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Novel Coronavirus: Answers to Some Frequently Asked Questions by our Supporters

Novel Coronavirus: Answers to Some Frequently Asked Questions by our Supporters

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions Save the Children supporters might have regarding Novel Corona Virus.

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How to Talk to Children about Novel Coronavirus

How to Talk to Children about Novel Coronavirus

You’re not alone. As the world’s leading experts on childhood, we’re providing parents,
schools and communities with tools and tips you can trust about Novel Coronavirus
and kids. In these times of crisis, especially with extended schools closures and social distancing, children are likely to worry about themselves, their families and friends. Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping children make sense of what they hear and help them deal with the anxiety.
 

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Interstate Convergence Meet On Right To Education Of Migrant Children held in West Bengal

Interstate Convergence Meet On Right To Education Of Migrant Children held in West Bengal

Over the years, Save the Children has been working for the children and their families that work and reside in the brick kilns. We work towards providing education support to the children of migrant families. Studies show that many families, along with their children from neighboring states of Jharkhand and Bihar seasonally migrate to West Bengal in search of work at brick kilns of the state. Working at these places is not easy as the working conditions are hazardous. Children who migrate with their families are also engaged for long hours in dangerous situations, along with limited access to schools. Often schools, too, face a lot of issues when it comes to accommodating these children because there are differences in language and curriculum, lack of Hindi speaking teachers, and unavailability of Hindi textbooks in schools. 

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Official Launch of 'Safety Clubs' Organized in Hyderabad

Official Launch of 'Safety Clubs' Organized in Hyderabad

Ringing in International Women’s Day 2020 a bit late but with conviction, the Department Of Women Safety of Telangana Police in collaboration with Save the Children launched a novel Volunteering Programme – ‘Safety Clubs’ for girls and women across colleges in Telangana. The launch event was organized in Hyderabad yesterday, and in attendance were over 1200 college principals/heads all gathered together to launch the unique volunteering programme across the state of Telangana.

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‘Safety Club’ Volunteering Programme Kickstarts in Telangana

‘Safety Club’ Volunteering Programme Kickstarts in Telangana

As part of our newly-launched volunteering-based ‘Safety Club’ initiative for girls and women, a student orientation programme was organized last week at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in Hyderabad. Around 250 students from various colleges in the state attended the programme. This programme will ensure the establishment of a well-informed ‘Safety Club’ in each college that will help create awareness on various safety issues within colleges as well as in the surroundings. They will bridge the gap between the youth in need of support and civic and law enforcement agencies. 

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