Infancy and adolescence

The Children's Rights Centre is committed to establishing a sustainable children's rights culture in the context of human rights principles. South Africa.
Organization dedicated to work with underprivileged children in Mumbai. India.
The Society offers a wide range of services to abused, abandoned and neglected children. It is involved in various projects in the community such as early childhood development programmes and a Life Skills programme for girls. South Africa.
The society was initiated by a group of concerned citizens to "promote the well being of children and protect them from cruelty, neglect or suffering. Zimbabwe.
NGO sites
Action Health Incorporated (AHI)
Organization dedicated to the promotion of adolescent health and development. Nigeria.
Africa Women and Child Features Service
Network run by women journalists who write on women and children issues from a progressive gender perspective. Kenya.
Bangalore based organization committed to finding solutions for children within the frame work of their own biological families, or in adoptive homes.
Batjha Youth Development
The goal of Batjha Youth Development is to empower disadvantaged youth and young adults in the rural areas north west of Randburg, South Africa.
Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the Child (CAPEC)
It works to identify and remedy the needs of children and youths, especially the underprivileged in the rural areas through a participatory approach. Cameroon.
Casa Alianza
Organisation dedicated to the rehabilitation and defense of street children in Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua.
Catholic Action for Street Children
CAS is a Ghanaian organization, which helps street children, who live in the streets of Accra, Ashaiman, and Tema metropolis. Ghana.
Center for the Protection of Children's Rights
CPCR is a Thai NGO, which is concerned primarily with preventing and confronting the physical and sexual abuse, exploitation and neglect of children in Thailand and the Mekong sub-region. Thailand.
Child Protection in the Philippines
Organization involved in the field of child protection in the Philippines.
Child Relief and You - CRY
Organization that funds and monitors education and welfare programs for deprived Indian children. India.
Child Workers in Asia (CWA)
The network has strived to contribute to the development of the understanding of the situation of children who work and are exploited. It has tried its best to support the emergence of local actions for working children and for the promotion of children's rights. Thailand.
Child Workers in Nepal Concerned Centre - CWIN
Organisation for the rights of children and against child labour explotation. Nepal.
Children in Organized Armed Violence (COAV)
The main objectives of the COAV Project are to identify cases where children are involved in armed groups in countries that are not at war, produce and disseminate information on the problem, educate the international community on the problem, and share best practices and solutions.
Childrens rights India
They provide a platform for children themselves to discuss their rights and to interact with each other and information about all international and national covenants and commitments on children. India.
Children’s Resource Centre
They work to create the conditions for the growth of a united national children’s organisation and social movement for children of primary school-going age in South Africa.
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Selected news
Statement on child labour in GAP
Mon Nov 05 2007 - Source: Maquila Solidarity Network
Brand buyers have a responsibility to ensure that their sourcing and purchasing practices don’t encourage sweatshop abuses and child labour.
Gender bias increases poverty
Mon Dec 11 2006 - Source: BBC
Inequality at home between men and women leads to poorer health for the children and greater poverty for the family. Eliminating gender discrimination and empowering women will have a profound and positive impact on the survival and well-being of children, according to a new UNICEF report.
A road to hell, paved with good intentions?
Wed Mar 30 2005 - Source: Inter Press Service (IPS)
Walking in the eerie darkness engulfing Noah's Ark, a centre that children in northern Uganda escape to for fear of being kidnapped by the rebel Lord's Resistance Army, it is easy to see why so many in the region are eager for peace.

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