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From Streets to Your Screens: Vicky Roy Points A Lens on #TheInvisibles

From Streets to Your Screens: Vicky Roy Points A Lens on #TheInvisibles

For 8 year old Nayan* (name changed), the footpath he sleeps is the only home he has ever known. 10 year old Preeti is scared of the night since it brings with it brawls and lurking men and predators. But such is Life on the Streets for the 2 million children surviving it. They are out there in the open, yet #TheInvisibles.
 

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For 2MN Children on Streets, Young India feels Sympathetic, but Helpless: #TheInvisibles Survey

Save the Children and Youth Ki Awaaz map Young India's perception on awareness, attitude & action on the needs of street connected children. Over 33 per cent youth who participated in a nationwide survey conducted by Save the Children (Bal Raksha Bharat), a leading child rights organisation and Youth ki Awaaz (YKA), an online community for the youth, felt sad and sympathetic on seeing children begging on the streets, but have no idea how to help them.

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Coronavirus Crisis: Save the Children and ITC Collaborate to Provide Fresh Milk to Kolkata Children

Coronavirus Crisis: Save the Children and ITC Collaborate to Provide Fresh Milk to Kolkata Children

Children living in the slums of Park Circus and Brace Bridge areas of Kolkata were in for a pleasant surprise when a vehicle loaded with milk packets reached their area on Monday. In these desperate times, when a lot of parents are struggling to provide nutritious food to their children, ITC and Save the Children have collaborated to offer fresh, Vitamin-A fortified milk to children in Kolkata slums and orphanages. On Monday, 520 children were provided milk.

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लॉकडाउन के दौरान बॉलीवुड 'सेव द चिल्ड्रन' के साथ सुना रहा है बच्चों की कहानियां

लॉकडाउन के दौरान बॉलीवुड 'सेव द चिल्ड्रन' के साथ सुना रहा है बच्चों की कहानियां

लॉकडाउन की वजह से सीमाओं में रहने को विवश दुनिया खुद को उसके अनुरूप ढाल रही है। इसी के साथ ही बच्चों के लिए बेशुमार नई सामग्री उपलब्ध हुई है। साइबर संसार बच्चों को व्यस्त रखने के रचनात्मक तरीकों से सराबोर है। इस बीच ऑनलाइन सांस्कृतिक दौड़ एक अन्य, कम संभावित लक्ष्य की ओर मुड़ गई है, जो है: बच्चों की सीधी-सरल कहानियां।

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Child Rights Alliance Appeals to PMO for the Well-being of Marginalised Children

Child Rights Alliance Appeals to PMO for the Well-being of Marginalised Children

New Delhi. April, 02, 2020: With India under a 21-day lockdown (till 14 April, 2020) to prevent and control any community outbreak of COVID-19, Joining Forces For Children – India- an alliance of six leading child development organizations (ChildFund India, Plan India, Save the Children India, SOS Children’s Villages of India, Terre des hommes and World Vision India), areappreciative of the government’s decisionand are concerned about the negative impact to children’s rights.  The alliance remains fully committed to extend its support to the Government of India in this time of national crisis and to serve the best interests of children, who constitute 39% of the population, facingmulti-dimensional risks in the present scenario.

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