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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, Intervene and Respond , Support - 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. — contact@aanganindia.org

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When children are safe, they learn, thrive and succeed.

Their lives are free from violence, fear and exploitation so they can attend school, access support, avoid risky situations and become responsible future leaders.

Impact Report 2022-23

Safety of Children: A Shared Responsibility - Our work in the past was directed towards catalyzing change and taking pioneering steps towards bringing different stakeholders together to prioritize the safety and protection of children.

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Impact Report 2022-2023

30 October 2023

Safety of Children: A Shared Responsibility - Our work in the past year was directed towards catalyzing change and taking pioneering steps towards bringing different stakeholders, such as communities, government systems and adjacent sector CSOs, together to prioritize the safety and protection of children.

Averting Child Marriage during COVID - 19

2 May 2022

A look at the efforts of community women from Patna who sprang into action to prevent child marriages at a time when state resources were overstretched and NGOs were unable to reach communities because of restrictions on movement.

Impact Report 2021-2022

1 March 2022

We were able to give children what they needed, no matter where they were or what they were experiencing. This was possible because all involved (people and systems) were already working together.

Impact Report 2020-2021

1 March 2021

Meeting the challenge : A pandemic, a brutal lockdown, joblessness, hunger, fear, isolation, school closure - this was the year where disruption and devastation reigned supreme.

Alone Together Report

1 January 2021

A team of young researchers shed light on the plight of urban loneliness experienced by adolescent girls during the lockdown, with viable suggestions to combat the loneliness engulfing this already vulnerable group.

The Wire

5 February 2024

Going Beyond the Gap in Foundational Skills, ASER 2023 Report Raises 3 Important Questions

The latest ASER report has expanded its view by looking not just at the abilities of language and math amongst children but also at other important facets of their world. What are they doing outside of schools? What kind of work do they aspire to do?

The Indian Express

26 October 2023

Jharkhand Education Council Adds More Schools, Districts to School Safety Hub

After relentless efforts over the past five years, the ‘School Safety Hubs’ initiative in Jharkhand’s Pakur district can boast of being in a different class

The Indian Forum

23 June 2021

Child Marriages During the Pandemic

Here’s how women’s & girls’ panels trained by Aangan collaborated with the Mumbai Police.

Medium

21 June 2021

Boycotts, Bullying, and the Bystander

Research shows that when bystanders intervene, bullying and harassment stop almost 60 percent of the time.

Lifestyle, Livemint

21 June 2021

How warmlines are helping adolescents in slums

Aangan Trust’s ConnectKaro initiative has launched toll-free phone lines for 900 communities across six cities and towns

IDR

26 May 2021

A community-based approach to prevent child marriage

More than a year into the pandemic, we need to protect children from harm and exploitation with greater urgency.

Washington Post

21 May 2021

Opinion: How to protect the orphaned children left behind by India’s second wave

Opinion: How to protect the orphaned children left behind by India's second wave

Frontline, The Hindu

27 April 2021

Aangan, a Mumbai-based organisation, averts 211 child marriages as the pandemic and attendant economic shocks lead to an increase in child marriages

Scoll.in

19 April 2021

What India can learn from community efforts in Patna to prevent child marriages during lockdown

IDR

13 April 2021

Are our cities making us lonely?

More than 178 child marriages were successfully averted in the city during the 2020, according to a study by Aangan, an NGO.

News18

12 August 2020

Men Seek Spaces to Talk About Masculinity and Mental Health

The worsening of poverty during the pandemic may well have led to a worrying spurt in marriages of girl children in India. The information available indicates that has happened, pushing back the progress of recent decades in reducing child marriages.

News18

12 August 2020

Child Marriage or Trafficking: Choice Covid-19 and Cyclone Amphan Have Left For Bengal's Vulnerable

Loneliness isn’t really a personal mental health issue. Instead, it’s embedded in how cities and systems are built and organised.

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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, Intervene and Respond , Support - 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 contact@aanganindia.org

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