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Statement of Intent with NITI Aayog

Statement of Intent with NITI Aayog

Save the Children India has signed a SoI (Statement of Intent) with NITI Aayog on March 29th to contribute towards aspirational districts across three states (Bihar, Jharkhand, and Odisha) to improve indicators on early childhood care and education and health & nutrition. The SoI was signed by NITI Aayog’s DDG (Eval.) Rakesh Ranjan, and Save the Children’s CEO Bidisha Pillai in the presence of NITI Aayog’s CEO Shri Amitabh Kant.
 
The partnership is of two years. We believe that with this collaboration we will be able to reach the last mile in the selected aspirational districts with a focus on early and right start that children need for better outcomes on health and education indicators that are under monitoring at the District level.

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Advocating for a National Policy at Integrating Different Kinds of Learning

Advocating for a National Policy at Integrating Different Kinds of Learning

Save the Children participated in the 'National Conference on Social and Emotional Learning' in Nagpur on 2nd March 2019. The conference witnessed participation from organisations like UNICEFUNESCO New Delhi OfficeTata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Dalai Lama Centre for Ethics, and more.

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PwC India Foundation and Save the Children Host a Roundtable on Child Rights

PwC India Foundation and Save the Children Host a Roundtable on Child Rights

Bengaluru, 19 February 2019:  Save the Children along with PwC India Foundation, today organised a roundtable on Creating Transformational Business Partnerships for Child Rights. CSR heads of leading Electronics, IT, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Financial organisations attended the meet. Bidisha Pillai, CEO, Save the Children was also present at the event.

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Children's interface with political leaders held in Ranchi

Children's interface with political leaders held in Ranchi

The Jharkhand State Commission for Protection of Child Rights in collaboration with Save the Children's Jharkhand State Programme Office had organised an interface of children with prominent political party leaders of the state to share their view about the dream Jharkhand and India that they want. #Vote4children

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Protection of Children Missed out in Union Budget 2019 says Save the Children

While the Union Budget 2019 has brought with it many futuristic visions of building digital India, an opportunity to do more for children, especially in terms of their protection from violence has been missed out yet again. While data indicates an increase in cases of violence against children, with the last National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report (2016) indicating over 100,000 cases of crime against children reported, documenting an increase of 14 percent since 2015, low public funding has left child protection mechanisms weak and cases highly under-reported.

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