Education for Children

Support The Education Of Children And Avail A 50% Tax Benefit

The pandemic has been difficult for many communities in India, especially underprivileged children. The trail of destruction caused by the pandemic has left an immediate as well as a long-term impact on the lives of children. According to UNICEF, more than 247 million children in India have been impacted due to the closure of schools so far.
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International Volunteer Day

Celebrate International Volunteer Day By Joining Hands With CRY

International Volunteer Day is celebrated on the 5th of December to express gratitude for the work they do. This day highlights the hard work and dedication of volunteers who contribute their time and energy to help make a difference in society. The occasion also sheds light on the urgent requirement of having more people join in and support non-profit organizations in their efforts to run impact-oriented programs for underprivileged communities.

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International Day of the Girl Child

Celebrate International Day of the Girl Child With CRY

The International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated on 11th October to bring attention to the challenges faced by young girls across the globe. The occasion also spreads awareness on how we can collectively help amplify their voices and fight for their future. In India, the empowerment of the girl child is of great importance as there are many young girls, especially from the underserved communities, who are deprived of their basic rights.

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education for children

Celebrate International Literacy Day By Supporting Children’s Education

The Coronavirus outbreak has been extremely challenging for people across the world. India is also struggling to handle the repercussions of the pandemic. The impact of COVID-19 is leaving a trail of destruction for India’s underprivileged children, especially in the context of their education. According to UNICEF, more than 247 million children enrolled in elementary and secondary schools and 28 million children who were attending pre-school in Anganwadi centres, have been impacted so far due to the closure of schools.
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National Education Policy

A Review of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020

The new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 is certainly a welcome move and being an organization that has been working for children’s education as one of children’s fundamental rights – we, at CRY, are looking at some key points from the NEP: the positive change it would bring and what perhaps needs more thought and discussion to yield the desired outcome. Read on to know more about the key ways in which the NEP will impact the children and what are the challenges in each context:
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malnutrition in India

Underprivileged Children’s Health At Higher Risk Due To The Pandemic

Underprivileged children in India are the unseen victims of the Coronavirus pandemic. They are bearing the brunt of the immediate as well as the long-term damage that COVID-19 is causing. The closure of government healthcare centres, suspension of the school midday meal scheme, loss of family income during the lockdown has exacerbated the problem of malnutrition in India.

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Child Labour

Understanding And Addressing Child Labour Today

Child labour has been a perennial problem in India – one that has tremendous short term as well as long term ramifications for the lives of underprivileged children. However, in order to face this challenge effectively, we must understand child labour in the present day context. What are the laws pertaining to child labour in India? What is the present on ground situation? And, importantly, what can we do about it? These are some of the questions that we address here.
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Child labour in India

World Day Against Child Labour Highlights The State Of Children During The Pandemic

Due to the recent lockdown implemented by the government of India to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, several families have lost their livelihoods. This has resulted in daily wagers, in particular, face acute poverty and lack of everyday resources. Children from these underserved communities are one of the silent bearers of the long-term impact of the pandemic. The worsened economic dynamic shall force children to drop out of school to help bring in money into the family for bare necessities, thus work as child labourers.

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