that of men. India is a predominantly patriarchal society and the major reason for a bad sex ratio is gender discrimination. Even though the last decade has seen a huge change, but social evils like female foeticide, female infanticide, sex selective abortion, child marriages, rapes and domestic violence still prevail in our society.

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