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CRY Volunteers in Bangalore add weight to the fight against malnutrition Volunteers at CRY play a critical role in spreading awareness on children’s issues and also taking action to ensure children’s rights are respected in the society around them through participation in Public Action Groups (PAG). Read on to see how a group of determined volunteers in Bangalore came together…

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Children are compelled or they choose to run away from their home / secured living spaces to escape the environment of abuse, neglect, extreme poverty. Often very small children lose their way and are never able to find their way back home. In fact with the time they lost absolute links with their families. The places where children land up…

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Lack of Girl Child’s Education and violation of their fundamental rights, detrimental to equitable growth in India As the world gears up to celebrate the second International Day of the Girl Child on Oct 11th, 2013 with focus on innovation for girl’s education, India is still struggling to provide basic rights to its girl child, points out leading child rights…

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About two weeks back I saw these kids near Vashi Bus Depot in Navi Mumbai. They were selling balloons in front of a very famous restaurant.  When I asked them whether I could take their picture with what they were selling, they readily and enthusiastically agreed. I took their picture and showed them. Instantly one of them instructed rest of…

Sixty years of independence, growing literacy rates, splurging economies... But is it really a golden era for the Indian child?Streets of Delhi are still full with abundant child beggars, who are used as pawns by merciless people to gain easy money. Come a traffic signal, and 10s of kids jump up on the car windows to sell magazines and pirated…

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