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The Project

The Children’s Project was initiated to rescue, protect and serve the underprivileged children and give them a new ray of life by creating an environment around them to learn, grow and be prepared to face this challenging world.


Why Children’s Project ?

India is the world’s largest democracy with a population of over 1.2 billion people in which 40% are children. Our children are vulnerable and are at a high risk for neglect, abuse and violence. About 70% of children live in rural areas which makes it more challenging. Children are continuously exposed to these risks and it is our responsibility to create a system to protect them and secure their future.

Challenges Faced by Our children

Let’s just look at few of the challenges these children face the moment they come into the world.

Health

  1. Malnourishment: It is estimated that about 40% of children who manage to live till the age of 5 are malnourished.
  2. 79% of children under the age of 5 are Anemic.
  3. Only about 54% of children receive fun immunization.
  4. Girls have 61% higher mortality than boys.
  5. It is estimated that about 14% of the AIDS cases are children below 14 years.


Child Labor

  1. About 12.6 million children between the age of 5-14 are engaged in some kind of child labor.
  2. It is estimated about 60% of child labor is deployed in agriculture.
  3. In 2001 120,000 child workers were in hazardous jobs.


Child Trafficking

  1. In 2013 National crime records Bureau (NCRB) reported 65,038 missing children in the country in 2012.
  2. Child trafficking is done for various purposes like Sexual Exploitation, Illegal activities like begging, organ trade, Drug smuggling, Labor, Adoption, Marriage.


Child Abuse

  1. Over 53% of children in India face sexual abuse.
  2. Most children do not report the abuse to anyone because they are scared to talk about it.
  3. About 69% of children were physically abused either at school or by parents.
  4. In a study by Ministry of women and child development shows that 48% of girls wished they were boys. In 83% of cases the parents were the abusers.


Children Essentials

The Solution