Living Conditions, Young Children, Urban Poverty, Slum Children, Children in Slums, Living Conditions, Humara Bachpan, Physical environment, sanitation for children, urbanisation and poverty, urban poor, urban poor children
“Humara Bachpan’’ is a national campaign on living conditions for young children in urban poverty. The campaign calls for inclusion of child friendly components in the urban renewable policies such as Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) and Rajiv Awash Yojana (RAY). Read More
The impact of unsafe sanitation conditions and behaviour are immense that adversely affect the urban poor, women and children.
India’s urban population is increasing at a faster rate than its total population.
17% of the population of India lives in what is defined by the Census as “dwellings that are unfit for human habitation.
None of the 35 Indian cities with a population of more than one million distribute water for more than a few hours per day…
Children growing up in urban poverty have always been debarred of their basic rights and don’t access to safe environment for living.
Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time. No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom.
“Safe Diwali Safe Bachpan” at Salia Sahi, Bhubaneswar organised by Humara Bachpan
With an end note Mayor Mr Jena promised to take necessary steps to make the city child friendly and to consider the children a major beneficiary in the urban development plans and policies.