BLOGS

[7th May 2016] The Child & The Hospital

How to Safeguard Rights & Interests of Child Victims of Sexual Offences while Journeying Through The Medical System On 7th May, 2016, Prerana’s Aarambh India Initiative in collaboration with UNICEF, CEHAT, Savitribai Phule Gender Resource Centre (SPGRC) and SNEHA invites frontline social workers and community workers working with children for a specialized training and orientation on working...

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Jobs @ Aarambh: Communications Officer

Aarambh is an initiative of Mumbai-based NGO Prerana and the Hong Kong based ADM Capital Foundation that works to support communities to safeguard children from sexual abuse and exploitation.  We believe that every individual has a role to play in protecting children. We work to ensure that they are enabled and empowered to fulfill that...

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[10 Feb]The Catalog: No Safety in Schools

When Will Schools Learn? When Will They Start Taking Responsibility? When Will They Stop Repeating the Same Mistakes Over and Over Again? Last week’s relentless news cycle on cases of abuse within school premises has left a depressing impression of our educational institutions. In almost every case, the schools were found inept. Instituting pre-emptive measures to prevent abuse...

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[31 Jan]The Catalog: Caste and The Child

Hello. It is  always a shame that it takes a tragedy to spark a conversation about everyday oppression. This week’s ‘The Catalog’ has a special focus on the abuse and violence perpetrated against children and youth in the name of caste. The dynamics of power is a central factor in almost every case of abuse. And caste is a...

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Juvenile Justice Act 2015: What You Need to Know About The New Law

The newly amended Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act of 2015 came into force on 15th January, 2015. Experts have called it a tragedy and a travesty in the face of child rights and child protection. The decision to exact severe, retributive punishments from a child in conflict with the law is a...

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