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A breakthrough initiative to make Delhi schools safer for children

A breakthrough initiative to make Delhi schools safer for children

South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has joined hands with Save the Children to set up task forces for mapping and dealing with everyday potential hazards children studying in the schools run by it. These hazards range from earthquakes to exposed electrical wiring, from floods to slippery stairs.  
 

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CLPRA poses new challenges to keep children in school and out of labour, says Save the Children

The passing of the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill yesterday poses new challenges to keep children in school and out of labour. The amended Bill makes employment of children below 14 years a cognizable offence for employers. It defines children between 14-18 years as adolescents and lays down that they should not be employed in any hazardous occupations and processes. It also provides for enhanced punishment for violators.

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Save the Children’s Standard Operating Procedure on street children wins approval from NCPCR

Save the Children’s Standard Operating Procedure on street children wins approval from NCPCR

In yet another milestone achieved through Save the Children's advocacy efforts for changing children’s lives, the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for street children developed by us has been accepted and approved by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). This approval comes after several rounds of discussions and debate with the apex government organisation on child rights in India.

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Provide wide-ranging, child-centric relief to drought-affected people: SC to Centre

In a historic verdict, the Supreme Court ordered the government to provide wide-ranging relief for the drought affected people in 12 states of the country and to implement the National Food Security Act in all states.
 

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Swachh Bharat: What India’s missing toilets are costing the nation

As per the findings of the report: ‘Forgotten voices: The world of urban children in India’ jointly produced by PwC India and Save the Children India, sanitation is one of the chief causes of poor health in Indian children.
 

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