Standing for children in these difficult times.

Key child rights agencies in the country come together in these difficult times to stand for children. The Joining Forces India team has submitted an appeal for the most Vulnerable  Children amid COVID 19, addressed to the Prime Minister on

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India’s children continue to challenge our conscience

On the occasion of #30yearsofUNCRC, HAQ: Centre for Child Rights in collaboration with Terre des hommes Germany – India programmes Prayas, Campaign Against Child Trafficking (CACT), Campaign Against Child Labour (CACL) and Centre for Education and Communication (CEC) launched the 3rd

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Meet Pondiselvi. A child bride yesterday. A confident and independent woman today.

Young Pondiselvi was married at the tender age of 17 years. That’s because in the tiny village of  Viralimalai in the Pudukkottai District of Tamil Nadu where she hails from, the community considers girls to be a burden and gets

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Children convince tea shops to use clay cups instead of plastic in Kolkata, India

The experience of street tea in Kolkata is made infinitely more charming for being drunk in maatir bhaar, or clay cups. The decades-old practice is also environmentally friendly. In recent times however, this Kolkata tradition has all but vanished due

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Reclaiming parks to play and to rest in Mangol Puri, Delhi, India….

Parks are meant for play and leisure, a pleasure denied to the children of Mangol Puri. With their community parks used to stow vehicles, throw garbage and other anti-social activities such as drinking and gambling, Mangol Puri’s children were forced

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Annapoorni’s journey from Labourer to Officer in Srivilliputhur, Tamil Nadu, India

Annapoorni lost her father when she was only a year old. Her mother, a housewife, had to go to work to support them, but she motivated and supported Annapoorni to continue in school. Unfortunately another tragedy befell Annapoorni’s family when

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Puran Singh’s mission to protect the forests of Sundargarh, Odisha, India

Puran Singh of Chirobeda Village, Sundargarh, Odisha is a 21-year old with a day job as an electrician at Rourkela Steel plant. When he’s not at the steel plant, Puran’s passion for protecting the forests around his home takes over.

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Children of Dumka, Jharkand, India overcome multiple obstacles to play tag rugby

Rugby is a sport not associated with India and less so with the villages of interior Jharkhand. This makes the achievement of 60 children from 5 villages of Dumka District, who participated in a Tag Rugby tournament, all the more

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY on 8th March 2019 energizes Mori Block in Uttarkashi

By Mohammed Salim, Junior Programme Coordinator, Northern Office Tarun Paryavaran Vigyan Sanstha (TPVS) celebrated International Women’s Day at Deora village of Mori Block, District Uttarkashi with local women including SMC members, teachers, Asha workers, ANM and the local Pradhan. This

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DACHSER RECEIVES 2018 GERMAN CSR AWARD

Long-term terre des hommes collaborator receives honour in the category “Engagement for the Civil Society”. DACHSER has been honored with the German CSR Award, presented by the German CSR Forum, in the “Engagement for the Civil Society” category. Bernhard Simon,

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