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Childline india foundation

  1. 1. Introduction Childline India Foundation is a non- government organization (NGO) in India that operates a telephone helpline called Childline, for children in distress. It was India's first 24 hour, toll free phone outreach service for children. Based in Mumbai, it helps the homeless children. It also helps the children who are poor and who cannot go to school. It give those children education. They collect money from people and they use the money to help these children. Child line number is - 1098. The childline received average two million calls in a year, most from children wanting to rescue from their place of work.
  2. 2. History  Established as an experimental project in June 1996, by Jeroo Billimoria, a professor at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences  Subsequently, Government of India, established the Childline across India in 1998-99, under Ministry of Women and Child Development
  3. 3. CHILDLINE TODAY  The Government of India has presented CHILDLINE as its response to the Child Rights Convention.  CHILDLINE works towards ensuring that all children in need of care and protection are aware of and have access to services and aware of child rights.
  4. 4. The country's first toll-free tele-helpline for street children has grown into a national child protection service that operates in over 291 cities and towns in India. In 17 years, CHILDLINE has received 27 million calls as of March 2013 from children in need of care and protection from across the country.
  5. 5. Vision Statement A child-friendly nation that guarantees the rights and protection of all children.
  6. 6. Mission Statement CHILDLINE will reach out to every child in need and ensure their rights and protection through the Four Cs.  CONNECT through technology to reach the 'last mile'.  CATALYSE systems through active advocacy.  COLLABORATE through integrated efforts between children, the state, civil society, corporate and community to build a child friendly social order.  COMMUNICATE to make child protection everybody's priority.
  7. 7. Achievements  Based on CHILDLINE’s experiences, the Government has redrafted the Juvenile Justice Act. They have also been designated as one of the organizations to place children before the Juvenile Justice Boards and Child Welfare Committees. The new act adopts the child rights perspective and focuses on non-institutional services like adoption, sponsorship, foster care etc.  Was appointed convener of the working group for children in need of care and protection. This group was responsible for drafting the policy and financial outlay for child protection to be included in the 10th Five Year Plan of India.  Through the National Initiative for Child Protection (NICP) they have been enabled the Allied systems to explore ways of making their systems more child friendly.
  8. 8. Future Plans  Reach out to children in every district of the country  Awareness about CHILDLINE among every Indian child  Set up a national database on child protection services  Revolutionize the non profit sector through our example of adaptation of technology to development
  9. 9. Childline Protection Issues Abuse & Violence Child Labour Trafficking Child Marriage
  10. 10. Childline Protection Issues Child Sexual Abuse Without Parental Care Street Children Disability
  11. 11. Childline Protection Issues Drug Abuse Missing Children
  12. 12. How does CHILDLINE reach the child in need??? After a child/concerned adult dials 1098, a CHILDLINE member who depending on the nature of the call, provides appropriate assistance. It may vary from counseling over the phone for emotional support and guidance, information and referral to services for the caller, to information about CHILDLINE. In the case of an emergency it may require reaching out to the child immediately. A CHILDLINE team then rushes to the child within 60minutes of the call and appropriate help is provided.
  13. 13. What happens to the child thereafter??? This may range from taking the child to a shelter/hospital, protection from abuse, repatriation to intensive counseling etc. After the emergency needs of the child have been addressed, CHILDLINE explores options with the child to study, learn a trade, go back home etc. Based on the decision of the child, CHILDLINE links the child to an appropriate organization in the city.
  14. 14. How can a corporate contribute to CIF? Co branding or Cause marketing initiatives Donations Employee giving Lend services and facilities
  15. 15. How can we help ??? There are various ways in which one can support CHILDLINE.  Call 1098 when to see any child in distress  Tell every vulnerable child you see, about CHILDLINE 1098  Make a donation to CHILDLINE India Foundation so they can reach more children in more cities.  Volunteer CHILDLINE
  16. 16. H.O. MUMBAI New Delhi Kolkata Chennai Mumbai
  17. 17. Some ToUching FacTS…….
  18. 18. Thank You