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INDIA: Salesian Human Rights Clubs Impact 32,420 Students across Two of India’s States

By at April 25, 2016 | 10:18 am

INDIA: Salesian Human Rights Clubs Impact 32,420 Students across Two of India’s States

(MissionNewswire) In February, a national convention of Salesian human rights clubs (also known as child rights clubs) was held in Hyderabad, the capital city of southern India’s Telangana state. Organized by the Salesian-run People’s Action for Rural Awakening (PARA), human rights club representatives from Salesian programs in the states of Andhra Pradesh and more...

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INDIA: Salesian Child Rights Clubs Highlight Success at “Right to be Heard” Event

By at December 19, 2014 | 11:13 am

INDIA: Salesian Child Rights Clubs Highlight Success at “Right to be Heard” Event

(MissionNewswire) Recently, 140 school children representing 63 human rights clubs from 55 schools participated in a two-day event in collaboration with juvenile justice professionals from the police and courts in the Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of Andhra Pradesh. The event focused on the children’s right to be heard, a basic right established in India’s more...

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INDIA: Salesian Missionaries Develop Awareness Campaign for Prevention of Sexual Abuse

By at November 24, 2014 | 4:51 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missionaries Develop Awareness Campaign for Prevention of Sexual Abuse

(MissionNewswire) Millions of girls in India face discrimination, exploitation and sexual and physical abuse because of their age and their gender, according to UNICEF. A recent UNICEF report, “Hidden in Plain Sight 2014”, details the incidence and prevalence of interpersonal violence against children and highlights global figures and data from 190 countries. The more...

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