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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THE TATA’S FOUL PLAY

By Gladson Dungdung
1 July, 2008

According to the latest report, the Tata’s lakh takiya car “Nano”, exaggerated as the people’s car is all set to roll out from Singur factory in October 2008. The “Nano” made Ratan Tata the chairman of the Tata steel, one of the top business titans in the world. The Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh

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A CRY VOLUNTEER’S OWN JOURNEY

My name is Adam MacGregor, and I have been a volunteer for CRY America since October of 2003, shortly after a chance meeting at a Ravi Shankar concert in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When I approached the CRY America booth operated by Aprajita and Ravi, the husband-and-wife team responsible for starting the Pittsburgh Action Center that night, I had no idea atREAD MORE

WOMEN POWER – PROJECT JAGO, JHARKHAND

This was my first rural project visit and I was keenly looking forward to it. What I was not quite excited about was the long travel from Mumbai, using all modes of transport and over 12 hours of travel time we arrived in Giridhi in Jharkhand.

After an introductory meeting with the project partner Baidyanath, we decided to head out nextREAD MORE

NOTED EXPERTS: CHANGE FOR INDIA’S FORGOTTEN CHILDREN IS POSSIBLE – WITH THE RIGHT(S) APPROACH

In India, the world’s largest democracy, millions of children are still denied their rights. But, this situation can change.
This was the clarion call sounded at the press conference at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York by CRY – Child Rights and You America Inc. (CRY America), CRY’s partner in the US on May 28th, 2008.
Panelists comprising Shefali Sunderlal, PresidentREAD MORE

60 MILLION CHILD LABOURERS IN INDIA

Numbers tell the sad story – an estimated 60 million child labourers in India but only 670,000 violations of the law detected in eight years and just 22,588 convictions.

Behind the bland government figures are the millions of young children working in roadside eateries, slaving away in glass factories, hunched up over carpet looms or sweeping and cooking in homesREAD MORE

HENSON SHOW SPARKS NEW ROW

Henson show sparks new row over displaying images of naked children

Corrie Perkin June 12, 2008
BILL Henson’s controversial photography exhibition went on display in Sydney last night, but the fierce debate over displaying images of naked children continued to rage.

Three weeks after its original launch date, the Henson exhibition at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery in inner Sydney opened its doors to invitedREAD 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.