Child Protection / Child Neglect
According to UNICEF, child protection refers to a broad term to describe philosophies, policies, standards, guidelines and procedures to protect children from both intentional and unintentional harm. In the current context, it applies particularly to the duty of organizations - and individuals associated with those organizations - towards children in their care.
National Policy for Children, 2013
The Constitution of India guarantees Fundamental Rights to all children in the country and empowers the State to make special provisions for children. To affirm the Government’s commitment to the rights based approach in addressing the continuing and emerging challenges in the situation of children, the Government of India has hereby adopted this Resolution on the National Policy for Children, 2013. Through this policy the State is committed to take affirmative measures – legislative, policy or otherwise – to promote and safeguard the right of all children to live and grow with equity, dignity, security and freedom, to ensure that all children have equal opportunities; and that no custom, tradition, cultural or religious practice is allowed to violate or restrict or prevent children from enjoying their rights.
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Legislative and institutional framework for protection of children in India
National policy for persons with disabilities
Author:Ministry of social justice and empowerment, 2006Download
The Essentials of Child protection:A Hand book for beginners
THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN FROM SEXUAL OFFENCES ACT, 2012
Author:MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICEDownload