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International World Day against Child Labour celebrated across Patna

Save the Children as an initiative towards “Child Labour Free Bihar” in association with Campaign against Child Labour (CACL) Bihar and Koshish Charitable Trust organized showcasing of thematic street play and interaction of children from slums with media representatives and other distinguished guests.
To mark commemoration of “World Day against Child Labour” children from urban slums of Patna developed a street play on the issue of child labour. As pursuance towards awareness generation, from 12th to 15th June, this street play was showcased at 10 slums of urban Patna. It is estimated more than 1100 slum dwellers, including children witnessed these street plays.  
 

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Children Living In Street Situation Took Out a March to Demand Their Right to Identity

200 children and their parents living in street situations in different slums in Lucknow marched to bring focus to their plight and lack of identity through enrolment for Aadhar card. During the March the children demanded their Right to Identity and re-enrollment for their Aadhar cards. The March began from Sheroes Hangout to Marine Drive in Gomtinagar and children held placards with messages against Child labour.
 

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Reduced rate of child marriage improves India’s score in Save the Children’s index

Reduced rate of child marriage improves India’s score in Save the Children’s index

Nutrition, infant mortality and child labour remain as issues of grave concern

May 30, New Delhi: India has improved its ranking in Save the Children’s End of Childhood Index which ranks 175 countries with regards to where childhood is threatened as a result of poor health, malnutrition, exclusion from education, child labour, child marriage, early pregnancy and extreme violence. India’s reduced rate of child marriage has helped increase its score 14 points from 754 to 768 raising its ranking on the Index from 116 in 2017 to 113 this year. 

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Our flagship study report WINGS 2018 launched in Mumbai

Our flagship study report WINGS 2018 launched in Mumbai

Our mission to make public spaces safer for girls in India reached Mumbai with the grand launch of our flagship study report “WINGS 2018: Perceptions of girl’s safety in public spaces”. The Honourable Minister, Women and Child Welfare, Govt. of Maharashtra, Smt. Pankaja Munde was present at the launch.Two of our Child Champions, Ms Saleha Khan and Ms Manisha Kamble​e were also part of the event. The launch was followed by a high-level panel discussion where people from different sectors were part of the panel.

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Making Cities Child Friendly

A consultation on ways of making Delhi a Child Friendly City was organized on the 16th of May 2018 at IHC, Delhi under the larger banner of Master plan Delhi 2041. The consultation witnessed participation of more than 100 Govt. stakeholders from various departments of the NCT of Delhi and CSOs from Child Rights fraternity. 

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