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Training of Multiple Stakeholders on INSPIRE Framework: 7 strategies to end violence against children in Ganjam, Odisha

  Training programme of secondary stakeholders to End Violance Against Children on INSPIRE framework 7 strategies to prevent violence against children, has been organised in 6 blocks, 1 district level for NGOs in Ganjam, Odisha. More than 400 participants including Block Development Officer, Addl. Block Development Officer, Block Education Officer, Addl. Block Education Officer, Medical Officer, Child […]

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Citizen Voice and Social Accountability Improved Sanitation Services in Ganjam, Odisha

  Pratima and Saraswati are among the thirty women who fought to get their incentive money under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin scheme for more than 400 beneficiaries. They have constructed IHHL and using it since last one year but unfortunately their incentive money has not been paid due to bureaucratic issues, poor accountability and negligence of officials. […]

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Making Young Girls and Boys Aware of Reproductive and Sexual Health, Child Marriage, Violence and Trafficking

  Sruti Kumari and Divya Bhanjani have taken initiative to fight stigma and social taboos related to the menstrual of teens in the slums in Berhampur city. They both have started a campaign among the adolescent and youth in the city to sensitize on issues related to the menstrual hygiene, related stigma, and also fighting […]

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Child friendly housing demanded on occasion of World Habitat Week

  12 October, 2015   On the occasion of World Habitat Week, children from 30 slums celebrated by demonstrating their dream house and demand immediate provision of housing to all slums. More than 160 children presented and demanded the local and state government to; (1) Provide housing and tenant rights to all slum dwellers without […]

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Dengue awareness in Berhampur slums initiated by children and youth

    September 20, 2015   Probable outbreak of dengue and other monsoon rain season diseases like malaria, diarrhoea, leptospirosis, jaundice and hoid and looking at the unsafe and unhygienic living condition in most of the slums in the Berhampur city, it is very crucial for the slum dwellers specifically children, youth and women to […]

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Youth for Social Development celebrated its 9th Foundation Day

  September 17, 2015   Youth for Social Development celebrated its 9th Foundation Day with its beneficiaries children, youth and women and the team members on the occasion of the birth day of knowledge lord Sri Ganesh.   We ‘thank’ all our beneficiaries, team, supporters, volunteers, donors, advisers and well wishers for their love and persistent […]

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Children’s demanded ‘child friendly’ in new urban development policies

  September 7, 2015   City Level Children’s Federation, Berhampur here on its 15th federation meeting has demanded child friendly space in the recently launched urban development schemes like Smart city mission, AMRUT and PMAY. Children’s mostly living in urban poverty discussed their neighborhood issues like water, sanitation, housing, transport, electricity, and public space.   […]

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Children meet senior officials to ensure their participation in town planning

  July 25, 2015 Berhampur Children Federation members met Berhampur Development Authority (BDA) Secretary Mrs. Dipti Mayee Mahapatra and submitted a memorandum demanding incorporation of child friendly space in city planning, development schemes and governance. They raised the issues of poor neighbourhood and lack of basic services in slums in the city like water, sanitation, […]

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YSD unveils 1st year performance of Odisha MPs in Parliament

  June 29, 2015 The performance of 21 MPs in Odisha have remained very poor in the first year of 16th Lok Sabha. Only three MPs are able to cross score 30 marks in a yardstick of 100. Similar only 8 MPs are able to spend from their MPLAD funds in Odisha. A socials audit […]

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Children practices journalism to make their voice count

  June 14, 2015   Children practised journalism to ‘make their voice heard’ specifically on issues of their living neighbourhood. Summer vacations made children and child clubs to engage, with an innovative activity to report their inner feelings and expose their inherent qualities of reporting to an activity, issues, their neighbourhood situation and their ambitions. […]

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