Since 2001, Action Aid and Bachpan initiated to facilitate the process of ensuring rights of the children in the city of Bhopal and Itarsi. The project was designed keeping in view the child rights framework. Its mission is to address the rights of individuals, here mainly children, who suffer the most intense denial of rights.

» Introduction

Bachpan is using a rights - based approach to development emphasizing on participation, empowerment and non-discrimination while addressing vulnerability, marginalization and exclusion. Initially the work was started in 9 bastis of Bhopal as a child labour initiative. Later on in year 2006, work was expanded in 11 new bastis (i.e. 20 slums of Bhopal) and 3 railway platforms with support of education campaign AAI.

» Objective of the Programme

  • To ensure the rights of children of most marginalized community
  • To form and sensitized community based organization who take lead role in planning and implementation of the plan in favor of community.
  • Linkages and advocacy with concern department for ensuring the rights of children