The CRY Office in Mumbai hosts a specialised library gathering books, publications and reports on child rights and issues affecting children in India. Free and open to all, the library or ‘Documentation Centre’ as we call it at CRY was a dream of our founder, the late Rippan Kapur, who envisioned CRY as an organisation encompassing all domains impacting the lives of children in India. Taking his dream forward, we have made the documentation centre available online so that libraries, students, researchers and people from all walks of life can access our collection of child rights reports and periodicals- at no additional cost.

The Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) gives you access to titles and works on three main subjects:

  • Children & Society Child Rights;
  • Non Profits & Fundraising;
  • Ideas of Development & Social Change Determining Childhoods.

The collections consists of over 2,700 hard copy books, close to 3,000 hard copy reports, 355 videos, 112 e-books and over 14,000 e-articles!

Please write in to us on for additional information and requests related to publications. You can also visit the CRY Documentation Centre in our Mumbai office to consult hard copies (photocopies will be made available at a nominal cost of Rs.2/- per page). Contact us by email to make an appointment.

Disclaimer: This material is being provided only for reference and study purpose and not for any commercial usage.

New books & publications
Download the annotated bibliography on Girl Child here.