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India and Children and young people

  • Capital: New Delhi
  • Population: 1173108018
  • Size: 3287590.0 Km2

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Agriculture and child under-nutrition in India: a state level analysis
S.S. Vepa; V. Umashan kar; B.V. Bhavani; R. Parasar / Madras School of Economics, India, 2014
The basic rationale for exploring agriculture-nutrition linkage in developing countries is the existence of high level of undernutrition among rural population and a high level of their dependence on agriculture for livelihood. ...
Changing schools in Andhra Pradesh: the experiences of children and their caregivers
U. Vennam; A. Komanduri; U. Duggani / Young Lives, 2014
Moving from one school to another is a significant event for children, marked by new experiences and challenges. Changing schools can be difficult in terms of the curriculum, language, physical facilities in the school, change of frie...
The role of education in responding to natural disasters
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2011
The role for education in natural disaster management that appeared most frequently in the literature is teaching children risk reduction and management material. Children often spread learning to their families and communities and ma...
Child Marriage in South Asia
Center for Food Safety, 2013
Child marriage is a human rights crisis occurring on an alarming scale in South Asia. South Asia accounts for almost half of all child marriages that occur globally. Child marriage does not constitute a single rights violation; rather...
How healthy are the children of Indian Sundarbans?
B. Kanjilal; S. Bose; N. Patra / Future Health Systems research consortium, 2013
This report highlights the vulnerability of children in the Indian Sundarbans to health shocks. This is due to under-nutrition and the high prevalence of common communicable diseases. It focuses Patharpratima, as a representative bloc...
Targeting girls’ education: effects of gender targeting on enrollment, retention, and learning in rural Rajasthan
Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
Using a randomised experiment in rural Rajasthan, India, this paper evaluates the effectiveness of an education program aimed to increase girls’ retention, enrollment and learning. While enrollment and community sensitisation we...
Economics behind forced labour trafficking: comprehensive case studies of child domestic labour and commercial sexual exploitation
Global March Against Child Labour, 2014
Millions of children and young women are trafficked around the world for forced labour. Trafficking for forced labour as we define in our paper is not restricted to any particular form or industry - it takes place for commercial sexua...
Parents’ perspectives on quality of schooling in Andhra Pradesh, India
V. Morrow; E. Wilson / Young Lives, 2014
The post-MDG development agenda recognises that simply getting children enrolled in school does not equate with better learning outcomes for children. This paper is based on analysis of in-depth interviews with parents of child...
Dirty cotton - a research on child labour, slavery, trafficking and exploitation in cotton and cotton seed farming in India
Global March Against Child Labour, 2012
The introduction of genetically modified or BT cotton in India has increased the demand for cheap labour.  Recognising the need to understand and address the growing concern over the engagement of children in the cotton industry ...
Prioritising nutrition in order to achieve the MDGs in India
V. Kumar / Young Lives, 2012
Malnutrition causes long-term damage to children’s development, with huge social and economic costs. It affects not only children’s physical development but also their cognitive development, so reducing future productivity...
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Save the Children India
Child rights organisation in India
The Goodwill Social Work Centre
The Goodwill Social Work Centre aims to: promote the overall development of children, youth and women in rural and urban areas in India, who are socially and economically deprived provide family-centred home-based intensive services to children, youth and women in dysfunctional families in slums and backward areas in India sensitise rural and ur...
The Concerned for Working Children (CWC)

Promoting a society free of child labour

Urban Health Resource Centre (UHRC)
Indian urban health network
Butterflies, India
Butterflies is an NGO that works with street children in Delhi, India. The organisation’s programmes include education, health, saving schemes, a crisis centre, children's media, and vocational training. Butterflies has a research and advocacy centre that focuses on child rights issues. These include nutritional status of street children child labour non formal education Butter...
Mamidipudi Venkatarangaiya Foundation (MVF)
Action against child labour in India
National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCC)
Organisation coordinating and promoting child-focused social development
HAQ Centre for Child Rights
Centre for child rights
Centre for Women's Development Studies (CWDS)
Indian research centre specialising in gender-based research
Indicus Analytics
Indian economics research firm
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