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PLAY FOR CRY

6 weeks, 3 games and one cause…
www.playforcry.org, tackles the serious and urgent issue of child rights violations through a series of three games — Crossword, Sudoku and Hangman. Each game will run for two weeks. By playing the game you get points – for donations and invitations to friends. The more you score, the higher your chances of winning.

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CRY’S 4TH ANNUAL FUNDRAISING DINNER, DETROIT CHAPTER

As ten of us volunteers sat down for some Mutter Paneer and Noodles, one of us confessed “Guys, really, I don’t bring this up often, but volunteering is such a great feeling. I never thought I would do it but I did and I love this feeling. I love this feeling.”

This feeling.

The day started with each one of us wakingREAD MORE

BETRAYED INNOCENCE

By Gladson Dungdung

29 August, 2008Adivasis are mostly victimized in the development process in India but they are still untouched of development even after 61 years of Indian independence. The three buzz words – compensation, rehabilitation and development are widely propagated during the land acquisition for dams, industries, mining companies, power plants and other development projects but one must have
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CRY WALK, DETROIT CHAPTER

At the spur of dawn, dozens of volunteers dressed in white and love for humanity ran around with sheets of papers, posters, ribbons and tables, to make sure they welcomed the honorary walkers like they deserved.

One by one, the hope bearers came, in colors, in smiles, in strength, in unity. They registered while the volunteers greeted them with smiles onREAD MORE

CLINICAL TRIALS CLAIM 49 BABIES AT AIIMS

Clinical trials claim 49 babies at AIIMSClinical trials are research studies that test how well new medical formulations work on people. Each study attempts to find better ways to prevent, screen for, diagnose, and treat a disease

New Delhi: As many as 49 babies have died during clinical trials at the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) duringREAD MORE

HALF OF STATE POPULATION IS KIDS, BUT BUDGET ONLY 15%

Pioneer News Service
5 August, 2008

Ranchi: The Jharkhand Child Budget Analysis Report, prepared by the Campaign for Right to Education in Jharkhand (CREJ), has pointed out the harsh reality of poor priorities of the Government towards the Budget for children.
Out of every rupee, only 15.11 per cent has been allocated for the children in the State Budget between 2003-04 to

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TRICKS OF TRADE

By Gladson Dungdung
3 August, 2008

CSR, as implemented by Arcelor-Mittal in Jharkhand, is more Conspiracy for Snatching Resources than Corporate Social Responsibility
These days, tribals are being tricked into parting with their remaining resources in Jharkhand. Recently, the village head Fula Marandi of Amgachi village of Dumka district in Jharkhand was offered Rs. 13 lakh cash, one vehicle and Rs. 20 thousand

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SARKAR RAJ IN GIRIDIH

Sarrkar Raj was the movie running in this little town in the 5 yr old state of Jharkhand and sarkar raj is the reason for where it is today.
Giridih is a small town bustling with people who love to eat in a chain of food joints called Bewakuf, Bewakuf No 1, Shri Bewakuf and Maha Bewakuf. People who lovedREAD MORE

KIDS CLAIM THEIR RIGHTS

By Gladson Dungdung
30 July, 2008

The free and compulsory education is one of the constitutional rights of children and the ‘state’ is duty bound to realize it. The centre and state governments provide free textbooks, uniforms, midday meals, scholarships and other facilities to the poor children for ensuring their right to education, who cannot afford for it. But when the

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PLAYING WITH THE FUTURE

By Gladson Dungdung
28 July, 2008

It was 11 O’clock in the morning. 12 years old Sushil and his friends were playing “Pitto” (local game) in the school premises. They study in class 6th at Manikdih middle school of Latehar district in Jharkhand, which starts at 10 AM and gets closed at 4 PM. 137 children of adjoining villages are getting education

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CULTURAL CAMPAIGN FOR ENSURING CHILD RIGHTS BY CHILD CULTURAL TEAM

By-Ashim Kumar Ghosh
CRY (Child Rights and You) in partnership with the OMRAH (Orissa Institute for Medical and Research), Cuttack, Orissa working in the rural community of the Nischintkoli Block of Asureserwar Panchayat since 10 years. OMRAH in support of CRY, initiated the work related to sensitization, awareness, formation of several community action groups, advocacy with the governance, interface action of theREAD MORE

POOR THE VICTIM OF CORRUPTION

By Gladson Dungdung

10 July, 2008
“Injustice has been done to us, the bigwigs are benefited in our names and we the poor are betrayed। If I survive, I shall tell my villagers to fight against it. I shall never tolerate injustice and fight against it till my last breath”. These are the brave and inspiring words of 34 years old Adivasi

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About Us

Child Rights and You (CRY) is an Indian non-profit that believes in every child’s right to a childhood – to live, learn, grow and play. For nearly 4 decades, CRY and its 200 partner NGOs have worked with parents and communities across 23 states to ensure sustainable change in the live of over 2 million underprivileged children.