By Kirthi Jayakumar, Founder & CEO of the Red Elephant Foundation Tweet to @kirthijayakumar Come 4:00 PM, and anyone in the vicinity will tell you that this is a common sight every day: a group of children, chatting, laughing and talking, walk to a house with books, pencils and stationery in tow. For some, it is after … Continue reading Ritu Abbhi: The Lady who Brightens the Future of Many Young Ones
Worldwide, the number of internet users has spiked after the inventions of smartphones and the advancement in the IT field. Almost half of the world is now connected through this infinite web which brings us as humans forward, together. Social apps such as Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp and Snapchat have garnered huge amount of followers worldwide. … Continue reading How safe are our children online?
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." - Martin Luther King Jr - Its heartbreaking isn't it? The fact that children have to be subjected to such harsh conditions at such a tender age. In recent years, there has been a spike in the number of abduction and … Continue reading Trafficking and Child Abuse – A worrying trend that has been on the rise
2.4 million lives. That's the cost of the Syrian war on its children. They are supposed to represent the future of Syria, yet sadly their lives has been seen as nothing but collateral damage for the ongoing infighting in the country. This matter has been highlighted by UNICEF, the organization responsible for the welfare of … Continue reading Children of the world.
In our previous article, we talked about the rights to education and health of children. Today, we'll briefly discuss the remaining fundamental rights for a child, the rights to food & water, a good family life, freedom, an adequate standard of living and also being protected from abuse and harm. Food & Water You know, … Continue reading Children’s Rights? (II)
Yes, you read that right. Just like we all do, children have rights too. According to Wikipedia, "rights" means a moral or legal entitlement to have or obtain something or to act in a certain way. Most of us don't know the basics, do we? So let's start at the very beginning. When the Declaration … Continue reading Children’s Rights?