Manipur Alliance for Child Rights

Location: Manipur
Nature of Initiative: Network/ Alliance
Project holder: Mr. Angshem Tongtang
CRY support since: 2006-2007

  • 36 children were rescued by the efforts of the alliance
  • 120 children rescued earlier were mainstreamed in schools with special intervention by CWC, DC & SSA
  • Ensured effective implementation of the RTE Act and the JJ Act in the state

MACR was formed on 23rd December 2005, in the WIDE ANGLE office. It was established by a group of young dynamic youths. It is working in the tribal villages of Senapati and Tamenlong districts focusing on protection issues and health rights of children. The objective of alliance is to build up the peoples mobilization process as pressure groups to ensure rights of childrenare safeguarded; to seek solidarity from other peace building movements, to integrate a holistic child rights approach and promoting interdependence; to nurture and mobilize a people centered advocacy process against human rights violation in order to ensure child rights.