बेटी जिंदाबाद अभियान अपने सहयोगी संगठनो के साथ मिलकर प्रधानमंत्री की ‘बेटी बचाओ बेटी पढाओ’’ योजना का स्वागत करता है. तथा उम्मीद करते हैं की यह महत्वकांक्षी योजना जिसका उद्देश्य बाल लिंग अनुपात (सीएसआर) में सुधार लाना है देशभर में हो रही महिलाओं के प्रति हिंसा को ख़त्म करने में सहायक होगी. लिंग अनुपात एक अति संवेदनशील सूचक है जो महिलाओं की स्थिति दर्शाता है। 0-6 वर्ष के बच्चों में लिंग अनुपात हरियाणा में निरंतर कम होता जा रहा है जो चिंताजनक है।
In solidarity with the ongoing awareness drive in Haryana as part of the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP)’ abhiyan, campaigners of ‘Beti Zindabad’ are organizing various events to showcase their support to the scheme which will formally be launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in Panipat from 20-22 of January.
While Odisha has largely been spared the brunt of Cyclone Hudhud, certain areas in Andhra Pradesh including the port city of Vizag are a picture of devastation. While the immediate and efficient state response, especially in evacuation efforts, managed to restrain the number of casualties and damage to a large extent, the impact of the cyclone is apparent especially amongst the fisher communities on the Vishakapatnam coast.
Incessant rains lasting over six days have wrecked havoc in Meghalaya and Assam, flooding the two States severely and taking over 50 lives and affecting over three lakh people. South West Garo Hill district, West Gao Hill district and North Garo Hills district in Meghalaya are severely affected and adjacent districts of Goalpara, Dhubri and Kamrup in Assam are also inundated. The Borjhar-based Regional Meteorology Centre has predicted heavy to very heavy rains on the 25th of September, which could add to the woes of affected people.
Child Rights Hub in association with the Sponsorship unit is planning to hold a National Convention to showcase the success stories of child advocacy from across ActionAid’s partner organisations in...