Bal Raksha Bharat (also known as Save the Children) is a known champion of child protection. Over the years, Bal Raksha Bharat has implemented a number of projects tackling different forms of abuse of children: trafficking, child marriage, child labour, sexual abuse and exploitation. Our work in this area revolves around prevention and timely response, focusing on developing robust child protection systems, strengthening them at the community-, state- and national levels and monitoring them to understand their efficacy. Bal Raksha Bharat has a proven track record in India of both delivering and influencing key policy decisions, such as the legislation on Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (2012), Juvenile Justice Act and amendment of Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act.
Bal Raksha Bharat’s core areas of work under Child Protection include
Our Vision: End all forms of Violence, Abuse and Exploitation of Children in India
Our Reach(March 2016- April 2022): 2.7 Million
Key Child Protection Interventions
Bal Raksha Bharat’s core areas of work under Child Protection include interventions around Children in Street Situations, Child Protection System Strengthening by workforce development through a competency-based training at the local and sub-national levels, ending abuse and exploitation of children, promoting psychosocial well-being through mental health and psychosocial support and online safety of children.