Tag Archives Child Rights and You

#EmployeeExperiences: Rescuing children from trafficking and helping restore childhoods Child trafficking continues to be rampant in India with children being moved from state to state within days, sometimes even hours. Rapid action and swift coordination between authorities can help prevent such incidents and ensure children are repatriated to their families. Here Ashim Ghosh, AGM- Development Support CRY (East-working for Assam…

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From Canada to CRY, working for community development  With this article, we kickstart a new series of interviews and testimonials from our dedicated CRY interns and volunteers. Volunteering is at the very heart of CRY which was born with Rs. 50 and 7 friends sitting around a dining table wanting to do something. Over the years, as we work to…

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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Local NGO Gramya Vikas Manch (GVM) has been working with children in Nalbari district, Assam since its inception. A grassroots organization which focuses on awareness-building and community mobilisation, GVM works to ensure every child and family is granted their rights. CRY partners with GVM in 18 villages under Barbhag and Pub Nalbari development Block of the Nalbari district. One of…

Put Children First! THE CHILD RIGHTS MANIFESTO  16th General Elections 2014 Child Rights and You (CRY) call on all political parties to become campaigner of rights of all children in India. India, with about 430 million children, has the world’s largest child population with every sixth child in the world today referring to India as ‘home’. Although children constitute over…

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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…

Representatives of Corporate India gathered on March 7, 2012 to learn, share and discuss how Corporate Responsibility is a key contributor in bringing about social change at the CRY Corporate Social Responsibility Summit. The event brought together key international figures in CSR as well as stalwarts of CSR in India who discussed how the magnitude of human rights issues in…

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