Monday, April 19, 2010


Kalpaneinda Saadyateyedege” in collaboration with Vidyaranya Kannada Kooata,  Mobility India and CRT was held at Chamarajnagara, Mysore District.
The workshop was held on 18th and 19th of March at Krushi Samshodhana Kendra, Chamarajnagara. 

Participants at the workshop

Objective: The workshop was designed and conducted for two days with the objective of spreading awareness on child rights related issues to the people of the community.

Participants: Twenty-six participants from various sections of the society (NGO, Anganwadi, Community Teachers and Tutors, Media representatives etc).

Participants playing a game (disable-friendly) to be implemented in their community
Language: Kannada.

Facilitators: Mr. Nagasimha.G.Rao and Ms. Rashmi GM from Child Rights Trust.

The programme was inaugurated by Ms.Radha, Deputy Director of Department of Women and Child Development. The workshop dealt with the situation of children in India, analysis through statistical representations, the rights of children, vulnerable children in the society and the various laws in place for protecting the rights of children.

The positive response from the participants provided an impetus to take these workshops ahead. The participants found the workshop to be unique and appreciated the methodology and modules. The participants promised to take forward the issues that they have learned in the workshop and translate it to practice in their day-to-day life.

A group presentation on situation of children

They also suggested that these workshops be conducted to all sections of society with a special focus on rural youth.

Future plans: Follow-up for this workshop will be held on 27 and 28 April 2010.

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