ADVOCACY

The overall objective is to set up a Child Rights Observatory in Karnataka that is run by a consortium of NGOs & academics with Child Rights Trust as the secretariat. The word “Observatory” is used more in a conceptual sense than a physical one: The project will an omnibus one with a number of sub-projects that together converge to provide the data, analysis, publicity and pressure [as needed] for both Government and Civil Society to act in the best interests of the Child. It will follow and document the progress of child rights realization in the state over time; the collaborating organizations will use the findings and materials to strengthen their advocacy and actions.

With the Child Rights Observatory as a source for information and analysis on the status of children in the state with respect to various indicators, running through the entire duration of the project.

Child Rights Advocacy

ELECTION ADVOCACY

To find out children’s views and insights on a wide range of important topics and to use the result to guide advocacy and programes related to children in the coming years,
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CHILD FRIENDLY LEGISLATORS

Since its inception KCRO is been honoring state legislators who asked the most questions about children’s issues in the Legislature with the title “Child-friendly Legislators”.
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QUESTION HOUR ANALYSIS

Analysis of the Question Hour of the Legislative Assembly and Council to bring out the importance given to children’s issues by people’s representatives,
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CHILD REPORTERS

‘Child Reporters’ is one such activity where it has provided an opportunity to promote child rights particularly keeping child participation as its focal point.
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CHILD FRIENDLY GRAM SABHAS

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Children’s voices are now heard at Grama Panchayat level also. The circular issued by RDPR, GoK to conduct regular Grama Sabhas on children’s issues is bearing fruits.
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MEDIA EVENTS & MATERIALS

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Organization of periodic media events to publicize children’s issues from various sources in order to create awareness among public, officials, parents,
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