Comprehensive Rehabilitation Programme For Working Children

Comprehensive Rehabilitation Programme For Working Children(CRPWC) was implemented from 2009-2015 in (   ) and emphasized on improving the quality of lives of children and women in the operational area.

The project worked towards reducing and preventing child exploitation, which was present in various forms in our 30 villages. The project also addressed issues related to child exploitation, which includes physical, emotional, sexual abuse, and girl child neglect.

During the project, the team interacted with owners of units that employed children labourers, who were employed in various stone quarries, brick kilns, chicken hatcheries, hotels, agricultural farms, animal grazing activities and other sectors.

CRPWC worked with key stakeholders in 30 villages, children, parents and the community. as it intensely interacts with parents, self help groups and teachers. Thus, it has the opportunity, potential and experience to initiate community based social systems for an exploitation and abuse free upbringing and development of children.

Overall impact of the interventions

  • Ensure rights of children
  • Livelihood promotion to protect rights of children
  • Health education and taking measures to reduce workplace hazards
  • Initiating child care centres (day care centres) for age appropriate development
  • children forums
  • Parents and children are capacitated with life coping skills in order to reduce incidences of domestic disputes, alcoholism, different forms of academic and social abuse (beating, comparison, pressuring children to excel in studies, etc), tobacco and drug abuse, depression and anxiety in the children due to various reasons.
  • Formation and strengthening of women groups
  • Mainstreaming of drop out children and children engaged in child labour units into bridge schools, schools, informal learning systems, and vocational schools.
  • Preparing the foundation for adolescents to engage in sustainable and dignified professions be it placement or self employment

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