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A New Life for Children Involved in Cotton Farming in Madhya Pradesh

A New Life for Children Involved in Cotton Farming in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh, which produces the largest percentage of cotton in India, is also unfortunately a hothouse of forced and child labour exploitation. In areas where there are severe economic and social inequalities, forced labour thrives, as suppliers target the areas with weak law enforcements and the demand for cheap labour is high.
 

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Tackling High Incidence of Child Marriage in Three States of India

Tackling High Incidence of Child Marriage in Three States of India

Marriage No Child’s Play - Project ANANYA is Save the Children’s flagship project to reduce child marriage and improve the sexual and reproductive health status of girls and young women and advance their rights in this direction. Through this project, we are driving holistic change at grassroot level to tackle the high incidence of child marriage. The programme has a five-year run - 2016 to 2020 - and also seeks to empower girls with financial literacy and economic opportunities.

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Ahead of Children’s Day, We Celebrate Our Dear Departed Founding CEO, Thomas Chandy

Ahead of Children’s Day, We Celebrate Our Dear Departed Founding CEO, Thomas Chandy

It is with deep regret and sadness that we share the news of the untimely passing away of Thomas Chandy, our former, founding CEO. Thomas has left behind his legacy of smiles on every life he touched, a man who lived life with great passion, a man who was dedicated to doing whatever it takes for children. His passion and commitment for children will continue to guide us in all our efforts. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time. Rest in Peace Thomas.

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A 21st Century Partnership to Tap the Potential of Young India

A 21st Century Partnership to Tap the Potential of Young India

India has a large population of young people. The present-day young generation is aware and demonstrates engaged citizenship. They are opinionated on issues which matter and have unlimited potential for progress. Save the Children, UNICEF and Generation Unlimited India have teamed up with various organizations to launch a catalytic partnership, ‘YuWaah’ for tapping this potential.

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Media Coverage of Save the Children's Statement on the Setting up of More Anti-Trafficking Units

Media Coverage of Save the Children's Statement on the Setting up of More Anti-Trafficking Units

Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani had on Saturday said that anti-human trafficking units would be established in all districts and women help desks set up in police stations across the country using the Nirbhaya fund. In its reaction, 'Save the Children' said, "It would be beneficial if the fund could also strengthen the special juvenile police unit and put in place Child Welfare Office as envisaged in Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) of Children Act, 2015."

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