CHILDLINE

What is CHILDLINE?

For more details about CHILDLINE click here but here is the definition from Wikipedia.

CHILDLINE works for the protection of rights of all children aged from 0 to 18. Their special focus is on all children in need of care and protection, especially the more vulnerable sections, that includes

  • Victims of child sexual abuse.
  • Street children and youth living alone on the streets.
  • Child labourers working in the unorganised and organized sectors.
  • Domestic help, especially girl domestics.
  • Children affected by physical / sexual / emotional abuse in family, schools or institutions.
  • Children who need emotional support and guidance.
  • Children of commercial sex workers.
  • Child victims of the flesh trade
  • Victims of child trafficking.
  • Children abandoned by parents or guardians.
  • Missing children.
  • Run away children.
  • Children who are victims of substance abuse.
  • Differently-abled children.
  • Children in conflict with the law.
  • Children in institutions.
  • Mentally challenged children.
  • HIV/ AIDS infected children.
  • Children affected by conflict and disaster.
  • Child political refugees.
  • Children whose families are in crisis.

How does EArtH partner with CHILDLINE?

EArtH foundation is helping with Childline on two locations – Peddapalli and Siricilla.

1. Childline Chapter in Peddapalli

 

In July 2018, EArtH started our Childline Chapter in Peddapalli, with the help of the Mother organisation CHILDLINE India Foundation and the Ministry of Women and Child development. Click the link for more information about the Childline concept.

The table shows the details of cases we completed interventions for in the 2018-19 academic year. We are very proud of these results, which saw our efforts:

  • Identify 33 cases of child labour and get these droupouts back into the school system

  • Stop 9 child marriages which allows for further education

  • Help to find 6 missing/run away children which creates an opportunity for them to continue with their education.

2. Childline Chapter in Siricilla

EArtH foundation has started Childline chapter in Siricilla in March 2020. More updates about this chapter will be posted soon.