Some Significant Achievements

  • 1 Save the Children has implemented over 100 programmes in 20 states of India.
  • 2 The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2013 in Jammu & Kashmir was drafted by Save the Children, along with training module for police.
  • 3 Save the Children was recognized by Ministry for Labour and Employment for its contribution to the Standard Operating Procedure for Enforcement of the Child and Adolescent (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 and reframing of the rules.
  • 4 Save the Children developed Standard Operating Procedure for Children in Street Situations with National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). This has been adopted by seven states: Delhi, West Bengal, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha and Bihar.
  • 5 Save the Children played a leading role in strengthening Right to Education (RTE) Forum, India’s largest civil society movement on Right to Education Act
  • 6 Save the Children launched a global campaign: #EveryLastChild in April 2016 which captured the attention of the government where the then Minister of Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs, Venkaiah Naidu; the then Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Stuti Narain Kacker along with Swaroop Rawal (Actor & Educationist) and Save the Children International’s CEO, Helle Thorning-Schmidt and the then Save the Children India Chairperson, Harpal Singh, civil society and UN representatives, and over 150 children from the slums of Delhi, pledged to stand up for the rights of children.
  • 7 Over the years, Save the Children has nurtured numerous child champions wherein children become the torch-bearers of children’s issues. They have gone to represent children at global forums like United Nation's General Assembly, TEDx, Ashoka Youth Venture and others.

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