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Government of India recently approved and adopted the National Policy of Children (NPC) 2013. Looking at the need to expand the scope of The National Policy of Children 1974, the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD) prepared the Draft National Policy for Children 2012 and invited comments from public in August 2012. Thereafter after receiving comments, on 26th April 2013, the NPC…

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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…

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A bunch of new CRY employees visited the KMAGVS project,Latur in August. We learnt about the innovative ways of the KMAGVS to bring about development and create an environment that is enriching and positive. We also interacted with the children of that region and the representatives of the Kalapandhari Magaswargiya and Adiwasi Gramin Vikas Sanstha.(KMAGVS) The CRY team visited 3…

Children’s education is a major chunk of household expense…and most Indians can’t afford private school fees. All this when education is a RIGHT – an entitlement.The new Right to Education Act seeks to achieve just this…Perfect? Not really. Half of India’s children are left out of the Act…And it is not backed by enough funds. Now, if only the government…

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