CHILD RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION (CRDO)


CRDO ROLE AND FIELD OF WORKS

An integrated approach argues the value of curiosity in education as a way to address the lived experiences and personal.

1. A happy, healthy and creative child whose rights are protected and honoured in a society that is built on respect for dignity, justice and equity for all.

2. Encouraging community ownership in preventing violations faced by girls and provide equal education.

3. Building women leaders from the community through sensitisation programmes that help them understand their rights and ensure it for girls and women like them.

4. Identifying the root causes which force families and communities to allow children to be engaged in labour.

5. Addressing these underlying issues by interacting with parents, community leaders and children’s collective where the importance of child rights and the damaging effects of child labour are discussed

6. Empowering communities with the knowledge to demand for proper implementation of employment schemes, food security and access to all government provisions

7. In instances of child trafficking and children forced into labour, CRY and grassroots partners work on rescue, repatriation and rehabilitation of children through child protection networks under the Juvenile Justice Care & Protection Act and the Integrated Child Protection Scheme

8. 1 in 4 children of school-going age is out of school in our country – 99 million children in total have dropped out of school (Census 2011) so the CRDO’s role maximum children will be educate in various fields.

9. We sensitise people on issues that affect children and cause child rights violations through various mediums of communication. We also form or participate in networks and alliances to lobby for child-friendly policies.

10.Thus, CRDO works towards ensuring children live, learn, play, express themselves…bringing about lasting change in their lives.