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In spite of 21st century, India is still facing cultural differences, religious revival, globalization, environmental hazards, gender inequality, increased poverty and technological backwardness. These problems are continuously haunting the lives of the people and consequently keeping most of our brethren at the threshold of being less privileged and marginalized. Considering various issues and problems are faced by Children today; malnutrition, discrimination in education , high dropout rate, low skills, less participation in decision making, Child abuse, child labor, Child distress and others, organizations are positioning its feet forward to include ‘Child rights’ in its planning and implementation process. In concern with the same, All the Five organizations have implemented CHILDLINE project, which was of finished one year to conceptualize Rights of child through 1098 free phone Service. Through this project, it was intended to enhance the children rights and Social Status of the child especially in the community. CHILDLINE Barmer started on 2011. Since its inception, CHILDLINE Barmer has played a very remarkable role in every aspect, where it responds to every child who dials 1098 and provides Emergency assistance through intervention and long-term follow up. A National, 24 Hour Emergency outreach service, CHILDLINE is a free phone helpline for children in need of care and protection. The CHILDLINE NUMBER 1098 is a toll free number that is common in all the cities of India. Initially started in Mumbai in June 1996, and currently it has been initiated to 195 Cities, across India. CHILDLINE focuses on the most marginalized children in the cities/districts.
Street children, children in domestic work, children who have been abused, child victims of the flesh trade, differently able children, child addicts, children in conflict with the law, children in institutions, mentally ill children, and children affected by HIV/AIDS, children whose families are in crises etc.
CHILDLINE aims at providing emergency assistance to the needs of these children, and then link them to long term services. CHILDLINE also aims at strengthening the child protection systems in the city by sensitizing the allied systems on child rights and placing children on their agenda. In every city, CHILDLINE aims at voicing the concerns and issues of children to policy makers and thus advocate services for children.