Tag Archive: Child Rights

Children’s Voices for Human Rights Newsletter – Issue no.77

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Advanced Training Manual for Child Rights

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Lobbying for the People’s RtE Act

To lobby for the People’s Bill on The Right of Children to Free, Compulsory, Quality, Equitable Education up to 18 years (12th std ) Act, 2015 HRF, through the Tamil Nadu Forum on Right to Education, submitted the draft bill to Mr. Ambrish Rai, National Convener, National RTE Forum at the 7th National Stocktaking Convention on the implementation of RTE Act, 2009 …

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Advanced Training for Child Rights Defenders: Monitoring state mechanisms

Advanced Training for Child Rights Defenders: Monitoring state mechanisms Institute of Human Rights Advocacy and Research conducted a one day “Advanced Training for Child Rights Defenders: Monitoring State Mechanisms” on 2 March 2017 at Chennai.  54 participants from 10 districts & 2 states participated and gained through advance training. The participants were trained in Child Rights …

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Children’s Voices for Human Rights Newsletter – Issue no.75

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Children’s Voices for Human Rights Newsletter – Issue no.74

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Factsheet: Status of child rights with specific reference to RtE in Tamil Nadu

1           Introduction Ensuring education for all children up to 18 years helps prevents child specific violations such as child labour, child marriage, child sexual abuse including child trafficking and child sex work and children in conflict with the law. There is national and state level commitment to the right of children to free and compulsory …

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Back to school (Chennai Higher Secondary School, Maduvankarai)

HRF equipped poor children who are studying in Chennai Higher Secondary School, Maduvankarai, with school bag, notebooks, geometry box and pens. HRF also provided school fees, uniform and study materials for students. These students are mainly from scheduled castes (dalit) studying in 9th and 10th Standards. Most of themcome from single parent families, especially women …

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History of the Tamil Nadu Child Rights Protection Network (TNCRPN)

  History of TNCRPN The Tamil Nadu Child Rights Protection Network was formed at the State–Level Consultation on Strategies for the Promotion and Protection of Child Rights in Tamil Nadu at Chennai on February 9th and 10th Delegates participated included representatives of women organisations, dalit and teachers organisations, trade unions, human rights activists and voluntary …

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Fact Finding: Death of a 6 year old boy in a School at Tirupur

Summary of the Tragic Incident: Sivaram a 6 year old boy was studying 1st standard in Kathiravan Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Tirupur. His father Arun Prasad is working in a bank at Thirupur as Assistant Manager. His family had moved to Tirupur only a year ago. Sivaram has two siblings (twins). Vijay (Name changed) …

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