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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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Save the Children Takes part in the National Consultation Held by Niti Aayog

Save the Children Takes part in the National Consultation Held by Niti Aayog

One-fifth of the global population of children (that is human beings under 18 years of age) live in India, so it is extremely important for us to prioritize the rights children here so that the world is able to achieve SDGs. Working on these lines, India will present its second Voluntary National Review (VNR) Report on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the UN- High-Level Political Forum 2020. NITI Ayog is coordinating the preparation of this report. In the process of preparing the report, children were identified as an important vulnerable group under Niti Aayog’s initiative of LNOB (Leave No One Behind), and consequently, a National Consultation was organized by focused child agencies to review the progress of SDGs directly. The idea to rope in the child-focused agencies was to analyze as to how children can be prioritized under LNOB initiative. 

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‘Safety Club’ - A Novel Volunteering Programme to Ensure Better Safety for Girls and Women

‘Safety Club’ - A Novel Volunteering Programme to Ensure Better Safety for Girls and Women

Save the Children is constituting Safety Clubs in colleges of Telangana to cater to children, girls, and women. This pilot project of the state will rest on the collaborative effort of the citizens and the police. The efforts of club volunteers will add more eyes and ears on the ground, thus promoting better Girl Safety.

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