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Delhi Government and Raahgiri Day Patronize the #LightUpHerLife Campaign

Delhi Government and Raahgiri Day Patronize the #LightUpHerLife Campaign

Delhi Government has come forward to endorse Save the Children’s ongoing #LightUpHerLife Campaign, which is also the theme Raahgiri Day #StreetsforAll —an initiative to reclaim the city’s streets for people, has embraced. This convergence is in solidarity with a common ask and a commitment from the government to have basic infrastructure contributing to make the city safer for its girls and women through the ‘Mukhyamantri Street Light Yojana’.

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Save the Children Launches Pneumonia Report for 5 High-burden States

Save the Children Launches Pneumonia Report for 5 High-burden States

A Learning and Experience sharing meet on pneumonia and post-natal care was organized by Save the Children's Health & Nutrition team on November 26 in Delhi. The meeting was inaugurated by Dr Ajay Khera (Commissioner - Maternal & Child Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GoI), Dr Sachin Gupta (Senior Advisor, USAID) and our Director – Programs & Policy, Anindit Roy Chaudhary. This event was organized to share learnings coming out of the two research studies conducted by Save the Children: i) An in-depth assessment of the factors affecting Pneumonia management in the five high burden states of India ii) An implementation research conducted in Odisha for improving the coverage and quality of post-natal care services.

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Three Girl Champions from Save the Children among Prestigious UN Volunteer Award Winners

Three Girl Champions from Save the Children among Prestigious UN Volunteer Award Winners

Recognizing the efforts made by young champions to drive social change, Girl Champions from Save the Children - Rumi Kumari from Jharkhand, Nitu Kumari from Bihar and Jhulima Mallick from Odisha, were among 10 winners of the prestigious V-Awards India 2019, an initiative of UN Volunteers India. Supported by UNICEF, Mash Project, Bhumi, iVolunteer, ComMunity – The Youth Collective, Pravah, and VSO India, V-Awards celebrates young achievers in the field of volunteering, recognizing and rewarding young volunteers who work tirelessly to address social and development issues. 
 

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 'New Horizons Project' Endorses Girl Safety Messages

'New Horizons Project' Endorses Girl Safety Messages

Endorsing the role of livelihood and social security schemes in ensuring girls safety, Save the Children’s 'New Horizons' project organised a pompous event for community engagement in the rural and urban areas of North 24 Paraganas district of West Bengal. The rural campaign was organised by the youth leaders in Sandeshkhali block on 24 November, while the urban campaign was organised in Kamarhati ​area of the same district on on 17 November. 
 

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Spotlight on Street Children Provided by Save the Children’s Study across 10 Cities

Spotlight on Street Children Provided by Save the Children’s Study across 10 Cities

Nearly 83.7% children working on the street slept on the same site, followed by children whose families lived on the streets (72.1%) and children living on the street (41.4%), revealed ‘Spotlight on Invisibles’, revealed a mapping study by Save the Children, an independent child rights organisation. At the state level, West Bengal had the highest number of children (97.1%) sleeping in the place of their work, whereas, in Delhi the place of sleep kept changing with only 29.1% sleeping at the same place.

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