Recognising the negative impacts of institutionalisation, the government wants to encourage family-based care of abandoned children.
The citizen’s collective Wada Na Todo Abhiyan has painstakingly documented the systematic budgetary cuts in social welfare programmes over the last two years and has called out the government’s pro-corporate policies that have marginalised the poor further.
First, the good news. The number of married girls in Haryana—a state with one of India’s worst sex ratios–aged less than 18 years decreased 16 percentage points over 13 years (from 57% to 41%). One reason why this happened is a government scheme, Apni Beti Apni Dhan (Your […]
That foreigners can’t be appointed as guardians to persons with disabilities is a travesty of justice to those who have been like parents to people who need help