Focused Area: Child Protection / Awareness
Dhanusha, Sunsari and Saptari
Targeted Beneficiaries: 2000+ Children
- Community Awareness Programs
- Experiences Sharing Sessions
For the universalization of education and ensure the education right of the dalit, disabled, poor, disadvantages groups and girl children from remote areas SOP (Branch School) have been promoted. It is approached to approve as a primary school by concerned DEOs. Similarly, with the objectives of mainstreaming the dalit, girls and disable children, child rights protector (CRP) is introduced in selected focus toles as an inclusive approach to reduce drop out and irregular students. Ultimate aim of CRP is to make child labour free toles. Individual from different walks-of-life, such as teachers, women, SMC members, youths, political leader, and parents speak out and advocate with regard to child labour issues, concept of child labour free toles and so on. Because of their enormous efforts along with the continuous support from the local community structures, toles have been declared as Child Labour Free Toles.
The impacts of CRP’s efforts have been recognized by the government of Nepal. The Department of Education has introduced the concept of education promoter in a pilot phase in five districts of Nepal. The roles and responsibilities of these education promoter are similar to that of ASN’s CRPs. CRPs have been performing as Education Promoters, assigned by the DEO in ASN’s working areas in Dhanusha. This is also a valued achievement for ASN to integrate its best practices and policies into the government programmes.