International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 6, Part B (2015)
Awareness of child rights among the parents, school and the children in Chandigarh district with special reference to national commission for protection of child rights
Manvi Bhargava, Tauffiqu Ahamad
India is a youngest country in the world. According to the census 2011children below fifteen year is 25.5 million in India. In the pursuance of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights ensures that all laws, policies, programmes and administrative mechanisms are in consonance with the child rights perspective as enshrined in the Constitution of India as well as in, the United Nation Convention on the Rights of the Child, which India ratified in 1992. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and the State Commissions for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCRs) have been entrusted with the task of monitoring children’s right to education under Section 31 of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009. In this article the major areas which are covered with respect to the awareness of child rights among the teachers, parents and the children. The study is basically based on survey among the different schools in Chandigarh and found that many of the schools didn’t had the awareness about the standards relating to the protection of the children which are set by the National Commission of India.
How to cite this article:
Manvi Bhargava, Tauffiqu Ahamad. Awareness of child rights among the parents, school and the children in Chandigarh district with special reference to national commission for protection of child rights. 2015; 1(6): 74-78.