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EVERY CHILD HAS THE RIGHT TO SAFE AND HAPPY CHILDHOOD..... NCRC

National Child Rights Coalition (NCRC)A Citizens’ Collective Initiative & Platform Working for the Cause of Children in India. C-37, Gulmohar Park, New Delhi 110049.011 26856861 / indianatplan@gmail.com, natchildcoalition@gmail.com EVERY CHILD HAS THE RIGHT TO SAFE AND HAPPY CHILDHOOD AND THE STATE HAS THE DUTY TO ENSURE IT.
13th July, 2016 Subject: Parliamentary Forum for Children
Dear Smt Sumitra Mahajan,
Greetings from our coalition of voluntary organisations working for the rights of children in India.
We are writing to seek your kind attention to the fact that since May 2014, when the present Parliament was elected, the appointment of the Parliamentary Forum on Children has been pending. We request you to appoint this forum. 
Given the fact India is home to the world's largest population of children, and recognising that children's needs and rights deserve due recognition and attention in national affairs, we believe this forum should be operating and raising due attention to…

Meet the change makers- ‘Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages’

As the peer educators recount their biggest achievement so far was to be able to convince the tobacco retailers in their locality to not sell tobacco products to a person under 18.... By Vindhya| 13-09-2016 How elated I was to see such happy faces at Chattarpur located in the south west district of Delhi, India. Chattarpur is famous for Shree Adya Katyayani Shakti Peeth, popularly known as the Chattarpur temple. The young eyes were full of questions, one of them being; why is this clumsy saree clad woman here? What are we going to talk about today; Leadership, Health, career, future, past, what? Well, let me tell you, these young faces are the peer educators who work/volunteer/intern at Nada India in their free time and help reinforce healthy behaviors in their communities by educating families on non-communicable diseases.
One of the peer educators, Chanda tells me very proudly, “I want to help people. I want to help them change their behavior.” Chanda is an 18 year old Muslim girl who …

Nada peer educators join DAV School students to reach out to children affected by alcohol