RESOURCE CENTRE

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 Resource Centre

CHILD IN NEWS

Media Analysis and scanning of media reports on violation of child rights and initiation of corrective actions by the concerned authorities;
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BUDGET ANALYSIS

Analysis of the state budget allocations and expenditures on children’s issues and advocacy for higher/adequate allocations as well.
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STATUS OF THE CHILDREN

Quantitative and qualitative studies, based on primary and secondary data, are collected through various sources by KCRO through NGO/Academic partners.
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STUDENTS ESSAY COMPETITION

Karnataka Child Rights Observatory initiated state level essay competition for students by 2009. Through this KCRO to encourage university level students
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CHILD RIGHTS REALISATION

Commissioning some field research on child rights realisation in the state. The research topics broadly cover issues related to girl child, female foeticide,
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