WHAT WE DO
Children in difficult circumstances need adults who understand risk and trauma and can respond to them quickly and sensitively.
OF CHILD PROTECTION WORK
MOUs WITH GOVT DEPARTMENTS
We work to make government departments and communities risk and trauma informed so that they can :
to and about vulnerable children, especially the most marginalised
the obvious as well as the not-so-obvious risks and signs of harm
support children to heal and recover and to prevent further harm
to prevent and stop harm from happening in a timely and trauma-informed way keeping the best interest of the child at the centre
WHERE WE WORK
Our current work spans across geographies that have high prevalence data on child harm ,specifically around early marriage, labour, trafficking, violence and exploitation and supports different stakeholders to become active defenders of children's rights or protectors of children.
CHILDREN IMPACTED OVERALL
CSO PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATIONS
HOW WE WORK
We work with key stakeholders
Enabling the State’s ambition to increase Girl Safety with a focus on safety in public places, preventing and responding to sexual violence and abuse, and preventing child marriage.
Working with the State’s ‘Police Didi’ program aimed to building communication, knowledge and access between police, children and schools to end crimes of sexual violence
Supporting the State’s ‘Suraksha Sakhi’ program that mobilises community women's groups in every police jurisdiction with a view to build trust, improve access, and take preventative action for children and women safety.
Establishing School Safety Hubs - a platform for regular dialogue and action between school authorities, community groups and adolescent girls so that girls are safe, are accounted for remain enrolled, and attend school regularly.
ASPIRATIONAL DISTRICTS PROGRAMME IN BIHAR, RAJASTHAN AND ODISHA
A 5-district partnership with Kaivalya Education Foundation to ensure school systems are capacitated to prevent child harm, are safe and are attending school regularly.
Communities in Crisis
In the disaster-prone districts of North and South 24 Parganas, we’re building community capacity to adopt child protection practices in partnership with local authorities to reduce the vulnerability of children to harm before, during and after climate-induced disaster.
The Impact of our child-harm prevention work (2017 - 22)
1,582 child marriages averted
through the joint efforts of community groups and local government authorities
15,446 working children were removed from work
or had their hours reduced and were enrolled in school
18,740 out of school children being brought into school
and/or vocational courses ensuring their present and future security
18,800 community women were trained to identify
and respond to harm faced and are active and protecting children in their neighborhoods
12,200 government officials are more responsive and accountable for the safety
well-being of children living in their jurisdictions through their involvement in our interventions
Everyone who works with children, directly or indirectly, should know how to keep them safe. We're committed to helping you do that.
Our framework for child protection - Listen, Identify, Support and Respond - is adaptable for all kinds of partners, be they government, civil society or communities. If you're ready to make child protection a part of your work - talk to us. We’d like to help you do it. Write to us at email@example.com