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Indian government confers Child Champion Anoyara Khatun with ‘Nari- Shakti Puraskar’

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On 8 March (International Women’s Day) Anoyara Khatun -- one of Save the Children’s child champions -- was awarded the prestigious ‘NARI- SHAKTI PURASKAR’ (Women Power Award) by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Today, the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, met with her and other recipients of the award to greet and encourage them. The Prime Minister urged the awardees to help spread awareness about the various welfare schemes and initiatives of the Union Government.

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‘Meri Pind Di Gallan’: Work of our child right champions from Punjab wins award

‘Meri Pind Di Gallan’: Work of our child right champions from Punjab wins award

Our Child Champions from Punjab have been awarded the second prize for their animation film ‘Meri Pind Di Gallan’ (Naratives from my Village) at All India Short Film, Still Photography and Poster Competition, 2017. 

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Government releases policy framework for Street Children

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), in collaboration with Save the Children, released the “Standard Operating Procedures for Care and Protection of Children in Street Situations” at IHC, Delhi. The problems faced by children in the street are multi-dimensional and complex; hence there was a need to outline a detail intervention framework for care and protection of children living in street situation. 
 

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Save the Children's documentary film wins award

Save the Children's short documentary film 'Rhythm of Life' has been bestowed upon with Honorable Jury Mention in the 4th Noida International Film Festival. It was held on on 12th February, 2017. The film is shot in M-East ward of Shivaji Nagar, Govandi in Mumbai, the ward with the lowest social indicators out of the 24 municipal wards of Mumbai.

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Our Centre for Early Childhood Development and Research at Jamia Milia Islamia Enters Next Phase

Save the Children and Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) have signed Phase II of the Memorandum of Understanding to operate a Centre for Early Childhood Development and Research (CECDR) at the university. Our CEO Thomas Chandy and Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor of JMI signed the MoU. Bidisha Pillai, our Director of Programme and Policy Impact and Kamal Gaur, our Technical Advisor for Education were also present during the signing of MoU.

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