Founded in 2019, Child Rights Foundation (CRF) is a child-centric national non-profit organization, committed to fulfilment of Child Rights as enshrined in the Indian constitution and UNCRC (United Nation Convention on the Rights of the Child). Our NGO – Child Rights Foundation India – is championing the cause of Child Survival (Health), Child Development (Education & sports) Child Protection ( preventing Abuse and exploitation) and Child Participation.
This note will present data about children’s development in India, explore potential explanations for the level of children’s development and detail some important central government initiatives to improve child development. The article will then present data on child development in three states – Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka – where the Child Development Foundation operates, and detail some state level initiatives that could explain the improvement in child development in some states.
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