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Standard Operating Procedure for protection and care of children in street situations launched: Business Standard Report

A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Care and Protection of Children in Street Situations for their rehabilitation and safeguarding was released by Minister for Women & Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in New Delhi today. CPCR collaborated with the Civil Society Organization (CSO), Save the Children to develop this much needed strategy for street children.

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Around 50,000 street children in Delhi to get Aadhaar card in 6 months: The Economic Times

The apex body for child rights - National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) in collaboration with the NGO, Save the Children, today launched the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in the presence of Bollywood actress Dia Mirza, who is also an Ambassador of the NGO.

 

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Aadhaar cards for street children: The Indian Express

The Ministry of Women and Child Development is set to link all street children with Aadhaar cards and open bank accounts for them under Jan Dhan Yojana. Ministry officials said Aadhaar cards and bank accounts are meant to help children living on the streets get access to loans, insurance schemes and other government benefits. The WCD Ministry released the Standard Operating Procedure for street children Tuesday, a document prepared by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and the civil society organisation, Save the Children.

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Have to Give Street Children in India Access to Education says Dia Mirza - News18 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.

Dia, the Artist Ambassador for Save the Children - an NGO and child rights organisation, 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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Girls less likely to realise full potential says Save the Children - New Indian Express story

Girls in India are less likely to realise their full potential as compared to those in neighbouring countries like Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka, according to "The Girls' Opportunity Index", which is part of a new study conducted by a rights body. The index prepared by the NGO Save the Children ranks India at 90, two spots below Pakistan, which is placed at 88, five points below Nepal at 85 and 10 points below Bhutan at 80.

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