Save the Children India
03/25/2017 at 08:34. Facebook
Another big achievement for Save the Children, five Banswara villages: Kamji Ka Kheda, Budha, Barbadia, Jaitpura and Pandiyapura have been declared child labour-free for the very first time. This is a very big accomplishment as all these villages situated in the district of southern Rajasthan have been known as the hub of child labour due to migration of families to neighboring Gujarat.

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Save the Children India
03/24/2017 at 10:01. Facebook
Life was hard on Sana, she had lost her mother when she was just few months old, then her father and older siblings almost abandoned her. Her aunt stepped in and decided to adopt her and care for her. The kind lady brought her to Mumbai after Sana’s father remarried.

Her aunt intended to enroll Sana in a school however, the school denied her admission, due to lack of proper documentation and...
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Save the Children India
03/24/2017 at 08:10. Facebook
What is the first thing you are asked for while taking your child to a school or hospital? An identity proof like a birth registration? Can you believe that over 2 million children of India have no recognized identity proof and a street is the only home they know? Do you think they are recognized or acknowledged? They can’t access education or basic healthcare because they don’t have that one...
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Dia Mirza Talking about Our Path-breaking Win for Children Living in Street Situations

Dia Mirza, Save the Children’s Artist Ambassador attended the launch of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Care and Protection of Children in Street Sit...

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Save the Children India
03/23/2017 at 09:23. Facebook
Crown continues to swell at Save the Children's 'Child Friendly Space' stall at Bihar State Disaster Management Authority (BSDMA) pavilion. Children took pledge to make their contribution towards making Bihar a resilient state. A street play on child rights and DRR issue was also performed.
Save the Children India
03/22/2017 at 11:57. Facebook
On the occasion of Bihar Day, observed every year on March 22, Save the Children came up with a ‘Child Friendly Space’ stall at the events pavilion. The stall saw children participating in drawing, quiz and slogan writing. Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) was the theme. Besides conducting these activities, the stall also exhibited models of a safe boat, an unsafe boat and a flood shelter.
Save the Children India
03/22/2017 at 09:35. Facebook
Do you know that there are an estimated 312 million diarrhoeal episodes in India each year? Consumption of unsafe water is one of the prime cause of this as pointed out by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

On #WorldWaterDay, Save the children is more than ever determined to do whatever it takes to ensure that children get safe and clean drinking water. We have been working diligently in...
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The normalcy of the Kashmir Valley was badly impacted in the aftermath of the devastating floods of September 2014. A lot of schools in the area got destroyed and were converted into rubble. All this largely impacted school-going children, many of whom are so young that they can’t even understand how their school buildings became non-functional. Save the Children, with the support of the CSR...
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Our Child Champions from Punjab have been awarded the second prize for their animation film ‘Meri Pind Di Gallan’ (Naratives from my Village) at All India Short Film, Still Photography and Poster Competition, 2017. Jagbir Kaur, Child Champion of Bhaggu village in Bathinda and Jatin Mondar, Project Director, Punjab and Haryana State Programme Office received the award on behalf of 35 Child...
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We hope that the life of #EveryLastChild in India is filled with the colours of happiness. Wishing you a very #HappyHoli.
A great motivator for children, a powerful orator, an excelling student and a child rights crusader: 11 years old Ishwari from Nashik dons many hats. Through the awareness sessions she addresses in her village, Ishwari has motivated as many as 200 children, out of which 10 dropouts have joined back school. Know more about the little girl's amazing feats here: [ Savethechildren.in Link ]...
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Thomson Reuters Foundation News interviews our Youth Advocate and #NariShaktiPuruskar awardee Anoyara Khatun. Anoyara explains how she works with a network of Save the Children's Children's Groups to curtail high incidence of child trafficking in the villages of West Bengal. Read and share. #GirlChampions #BeBoldForChange #IWD2017
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In a moment of glory and pride for us and for girls and women across India, our Youth Advocate Anoyara Khatun receives the prestigious ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’ today on #InternationalWomensDay2017. She was given the award by the Hon'ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at an event organized at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The award is given to eminent women and institutions in recognition...
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Our Youth Advocate Anoyara Khatun has been championing the cause of children, especially girls, all along. Today on #WomensDay2017, watch her message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She urges him to ensure that the country must respect the choice of the girl child and empower them to take the right decisions. . #BetiBachaoBetiPadhao #GirlChampions #BeBoldForChange #IWD2017 #EveryLastGirl
Do watch and share. Our Youth Advocate Anoyara Khatun is among the Nari Shakti Awardees. #WomensDay2017 #IWD2017 #WeAreEqual #BeBoldForChange
We wish you a very happy International Women's Day. Let's resolve today to give a chance at a bright future to #EveryLastGirl in India so that they go on to become empowered women of tomorrow. #GirlChampsions #BeBoldForChange #IWD2017 #WomensDay2017
Rinki from Bihar got married when she hadn't even finished 10th class. But she was determined that she will not go to her husband's home till the time she completes her graduation. Watch Rinku narrate her story in which she talks about her struggles and dreams. #GirlChampions #BeBoldForChange #InternationalWomensDay #IWD2017
Imagine the plight of a child who has to clean houses at the young age of 9. Living in the slums of Delhi’s Jangpura area, Nisha had no idea what a school was. Her parents, migrants from an Uttar Pradesh village, were illiterate and didn’t have the requisite knowledge and wherewithal to send her to school. But Nisha now studies in an English medium school in South Delhi!

Last year, Nisha...
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Ranju Kumari from Gaya, Bihar was about to get married at the age of 15. But she wanted to continue with her education. Watch Ranju explain how Save the Children's Child Protection Committee in her village empowered her to stand up for her rights and demand a childhood where she can learn and thrive and not get exploited. #GirlChampions #BeBoldForChange #IWD2017 #WomensDay