A Note About Our Resources
We believe in producing content primarily in Marathi to ensure wider reach in the state and to fill the resource gap in languages other than English. We work hard to produce the content and wish for it to be used and reach large numbers. Hence we have chosen to release all the content under this Creative Commons License. You are welcome to use any of the content below (do credit us!), you are welcome to translate it and/or modify it. Our license requires you to keep the material you create free and available to all.
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- Report of Situational Analysis of Ashram Schools in the context of Child Protection Language: English
This the report of the study conducted in 2016 of Ashram Schools. The study highlights issues in the schools from the perspective of child protection and child rights.
- Jivhala – Child Protection Policy for Ashram Schools Language: Marathi
The Ashram School Study resulted in the publication of this Child Protection Policy now adopted in the schools and being implemented by the Department of Social Justice & Tribal Welfare.
- Child Protection Committees Guidelines (Urban) Language: Marathi
The Maharashtra Government Resolution of 2014 on Child Protection Committees (at village and ward level) mandates the formation of this committee. This booklet has been created for understanding the basics for facilitating the formation of Child Protection Committees at ward level (urban). This has been endorsed by the Department of Women and Child Welfare (Mumbai City and Suburb) and has been used for training with Anganwadi Supervisors and workers.
- Child Friendly Police Guidelines_Second Edition Language: Marathi
This is the second edition of ‘Child Friendly Police Guidelines’. This booklet outlines the historical context, the meaning of the term ‘child friendly’ and its reference in the law. It highlights the positive role police can play and how a child friendly approach can be adopted. This edition also contains a note on ‘child centric and child friendly patrolling’.
Laws made accessible
- What is Child Rights? Language: Marathi
A short introduction to child rights as envisioned in the United Nations Convention for Rights of the Child (UNCRC).
This is the first part of 4 part series on the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. This 6 page flyer contains an overview of the act and its most basic and important features.
This is the second part of the 4 part series on the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. This 6 page flyer explains ‘Children in need of Care and Protection’ and systems and procedures related to them.
This is the third part of the 4 part series on the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. This 6 page flyer explains ‘Children in conflict with the law’ and systems and procedures related to them. This flyer is made for the police especially.
This is the fourth part of the 4 part series on the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. This 6 page flyer explains Other Offenses spelled out in the act that children face. This chapter outlines offenses that may go unnoticed. This flyer is made for the police especially.
- Child Labour Language: Marathi
Child Labour has plagued the world and though there has been a great reduction, the problem persists. In this flyer, we have covered about the issue, the laws under which child labour is addressed – Child Labour (prohibition & regulation) Act, 1986 (amended in 2016) and Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and provisions under Indian Penal Code
- Child Marriage Prohibition Act, 2006 Language: Marathi
Is child marriage a relevant issue in 2020? NFHS has thrown up shocking data. In this flyer we have attempted to highlight the ongoing prevalence of the issue and important provisions of the law (along with a brief history) for different stakeholders.
A brief on India’s first gender neutral law against sexual offences. It is a sensitive and comprehensive law recognising all forms of sexual harm that children are susceptible to – including online abuse. This 8 page flyer describes the main provisions of the law.
- Child Rights & Child Protection Posters Language: Marathi
This is a set of posters created on various issues of child protection, child rights, adolescence that can be used int he community, at police stations, in institutions and schools for awareness. They can also be sued to generate discussion during sessions.
- Covid-19 Awareness Posters Language: Marathi & English
Posters on general awareness about the pandemic and the Supreme Court Guidelines issued for Child Care Institutions and Child Welfare Committees
- Learning Child Protection through the law – A Knowledge Series Language: Marathi
A poster campaign series launched to bring in child rights and child protection everyday – bit by bit 🙂