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Dia Mirza on bettering the lives of street children: Femina story

Actor-producer Dia Mirza is on a mission to make the lives of marginalised children in the country better. As the ambassador of Save the Children, she was in Delhi recently, to spread awareness about the importance of hygiene and proper sanitation in slum areas.

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India has to get her children off streets, says Dia Mirza: The Indian Express story

India has to get her children off the streets and need to give them access to education and an identity, actress-producer Dia Mirza says.She is the Artist Ambassador for Save the Children. She attended the launch of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Care and Protection of Children in Street Situations.

A survey conducted in 2016 by Save the Children in Lucknow, Mughalsarai, Kolkata-Howrah, Patna and Hyderabad enumerated 84,563 children living on the streets.
 
 

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Hygiene is life-altering, Dia Mirza tells students: The Hindu story

Dia Mirza, is the artiste ambassador for Save The Children — an NGO promoting children’s rights — participated in an hour-long interaction with the students. She visited a primary school in south Delhi’s Nehru Nagar on Tuesday. Here she actor raised awareness about the importance of sanitation and hygiene.
 

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33,000 skip corporation schools after primary level – The Times of India story

Quoting the data provided by the chief secretary of Delhi, Justice Mukta Gupta,the Juvenile Justice Committee of the HC, said that around 33,744 children enrolled in municipal schools in the capital have dropped out after the primary level in the past two years.

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50,000 street children in Delhi to get Aadhaar card in 6 months - The Times of India story

Around 50,000 street children in the city will get their Aadhaar card in the next six months.
An NGO, a postman or a certified insurance agent will help a child in getting an Aadhaar card to enable them to take admission in schools and access government health services.

 

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