Addressing Child Rights

VAAGHDHARA adopts a twin-track approach to enhance child protection and inclusive quality education in the target area. By 2020 the organization has plans to reach about 1 lakh children to ensure their protection against all kinds of abuse, exploitation and violence; prevention of migration for work; ensure improved quality of education with focus on learning at pre-school and primary level and enhance access to social protection schemes for improved income of families.

In order to achieve the desired impact VAAGDHARA is undertaking a range of activities and studies to understand the extent of violence and abuse against children. Key interventions include protection of children (from all forms of exploitation) and their healthy development through strengthening of government machinery and ensuring effective implementation of various child related schemes/acts. The organization works intensively on issues related to Nutrition, Health, Education and Child Rights.

At a wider level, VAAGDHARA also strives for consent building among key stakeholders to influence policy decisions and creating an enabling environment for children’s growth and development. One of such key policy interventions includes Preparation of State Plan of Action for Elimination of Child Labour in Rajasthan. Apart from this, Initiatives intending at decreasing child mortality and child malnutrition, increasing access/availability of quality services, promoting healthy hygiene and sanitation practices, safe drinking water, capacity building of Village Health and Sanitation Committees (VHSC; formed under NRHM), Capacity Building of Panchayat Level Child Protection Committee and ensuring participation of children through Formation and strengthening of Children’s Groups.

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FOCUS THEME: CHILD PROTECTION AND DEVELOPMENT

Develop Tribal junction of Rajasthan , Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat as a place where children get opportunities for better emotional , physical and educational growth. What we are doing to Achieve This :
  • Strengthening grassroot level institutions which are directly/indirectly linked with Child Development
  • Developing Model villages where we are linking sustainable livelihood Models and child friendly villages.
  • Developing networking and different platforms on Child Protection and development become concern issue.
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Highlights of Child Development Initiatives

  • Strengthen 100 village child protection committees which now themselves addressing child issues at village level

  • 17 CPC gave Memo at block and district level for opening of AWCs as well as low number of teachers in schools.

  • Identified child friendly volunteers for sustainability of projects and to develop village as child friendly

  • Formation and strengthening of 253 PLCPC
  • Through linkages with government 507disabled were benefitted with concerned social security schemes and provided with disability equipments

  • 1163 people were link with MGNREGA with the efforts of CPC and team

  • 7250 Adolescents are provided with life skill training which increase self confidence as well as develop understanding on child sensitive issues.

Highlights of Child Development Initiatives

    Strengthen 153 SMC on RTE
  • CPC stopped 17 child marriage with the joint efforts of child line.

  • Government linkages and providing green gram to 1000 BPL families of children in project area.

  • Signed MOU with ICDS Department under NAND GHAR YOJNA

  • Developing 10 Aanganwadi as model Aanganwadi and provided with TLM and BLES to 100 AWCs

  • Building Capacity of the teachers on delivering child friendly education

  • 10608 linked with Social Protection Schemes.

  • 520 Malnourised Children refered to MTC and in which 112 linked with CMAM Government Program

  • 3324 children upto 2 years of age are linked with VHND for regular immunization


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February 22, 2018
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Block level child protection committee meeting

Block level child protection committee meeting Ghatol & community meeting Kamji Ka Kheda
January 29, 2018
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District Collector of Banswara Shri Bhagwati Prasad Ji visited Vaagdhara campus

District Collector of Banswara Shri Bhagwati Prasad Ji visited Vaagdhara campus today and participated in a discussion for Vagad Radio 90.8 FM. Shri Jayesh Joshi explained […]
December 22, 2017
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District Level Dissemination Meeting of “Child Rights for Change” project

District Level Dissemination Meeting of “Child Rights for Change” project held in Banswara today.
December 2, 2017
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Balika Gourav Yatra in Bamanpada

Balika Gourav Yatra in Bamanpada in Ghatol Tehsil.
November 26, 2017
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Balika Gourav Yatra – 2017

“Balika Gourav Yatra” to spread awareness about child labour, child marriages, child migration, etc. by cultural programs and documentary films.
November 16, 2017
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Balika Gourav Yatra