Child Protection

Child Protection is a huge areas of engagement. From street children to working children till the creation of effective child centered protection system at local level. Unfortunatly in Nepal there is so much that can be done to foster the concept of child protection. Share your ideas, your studies, research and insights on how to make Nepal a better place to live for children of all ages.

One Girl Under 15 Married Every Seven Seconds

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Child marriage is still one of the biggest plagues faced by the humanity. Read the report from SAVE THE CHILDREN

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Changing Perspectives of Orphanage Volunteering in Nepal

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Martin Punaks, the Country Director of Next Generation Nepal, assesses social activists' efforts in Nepal to end child trafficking to orphanages by campaigning to stop orphanage voluntourism. He goes on to suggest a way forward to finally end orphanage trafficking in Nepal.

‘Broken Dreams – Central American children’s dangerous journey to the United States’ ( UNICEF REPORT)

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Still too many poor kids from Central America are trying a dangerous journey towards the US Dream

Interview with Anju Pun, Country Director, Forget me Not ( Part III)

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This is the final part of the interview with Anju. For more information on Forget Me Not, please visit . In this interview Anju explains about the reunification process that lead a child back to her family among other things. http://forgetmenot.org.au

Interview with Anju Pun, Country Director, Forget me Not ( Part II)

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Anju goes into the details of her work with Forget Me Not to ensure the rights of vulnerable children are respected and how we can overcome the orphanage based model. The third and last part of the Interview with Anju will upload on Tuesday 21st of June, 2016. In this interview, Anju explains about the partnership approach of Forget Me Not and other operational aspects of its work.  For more information on Forget Me Not, please visit http://forgetmenot.org.au

Next Generation Nepal's "Wisdom Wednesdays"

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Wisdom Wednesdays is an innovative program of talks run by Next Generation Nepal and its partners about ethical volunteering. Our expert speakers work in international development, responsible tourism, child rights, volunteering, and diplomatic missions

First global ranking on access to justice for children released ( PRESS RELEASE)

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CRIN, with partners, has carried out a collaborative project seeking to establish how children can access the justice system in their countries. By this we mean the status of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in the national law of each country around the world. European countries are in the highest positions ( https://www.crin.org)

NGN's Widsom Wednesdays: A Series of Talks on Child Rights and Ethical Volunteering

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Next Generation Nepal is running a series of talks and discussions, by child rights activists and ethical tourism experts, on ethical tourism and volunteering in Nepal. They are being held most Wednesdays at 5pm in Paddy Foley's Irish Pub and Restaurant, opposite Kathmandu Guest House, Thamel. Starting at 5:00pm and running until 6:30pm. They are FREE!!! Please join us!!!

Interview with Anna McKeon, Communication Consultant, Better Care Better Volunteering Network ( Part I)

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A multi agency initiative, Better Care Better Volunteering Network promotes ethical alternatives to volunteering in children homes. Anna, in this first part of the interview, explains why it is not ethical to volunteer in residential children care centers, offering some interesting options that can help harming the children. The Second Part of this interview will be published on 10th of April

CHEPANGS, EDUCATION AND LIFE

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               Nepal is culturally developed country. There are about hundreds of culture following their own religion, values and norms. Though many cultures in Nepal are well developed from social point of view, Chepang’s culture is still in the same dark as it was on Stone Age. Education and chepangs are totally separated from each other. Life is in danger if they want education.