CHILDLINE India Foundation
February 2013

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Juvenile Justice mechanism enforced in Kashmir
Juvenile Justice mechanism enforced in Kashmir by an initiative taken by CHILDINE Srinagar

Srinagar, J&K: 25 years of conflict in Jammu & Kashmir has led to considerable social problems across the state, particularly in the Kashmir Valley region. Read More »

The dreadful abuse of boys at the now-infamous juvenile home in Kottayam has exposed how physical and sexual abuse continues to be rampant in government shelter homes Read More »

In 2007, the Ministry of Women and Child Development published a report on the alarming number of children being sexually abused in India. Read More »

Must we or must we not reduce the age of a juvenile (in India) to 16 years?

The recent gang rape of a 23-year old girl in New Delhi, India raised a lot of pertinent questions in the minds of the public. People across the country reacted with rage and hurt and collectively came together to start a movement for the safety of women in India. In the midst of this agitation, the media shared details about a young boy whose odious acts of violence further sculpted public opinion. The people of India called for amendments in the juvenile justice system by reducing the age of juveniles to 16 years (currently 18 years) whilst child rights organizations/activists argued to adhere to the present justice system for children.

Who was this young boy who climbed onto the bus and participated in the atrocities caused to the young girl? Where was he from? Why would he indulge in a heinous crime at the tender age of 17 years? Read More »


'CHILDLINE Se Dosti' is a weeklong national campaign that aims to make ordinary citizens stakeholders in CHILDLINE 1098.Read More »

Child participation is perhaps a concept that is the most misunderstood and a right that is the most difficult to ensure. Read More »

Citrix R&D India tied-up with CHILDLINE by volunteering and celebrating Global Impact Day with CHILDLINE children at a shelter home in Bangalore.Read More »

Over 30,000 people participated in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2012 with great deal of enthusiasm. Read More »

The CHILDLINE Team at SCMM 2013! A big thank you to all of you who came to support us! Read More »

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