Child Protection

In Nepal a significant numbers of children are out of system of child protection though Nepal’s child protection system has been governed by a broad range of laws, rules and policies aimed at preventing and responding to all forms of violence, exploitation and abuse against children.  Lack of will power of system administrator, poverty, inequality, illiteracy, cultural rigidities, alcoholism, patriarchal mindset, gender based violence and domestic violence are important reasons, which cause the frequent violation of children’s rights. Many Nepalese orphan children belonging to vulnerable ultra poor house-holds are compelled to be separated from their families and are living in child care homes, living on streets and engaging in the worst forms of child labour. In Rupandehi more than 200 children are on street, about 500 are working as an employee and a large numbers of children are still out of school. Still, early child marriage is taking place in south era of district.

Activities related to child protection

– Campaigning for child protection and awareness raising (community work)

– Counseling, management of street children, rehabilitation and reintegration

– Transit home for street children and vulnerable children

– Education support

– Advocacy for the community based child protection system (Informal)