Tag: Child Rights

India: ‘Educate Connect program’ to reduce school dropouts among children of migrant workers

According to the India census 2011, there were 92.95 million internal child migrants dispersed across the country, with present-day figures likely to be much higher. Studies indicate that these children are more vulnerable with higher probabilities of child labour and discontinued educational opportunities. The current COVID pandemic has further exacerbated the vulnerable situation of such periled groups. To address these challenges, Aide et Action initiates the ‘Education Connect Program’ which ensures continued learning for returnee migrant children in Odisha.