ZINDABAD IN AHMEDABAD ……….

I attended the NAFRE Maha-Adhivesan or Convention 2007, in Ahmedabad from 12th to 14th March. This was the third `Congress’ as it used to be called in 2004. The hedges on the L-shaped driveway of Tagore Hall were adorned with flex and an occasional cloth banner inviting delegates to the convention, heralding what needs to be done and what is READ MORE

IGNORANCE IS NOT BLISS

The experience of my visit to Melghat has left me with the awareness to a reality of a forgotten world that has existed and survived besides the only one I have known and taken for granted.READ MORE

JAGRUTI – AN AWAKENING IN THE TRUE SENSE

Jagruti, my first project-visit as a CRY employee. I had been looking forward for the visit because, field visit I was told is the real eye opener – you get to see the bare realities of life. Needless to say, I was full of anticipation. A three day visit, Asha (my colleague and the project coordinator) and I decided to visit the project holder at their office in Dharwad on day 1 followed by visit to the operational areas of the project in Khanapur Taluk on day 2 and 3.

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CRY-Child Rights and You

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If life is a race, some children start last. Underprivileged and marginalised, they are deprived of their basic human rights as citizens of this country. Being deprived of food, water, shelter, healthcare and education is not just sad; it’s a violation of a child’s right to the basics of existence.
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IF YOU WERE A CHILD IN THIS COMMUNITY, HOW WOULD YOU FEEL?

I have just returned from a visit to K. Velayudhapuram (KV for short), a village close to Tirunalveli, 700 kms or hrs from the metro city of Chennai. Having witnessed the true horrors of belonging to a particular caste in free India, I am writing furiously to media people seeking their attention.READ MORE

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DIKSHA

The street lights brighten up at 6 pm.The women splash make up on their faces,I just saw my mother standing on the roadShe went off somewhere with two strange menI ask her at night who they areShe beats me up in return.
(poem written by Afreen, a Core Group member of Diksha.READ MORE

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.