By

childrenindiafoundation2002
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is also known as MGNREGA. It was signed into law in 2005.  It is a labour legislation and social security provision in India that strives to ensure the ‘right to work.’ It aims to improve rural livelihood stability by offering at least 100 days of paid employment...
The fight for devadasi rights is an ongoing battle and one that should be fought. Devadasi dedication is a big problem we still face in India. Women and children from the Devadasi background are unfortunately forced into that line of horrific, degrading work and are forced to be sex workers. A practice deeply rooted in...
paralegal training children GOOD devadasi community
In an attempt to enable Devadasi communities to gain information on Indian child protection laws, a training programme for para-legal volunteers was organised by Children of India’s GOOD project at Vijayapura and Belagavi district in Karnataka. The training was held on the 10th, 17th and 24th December of 2021 for a total of 164 volunteers. The...
For generations, women have fought for equality and against oppression, and while some fights have been partially won – such as the right to vote and equal access to education – women continue to be disproportionately affected by all sorts of violence and discrimination in all aspects of life.  We often forget that these injustices...
Life skills are an important aspect of being able to meet the demands of everyday life in a continuously changing world. Education, the job, and our personal lives have all been affected by the significant changes that have occurred around the world over the years.  Young girls require new life skills, such as the ability...
Maintaining an open channel of communication between the people and the government is essential. Kishori Leaders belonging to the Devadasi community, who advocate for change and 31 duty bearers from Kugidi, Karnataka, including Taluk Legal Service Authority members, Anganwadi supervisors, ASHA workers, the Child Development Project Officer, and others, participated in a dialogue hosted by...
Though the Devadasi practice was outlawed nearly one hundred years ago, in 1924, it continues to exist in certain parts of the country due to continuous underreporting and its underground nature. The Devadasi system is the “offering” of girl children, after which they become sex workers.  The Devadasi Security Act of 1934 makes this practice...
Our project aims to address child labour in Jharkhand’s Mica-dependent areas, which are extremely remote and vulnerable. Through child participation and the provision of services that empower children, we take a holistic approach to addressing the problem. The project aims to get children out of the mines and back to school for a longer period...
1 2 3 4 9

Recent Comments