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"Don't limit a child in your own learning..." - First time in Bengali Language - A Bengali newspaper “Sisu Sambad” (শিশু সংবাদ) giving street children a voice - Sisu Sambad means "News of children" in Bengali.- Meet the street children making their own newspaper at Siliguri,India – A newspaper produced by homeless young people at Siliguri, India is highlighting issues such as Child Marriage,Education,Vocational Training and giving sidelined young people a voice.
 

Street Children in North Bengal– What are their lives like?

Majority of us are blessed because when we return home from offices, colleges and schools there is a family waiting for us which takes away our tiredness. But all are not that fortunate. Many children in North Bengal are deprived off this feeling of family and home. We celebrate every occasion but wonder how street children spend their life and celebrate festivals. They spend  their entire life near bus station, railway station, markets, on footpaths, streets etc. Though a well-structured data and number is not available but it is estimated that India has more than 4,00,000 street children. 18 million children work on streets and 5-20% have no connection with their families. Also India has the largest population of street children in the world.

The Integrated Programme for Street Children was started as initiatives to help children  living on the street fulfil their rights. The programme provides for shelter, nutrition, health care, education, recreation facilities to street children, and seeks to protect them against  abuse and exploitation. The programme aims  to establish a Residential School  . Read More...

 
 

 
     
 
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Mukhopadhyay Foundation believes in North Bengal where no child ever has to live on the Street....

Children run away or are forced to leave homes where they suffer poverty, violence, abuse and neglect. They find themselves living on the streets because there is nowhere else to go and nobody to turn to. We work to reach children as soon as they arrive on the streets and intervene before an abuser can . Read More...

 

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First time in the history of Bengali Literature "Sisu Sambad" a Monthly News Paper run by the Street Children of North Bengal.

North Bengal always had a strong legacy of intellectualism and a rich cultural heritage that had its reflection in all spheres of social life in the state such as art, literature, science, politics and journalism.Right from the time of renaissance... Sisu Sambad

 

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