THE CHILD RIGHTS MANIFESTO

Put Children First!

THE CHILD RIGHTS MANIFESTO
16th General Elections
2014

Child Rights and You (CRY) call on all political parties to become campaigner
of rights of all children in India.

India,
with about 430 million children, has the world’s largest child population with
every sixth child in the world today referring to India as ‘home’. Although
children constitute over a third of India’s population, they are
accorded a low priority in national policy and governance decisions.

 

Child Rights and You (CRY) call on all political parties to become campaigner
of rights of all children in India.

India,
with about 430 million children, has the world’s largest child population with
every sixth child in the world today referring to India as ‘home’. Although
children constituteREAD MORE

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ENROLLING CHILDREN IN URBAN DIFFICULT CIRCUMSTANSES

Children are compelled or they
choose to run away from their home / secured living spaces to escape the
environment of abuse, neglect, extreme poverty. Often
very small children lose their way and are never able to find their way back
home. In fact with the time they lost absolute
links with their families. The places where children land up afterREAD MORE

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INTERNATIONAL GIRL CHILD DAY

Lack of Girl Child’s Education and violation
of their fundamental rights, detrimental to equitable growth in India

As the world gears up to celebrate the
second International Day of the Girl Child on Oct 11th, 2013 with
focus on innovation for girl’s education, India is still struggling to provide
basic rights to its girl child, points out leading child rights

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