Most people living in the slum areas of Guwahati city are daily wage earners and are currently out of their jobs due to the COVID pandemic lockdown. Feedback from authorities and communities inform us that many of such families are facing a massive food crunch. This is affecting a child's right to food. To cater to essential supplies of people living in the Uzan Bazar and Bamunimaidam slum areas of Guwahati City
Making Child Protection a Reality
Systems Reform vis-a-vis Child Protection
Child Sexual Abuse
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What UTSAH is all about
UTSAH’s work can be divided into two parts
The Constitution of India, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Indian National Policy on Children 2013, the Juvenile Justice(Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015, the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012, the Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act 1986, the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006, the Immoral Trafficking Prevention Act 1956 lays out various provisions for the protection of children from sexual violence.
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Recently, UTSAH introduced “Raksha Haat”, an online platform with the purpose of raising funds for children affected by sexual violence. In order to achieve this, painters, writers, and designers contribute to this platform by donating one of their creations into UTSAH’s charity box. These items are showcased and sold on UTSAH’s facebook page. All funds raised through this new online platform will
A light blue jacket could help change children’s perception of the police, child rights experts and Assam Police officials said on Friday, a day after they launched Sishu Mitra, an ambitious collaborative programme to holistically change how the men in khaki interact with young people.
GUWAHATI: A senior official of SOS Children’s Village, Guwahati, has been arrested on charges of molesting three minor girls who are among the 140 children who live in the village.
The village at Azara was set up under the international organization, SOS Children’s Villages International, in 1988. The SOS Villages organization states its aim is to “protect and care for children who have lost parental care or stand to lose it.”
GUWAHATI- Chilling details of sexual and physical abuse inflicted upon girl inmates of children home at Sivasagar has come to the fore. Worse, one of the survivors even attempted to end her life after finding all doors closed in her pursuit for justice!
The girl along with two other inmates was allegedly subjected to sexual and physical abuse by the superintendent of the children home. The matter first came to light when the Child Welfare Committee,
Guwahati: Three Assam police officers were arrested today on charges of murdering a juvenile in February this year.
Former officer-in-charge of Bharalumukh police station here, Uma Bora, sub-inspector Azizur Rahman, and Tamizuddin Ahmed were arrested today following an investigation revealing that Raja Ali, a 13-year-old boy who was arrested on charges of theft, died after being beaten up by the trio in police custody.
Raja was arrested by Bharalumukh police on February 9
GUWAHATI: The Guwahati district and sessions court have convicted one Vikash Sahani and sentenced him to 7 years’ imprisonment under Section 4 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012. A fine of Rs 50,000 was also slapped on the convict.
Sahani had raped a minor girl who was employed by Sahani’s father NK Sahani as a child laborer. In August 2014
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Vice President, Royal Group of Institutions
“Let’s agree that in helping the best interests and the welfare of children, we serve the best interest of all humanity. Cheers to UTSAH”
Director, Youthnet, Nagaland
“I would do anything to fiercely protect my children’s right- every child deserves it too. Let us do our best to protect every child’s right as they were our own. I support Utsah.”
Entrepreneur,Promoter of North East Festival, Rongali
“Protect our children today, they will make our country tomorrow. I support UTSAH . I support child rights”
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