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Independent Thought is a National Human Rights organization working with a Vision for a Society based on the Principles of Equity, Justice and Mutual Respect; where the mind is without fear and holding an Independent Thought is possible for every individual, including the most vulnerable, the Child. Independent Thought N â€“ 257|Sector 25| Noida 201301 | Delhi NCR firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com | 9971884900 | 9971384994 www.ithought.in
Introduction Independent Thought (iThought – www.ithought.in) is a National Human Rights organization working towards equity, justice and mutual respect. Based in Delhi NCR, iThought provides technical and handholding support to non government, government and multilateral Funding, Policy, Research and Grassroots organizations in several states of India. Page | 1 iThought has a team of multidisciplinary professionals and consultants with expertise in the areas of Law & Development; Rights of Children, Women and Marginalized Communities; Governance Intervention (ULB, PRI & Schedule Areas) and Conflict Zone; Social & Legal Studies & Action Research; Development of Legal Manuals & IEC Materials; & Imparting Trainings; Participatory and Rights Based Approach; Strategic Planning, Monitoring & Evaluations. As a National Organization, iThought and team has worked in several states, such as; Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Delhi, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Vision A Society based on the Principles of Equity, Justice and Mutual Respect; where the mind is without fear and holding an Independent Thought is possible for every individual, including the most vulnerable, the Child. Mission To create an atmosphere where critical thinking, independence of thought and action based on reason of every individual is equally respected and are not barred based on age, gender, class, caste, religion, race etc. Values Independence of Thought, Views and Expression Encourage Innovative Creations Non-discrimination & Pro people Secular & Non-violence Democracy, Transparency & Accountability
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Technical Support Action Research & Studies Advisory Services Facilitation, Training & Counseling Human Rights Law & Policy Law & Environment Mapping, Baseline and Analytical Reports Organizational Development & Handholding Process Documentation Strategic Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Training Manuals & IEC Materials
Programme Initiatives • 1st Independent Thought National Legal Essay Competition • Centre for Child Rights Law & Policy (CCRLP) • Girl Child Rights Initiative • Human Rights Law and Governance • iThought2Act (Interns and Volunteers) • iThought2Dedicate Fellowship • Partnerships & Networking • Promoting Critical Thinking • Publications
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Action Research & Studies Status of Child Protection in Uttar Pradesh for CHILDLINE India Foundation • Details of Work and Activities: As part of a National Study in 10 States, Quantitative and qualitative data collection on child protection issue at district, block and village level from multiple stakeholders were collected in Uttar Pradesh. Participated in finalizing the questionnaire and pilot testing of the study at the National Level. • Period / Status: June, 2009 • Team: Ranjana Srivastava with the iThought Team. Handholding Status of Child Protection study in Delhi for CHILDLINE India Foundation • Details of Work and Activities: Handholding support to the research team for data collection on child protection issue in NCT of Delhi. Undertook the training of field researchers and through out the study provided guidance to the research team for data collection and compilation. • Period / Status: February, 2010 • Team: Ranjana Srivastava. International Girls Count Initiative Project, IDLO-HAQ • Details of Work and Activities: International Development Law Organisation [IDLO] [www.idlo.int] conducted a comparative study in four countries India, Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Kenya on 7 thematic Areas for ensuring protection of girls. In India its was undertaken in 7 States anchored by HAQ Centre for Child Rights. iThought team ensured the Primary Data Collection and analysis in SPSS. • Period: January, 2010 • Team: Soumya Bhaumik and Ranjana Srivastava • Link: http://www.idlo.int/DOCCalendar/IndiaReport_FINAL.pdf Development of Five Year Action Plan; Urmul, Bikaner, Rajasthan & Plan India • Details of Work and Activities: Study and Research of Child Rights in the Program Area and Develop Five Year Action Plan for Plan, India & Urmul (Bajju), Bikaner District, Rajasthan. • Period: May – June 2010 • Team: Vikram Srivastava with support from iThought Team.
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Advisory Services Advisory in Pilot Project; Railway Children, UK • Details of Work and Activities: Provided inputs on the pilot project of Railway Children with Delhi Police for supporting social workers of SJPUs at 4 police districts in Delhi. Page | 3 • Team: Vikram Srivastava and Team. Advisory in Developing Child Protection Policy; Dream A Dream, Bangalore •
Details of Work and Activities: Advised and Guided Dream A Dream's towards development of their Child Protection Policy. As an organization, we are using this document to sensitize people in Dream A Dream (staff/ volunteers/ partners/ visitors) on child rights and protection. The purpose of putting CPP in place was to sensitize and educate employees / partners / volunteers / consultants and vendors towards maintaining the safe spaces while working with children. Period: July 2012
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Facilitation, Training & Counseling Orientation Training on Child Protection, ICPS and JJ System; Dept of Women and Child Development (DWCD), Govt. of Chhattisgarh and UNICEF, Raipur • Details of Work and Activities: Training on Child Page | 4 Protection, Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) and Juvenile Justice System for Senior District Officials at Eleven Districts of Chhattisgarh namely Dhamtari, Durg, Korea, Janjgir, Jashpur, Kawardha, Mahasumund, Raigarh, Rajnandgaon, Raipur and Sarguja. • Period / Status: December, 2011 to April 2012. • Team: Vikram Srivastava. Facilitated Session on Child Rights in India and Possibilities in Bhutan • Details of Work and Activities: Session on Child Protection, Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) and Juvenile Justice System for Officials of Bhutan Parliament. This was part of the 10 days residential training on “Gender and Politics Capacity Building for the Committee of Secretaries of Bhutan Parliament” organized by Centre for Social Research (CSR), New Delhi.
Period / Status: August 2012 Team: Vikram Srivastava and Aparna Dwivedi, iThought Team.
Facilitated State Consultation on ICPS in UP for Plan India • Details of Work and Activities: Facilitated a two day State Consultation on Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) for Plan International (India) & Dr. Shambhunath Singh Research Foundation in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh and facilitated development of strategy and way forward for the state on the issue. • Period / Status: November 2009 • Team: Vikram Srivastava with iThought Team. Life Skill Training & Child Participation for Asha Deep Foundation (UNICEF Project) • Details of Work and Activities: Trainings of Children aged between 8 – 14 years on Life Skill education. Facilitated two day training programmes on life skill education and child participation for 5 batches of children in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh. • Period / Status: October, 2011 Training & Capacity Building; Department of Training [Government of NCT Delhi] • Details of Work and Activities: Training Sessions on social issues. Facilitated training programmes for Officers of Delhi Government on issues of Sexual Harassment at Work Place, Ethics in Governance & Corruption towards a gender friendly and transparent system in concerned departments. • Period / Status: Ongoing • Assignment: Ranjana Srivastava & Vikram Srivastava Independent Thought N – 257|Sector 25| Noida 201301 | Delhi NCR firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com | 9971884900 | 9971384994 www.ithought.in
Refresher Training and National update on JJ System and ICPS; Railway Children, UK • Details of Work and Activities: Refresher Training and National update on JJ System and Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) to the National team of Railway Children and inputs provided as to National Strategy and way forward to the National Team, Railway Children, India. Team: Vikram Srivastava • Period / Status: September, 2010 Training & Capacity Building for Hero Honda and SARD • Details of Work and Activities: Undertook session on HIV/AIDS for adolescent girls students of 10th & 12th standards at Hero Honda School, Daru Hera, Haryana in collaboration with SARD. The topics covered were reproductive health, sex and sexuality, causes and prevention of HIV/AIDS through participatory role plays and group exercises. • Period / Status: August, 2009 • Team: Ranjana Srivastava Counseling in Swati; Oxfam Supported Project • Details of Work and Activities: Regular counseling provided to adolescent girls, youth and women of slum areas. The purpose was to aware and sensitize them on health, education, personality development and legal guidance on domestic violence cases, importance of education and issues related to personality development. • Period / Status: April, 2010 to January, 2011 • Team: Ranjana Srivastava Counseling at Sarahana Education Society, New Delhi • Details of Work and Activities: Provide regular counseling to WIPs and children on education, health and support them in advocating for basic entitlements, identity and dignity. • Period / Status: April to December, 2010 • Team: Ranjana Srivastava Life Skill Education; Asha Deep Foundation, Ghaziabad & Moradabad Projects • Details of Work and Activities: Facilitated Life Skill Education session to 30 girls (participated from 5 villages of Loni Block, Ghaziabad) on leadership, Communication & Decision Making. (UNICEF supported project) • Period / Status: October, 2011 Training Session, NIPCCD, New Delhi • Details of Work and Activities: Facilitated session on Human Trafficking and Preventive Mechanism to Protection Officers, ICDS functionaries and social workers from different states at National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD). • Period / Status: August, 2011 • Team: Ranjana Srivastava Training & Capacity Building of SOS Children Village • Details of Work and Activities: "Child Rights Based Approach & Family Strengthening Program" to National Team members of SOS Children's Villages of India. • Period: 2009 • Assignment: Vikram Srivastava Motivational Talk on Volunteering; iVolunteers • Details of Work: Motivational talk and orientation on developmental sector to volunteers. Independent Thought N – 257|Sector 25| Noida 201301 | Delhi NCR firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com | 9971884900 | 9971384994 www.ithought.in
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Human Rights Law & Policy Capacity Building Programme on Human Rights & Governance; IGSSS & WHH • Details of Work and Activities: Training Consultant for workshop on “Governance and Rights Based Approaches” in Srinagar. Capacity Building on Human Rights with reference Page | 6 to conflict zones in India especially the Kashmir for context. The workshop meant for Staffs of IGSSS under the project funded from Welthungerhilfe (WHH) and European Union focused on UDHR, Constitution of India, Panchayati Raj Institutions and Human Rights Institutions. The challenges of Panchayati Raj Act and upcoming elections were dealt. • Period / Status: 4th to 7th April 2011 • Team: Vikram Srivastava State Policy for Children and State Action Plan for Children for J & K (Drafting); Save the Children & Department of Social Welfare [Government of Jammu & Kashmir] • Details of Work and Activities: Lead Consultant: Drafted State Policy for Children and State Action plan for Children, Government of Jammu & Kashmir (through Save the Children). Held consultations at Leh, Kargil, Srinagar, Jammu and Rajouri with children, community, civil society, government officials, district councils and elected representatives. • Status / Period: Completed; August 2010. • Team: Vikram Srivastava as Lead Consultant. Drafted Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Plan India • Details of Work and Activities: Drafted SOP for Redressal Mechanism against Child Sexual Abuse for Institutions (including Schools) for Plan India and Dr. A V Baliga Memorial Trust & Plan India. Held multi stakeholder consultations. • Period: 1st March to 25th June, 2012 • Team: Ranjana Srivastava
Law & Environment Investigator Consultant in Global Inventory Project; Blacksmith Institute, USA • Details of Work and Activities: Investigator Consultant in Global Inventory Project. Blacksmith Institute (www.hpfund.org) is running a worldwide project to conduct Initial Site Page | 7 Assessment (ISA) to identify sites affected by industrial hazardous pollution. Release of these hazardous materials causes soil, water and food contamination and immensely affecting the health of the human being staying in and around areas of these industries. in the Global Inventory Project for identifying sites affected by industrial hazardous pollution. • Areas Covered: Uttar Pradesh [Babusarai, District - Bhadohi; and Dudhi Block, Sonbhadra District] Bihar [Barauni, District-Begusarai and Hathidah Khurd, Mokama Block, Patna District, Madhya Pradesh [Pithampur, Dhar District; Indore City]. • Team: Ranjana Srivastava with the support from the iThought Team. Socio-Legal Study on Legal and Institutional Mechanism concerning Land in UP; AIM • Details of Work and Activities: Fact finding and data collection on surplus land in 3 Gram Panchayats in District Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh to Strengthen the Community Campaign for Access of Women / Dalit on land for AIM, Lucknow. Legal desk research along with evidence collection from the field and district and block level offices. Meetings were held with community and government officials and people representatives and other stakeholders. Preparation of report based on primary findings and secondary research. • Period / Status: June 2011 • Link: ftp://ftp.solutionexchange.net.in/public/gen/cr/res14101101.pdf Scheduled Area Governance; Assignment World Bank • Details of Work and Activities: Implementation framework for Provisions of the Panchayat (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996 [PESA] in Chhattisgarh. Legal and Institutional Study; evidence collection; meetings with stakeholders and suggesting reform. Provided suggestive matrix for legal reform for implementation. • Period / Status: October 2009 to February 2010 • Assignment: Vikram Srivastava as Legal Consultant with the World Bank under the Governance and Decentralisation programme.
Mapping, Baseline and Analytical Reports Mapping Study in West and North West District of Delhi for Plan India • Details of Work and Activities: Conduct the study in West and North West District areas to identify the Children in Need of Care and Protection and Juvenile in Conflict/Contact of Page | 8 Laws for Nav Srishti supported by Plan India, New Delhi. Mapping of vulnerable children and concentration areas through a team of research investigators. • Status/Period: April – June 2012 Analytical Report of Baseline Survey for Asha Deep Foundation, Delhi NCR • Details of Work and Activities: Preparation of Analytical Baseline Report from Raw Field Data from seven villages of Uttar Pradesh, through SPSS on Community Development with focus on Women & Child Rights and Livelihood Security. • Status / Period: Completed; July, 2011 Anchored Baseline Study in Baramulla and Bandipora, J&K; IGSSS & WHH • Details of Work and Activities: Anchored Baseline Study and preparation of Analytical Report for the Human Rights Intervention in 50 villages in 3 administrative blocks (Pattan, Singhpora, and Sumbal) of Baramulla and Bandipora districts of Jammu & Kashmir which share the border with Pakistan occupied Kashmir. In field data collection was undertaken by the Srinagar IGSSS team. • Period / Status: July – October 2011 Pre-testing and Finalization of Baseline Interview schedule; Plan India • Details of Work and Activities: Provided technical support in Pre-testing of interview schedule prepared for the house hold survey near about Ganga Ghaat, Varanasi for PLAN India and Sambhunath Research Foundation, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. • Period / Status: September, 2009
Organizational Development & Handholding Technical Handholding Support; Matrisudha, New Delhi [www.matrisudha.org] • Details of Work and Activities: Ongoing support in management, administration and operation of projects and organization related work. Supportive role in conducting field based research, periodic monitoring and evaluation of ongoing programme and capacity and skill development of staff. iThought partner with Matrisudha for undertaking research and training activities. • Period / Status: Ongoing Technical Handholding Support; Sarahana Education Trust, New Delhi • Details of Work and Activities: Ongoing support in management, administration and operation of projects and organization related work. Supportive role in conducting counseling session of women in prostitution and their children, proposal and documentation, periodic monitoring and evaluation of ongoing programme and capacity and skill development of staff. • Period / Status: Ongoing Technical Handholding Support; Swati, New Delhi • Details of Work and Activities: Carried out the role of preparation IEC material like flipbook, poster and pamphlet on the issues of Gender, HIV/AIDS and education; capacity building of staff & thematic trainings on Right to Health & Education, regular Counseling session of girls/women on health, personality development, education, domestic violence, employment and legal issues. • Period / Status: Ongoing Facilitated Team Building and Orgainsational Development; Udayan Care, New Delhi • Details of Work and Activities: Facilitating different exercises on team building and organizational development, created a platform where staff shared their strength, weakness and challenges. Through participatory approach a joint action plan was discussed and framed for capacity building of the staff and system strengthening of the organization. • Team: Vikram Srivastava with iThought Team. Staff Performance Assessment, SRF, Varanasi • Details of Work and Activities: Facilitated the Staff Performance Assessment at Sambhunath Research Foundation, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The purpose was to scale the skill and capacity of each staff and to suggest skill enhancement program for the staff and system improvement plan to the organization. Conducted individual and peer review of staff capacity and skill through a participatory mode. • Period / Status: July 2009 • Team: Vikram Srivastava with iThought Team.
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Partnerships & Networking Technical Support Agency for UNICEF • Organisation: UNICEF, Lucknow • Details of Work: Technical Agency to build capacity of Community Based Trainers (CBT) Page | 10 for the project: “To promote Child Rights in three Districts (Jaunpur, Mirzapur and Sonebhadra) of Uttar Pradesh”. • Activities Undertaken: The project entails to capacitate around 300,000 families in over 2500 villages through a cascade model by over 150 Community based master trainers (CBTs) to be trained and handheld by iThought. Following activities will be undertaken during the period o 7 TOTs and 7 Refreshers on Ten Point Child Friendly Agenda and Behaviour Communication Skills o 7 TOTs and 7 Refreshers on Child Protection and Facilitation Skills o Provide Supportive Supervision in the field to CBTs of 20 UNICEF partners. • Period / Status: Ongoing (September 2011 – June 2012) Partnership – Justice Makers Global Initiative, 2010 • Organisation: Justice Makers International • Partnership Mode: • Details of Work: Independent Thought partnered with Justice Makers Global Initiative, 2010. The Justice Makers competition held each year to address the crumbling infrastructure, lack of legal resources and unchecked instances of torture in the developing countries. • Activities Undertaken: iThought has taken the responsibility of 2010 Justice Makers Competition. Supported in putting up posters, distribute postcards and send emails to attract potential applicants. • Link: http://justicemakers.ibj.org/partners/justicemakers-partner-details/#ithought
Process Documentation Process Documentation, AIM, Uttar Pradesh • Details of Work and Activities: Documentation of the Jan Sunwai on Right to Education in District Lakhimpur Kheri with audio visual support for future advocacy for rights of children. • Status / Period: September, 2011 Process Documentation of Chuppi Todo Project of Plan in Delhi • Details of Work and Activities: Process documentation of Chuppi Todo Project of Plan India and Dr. A V Baliga Memorial Trust which included Interdepartmental coordination meeting documentation and State Consultation on ICPS and Analytical report “Chuppi Todo” films screenings. • Period: 1st March to 25th June, 2012 • Team: Ranjana Srivastava with iThought Team. Documentation of Learn without Fear for Plan, India • Details of Work and Activities: Preparation of Document covering the National Consultation of five states on Learn without fear on Right to Education Act and State Model Rules. • Period: 22nd March to 30th April, 2012 • Team: Ranjana Srivastava with iThought Team. Documentation of HUP field staff Training on Newborn and Child Health; PFI • Details of Work and Activities: Documentation of the 4 day Newborn and Child Health Training of the HUP field staff of Population Foundation of India. Analysis of the pre test and post test questionnaires administered to the trainees to rate training effectiveness. • Period: 15th May to 28th May, 2012
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Promoting Critical Thinking among School Students Independent Thought has been engaging with School Children to facilitate and provide them the scope to break Page | 12 from the stereotype of boxed patterned way of thinking, liking, and living. iThought believes that the circle of Critical Thinking, Independence of Thought and Action Based on Reasons; has to be inculcated, praised and promoted in our children and youth, in their best interest and to curb various evils which has engulfed our social fabric and governance system. Critical Thinking is about allowing every child to have a critical view of the surrounding; the environment should allow the child questioning anything and everything before one accepts. The society and adults should promote an environment where questioning is seen as an expression of inquisitiveness and critical thinking rather than being a deviant. Once a child sees the world around critically, they are bound to have an Independence of Thought. Such children will not only be better informed as to what is right and wrong, with reasons; but would also be socially contributing. We would be creating better citizens for our society and nation. With a critical mind and independence of thought, our children would subscribe or indulge in only Actions Based on Reasons. Neither they will get into irrational behaviour nor will they allow others to indulge in unjustified actions. Such vigilant children are the need at levels of both home and society; politics to governance. One might have a representative democracy and legal mechanisms and tools such as Right to information, but if the mind is not free and able to think and question; even democratic governance becomes tyrant. Once a child is able to identify rationality in actions of others and oneself, through critical thinking; the child would have an Independent Thought. Collaborating School – Ongoing Programmes • Primary School, Nithari1, Noida • •
Adarsh Primary School, Indira Market, Noida. Bidhan Nagar Government School, BD-Block, Sector-I, Salt Lake City, Kolkata
Nithari is infamous for the mass kidnapping and death of numerous children few years back. The programme is towards building a more confident children who are able to speak out in incidences of their rights violations. Independent Thought N – 257|Sector 25| Noida 201301 | Delhi NCR firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com | 9971884900 | 9971384994 www.ithought.in
iThought at British Council Young Global Citizens' Summit 2012 Independent Thought was one of the 12 participating resource organisations at the British Council Young Global Citizens' Summit 2012 held at the Sai International School, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The residential camp be held from 2629 January provided a unique opportunity to 300 students and 100 teachers to take part in some of the most exciting Page | 13 workshops, events and discussions. iThought facilitated Social Action Project discussion among over 100 participants on themes such as Children & Childhoods; Equal Opportunity; Global Village & We; Climate Change and Society & Social Actions. Children then finally developed project designs for local actions on two themes Children & Childhoods and Climate Change
1st Independent Thought National Legal Essay Competition among Law Students
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Strategic Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Evaluation Consultant for the CIDC Programme of Plan India • Details of Work and Activities: Evaluation Consultant for Plan India Programme on Children in Difficult Circumstances (CIDC), which supports projects focusing on children on Page | 14 the street and railway stations in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. The programme is being implemented by Sewa Mandir in Rajasthan; SRF in Varanasi and Mughalsarai; and Chetna in Delhi, Mathura, Agra, Gwalior and Jhansi. Evaluation is to review the progress, impacts and benefits of the CIDC projects, identify aspects that need to be strengthened for better program implementation by partner and understand the institutional strengthens and weaknesses and develop a future strategy, an evaluation is commissioned for three projects. • Period: July – August 2012 Situational Analysis and Restructuring Plan for Delhi; CHILDLINE India Foundation • Details of Work and Activities: Undertook the Situational Analysis of Child Protection in Delhi and Future Strategies for CHILDLINE Delhi through Multi Stakeholder Interactions through FGDs and Unstructured Interviews; with Children, Juvenile Justice Institutions (CWC, JJB, Homes, etc), DCPCR & NCPCR, NGOs, District and State Level Administrative bodies such as Police, Labour, Education, MCD, DC etc. Proposed the CHILDLINE Restructuring plan for Delhi. • Status / Period: May 2011 – April 2012 Assessment – Protecting the Rights of Children Employed in the Garment Industry in Delhi; Save the Children • Details of Work and Activities: To assess the implementation processes and achievements of the project especially in terms of its achievements, effectiveness and sustainability. To document lesson learnt in terms of intervention selection and project implementation and make recommendations for future programming
Period: October 2011 Team: Vikram Srivastava with iThought Team.
Need Assessment Study on Juvenile Justice System; Railway Children, UK • Details of Work and Activities: Need Assessment Study to evaluate, among other things the functioning of Juvenile Justice Act (2000) System in Jabalpur and Itarsi, Madhya Pradesh, for strengthening the existing interventions of Railway Children. Interactions with multiple stakeholders such as railway children, vendors, railway police and officials, NGOs, children at homes, JJB & CWC functionaries and other concerned stakeholders. • Period: April – September 2010 • Team: Vikram Srivastava with iThought Team.
Formulation of Long Term Planning on Child Rights; Plan India and Urmul, Rajasthan • Details of Work and Activities: Supported Plan India & Urmul (Seemant) Samit y, Bajju, Bikaner, Rajasthan in formulation of Long Term Planning process with regard to Child Right with special emphasis on Right to Protection and Advocacy strategy. Detailed study of the area, issues, programme and organisational capacity, leading towards the development of a comprehensive Five Page | 15 Year Action Plan and strategy. • Period: March 2010 • Team: Vikram Srivastava with iThought Team. Assessment & Empanelment of Organisations; Joining Hands, New Delhi • Details of Work and Activities: Assessment and empanelment of organization for volunteering programme of over 20 Organizations in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh & Rajasthan working in the area of health, education, environment, livelihood and community development for placement of volunteers. • Period: 2008 • Team: Ranjana Srivastava Mid Term Evaluation of Sugam Jagriti, Jahanabad, Bihar for NEG FIRE • Details of Work and Activities: Midterm evaluation of Sugam Jagriti organisation working with the “Ati Dalit” community and Musahars on Right to Education and inclusive development supported by NEG Fire. The participatory process included meetings with staff and management, meetings with Community members, CBOs, PRI members and Children. • Period: September – October, 2011 • Team: Vikram Srivastava Mid Term Evaluation of DEEP, West Champaran, Bihar for NEG FIRE • Details of Work and Activities: Midterm evaluation of DEEP organisation working with the Tharu tribes on Right to Education and sustainable development supported by NEG Fire. The participatory process included meetings with staff and management, meetings with Community members, CBOs, PRI members and Children. • Period: September – October, 2011 • Team: Vikram Srivastava End Evaluation of Asha Deep Foundation in Delhi NCR for Development Focus, Bangalore • Details of Work and Activities: Evaluation for Development Focus supported project titled PEACE by Asha Deep Foundation in Delhi NCR. The purpose of the study was to assess the impact of Gali School Education programme (meant for slum children) and to review the achievement of the project as per the set goals and objectives. • Period: October, 2010 • Team: Vikram Srivastava with iThought Team.
Training Manuals & IEC Materials Manual on Gender related Legislations; National Law University, Jodhpur & UNFPA • Details of Work and Activities: Manual on Gender related Legislations for the National Law University [NLU], Jodhpur & UNFPA Initiative. Editing and Review of the chapter / topic details along with insertion of couple of chapters, providing the right flow and making Page | 16 is reader and user friendly. • Team: Vikram Srivastava. Training Module Development on Laws related to Violence against Women, HRLN • Details of Work and Activities: Developing Training Module on the various laws related to ‘violence against women’ for Human Rights Law Network (HRLN). The purpose was to create a simplified manual for Para Legal staff, Project Coordinators and Field social worker on gender, sexual crime against women, caste based violence, acid attack, violence against law (procedural law), maternal mortality and morbidity and role of lawyer/activist. • Team: Vikram Srivastava. Training Manual on Gender; Swati [Oxfam Project] • Details of Work: developed a pictorial training manual on Gender training including Art work and design • Status: limited Publication developed a pictorial training manual on Gender training • Team: Ranjana Srivastava with iThought Team
City Urban Health Profiles for Population Foundation of India, New Delhi • Details of Work and Activities: To develop city urban health profile of 5 cities (i.e: Delhi, Pune, Jaipur, Agra & Bhubaneswar). Content setting, modifications, re-writing based on information provided by respective HUP team, editing of the profiles, page setting, layout and design with graphics. The purpose is to showcase Urban Poor Health Programme which is being executed in all the five cities. • Team: Ranjana Srivastava with iThought Team. Booklet on “The Right of Children against Corporal Punishment in School”; Plan India • Details of Work and Activities: Conceptualize & Design IEC Material on comparative matrix under National and State Rules of ‘The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 • Period- 22nd March to 30th April, 2012 • Team: Ranjana Srivastava with iThought Team.
Pamphlet on Right to Education; Swati, New Delhi • Details of Work and Activities: To develop pamphlet cum information booklet on Right to Education Act in Hindi. Content writing, designing and layout of pamphlet cum information booklet on Right to Education Act in Hindi. The purpose is to use it as a toolkit to sensitize and empower the community on Right to Education. • Period / Status: Ongoing • Team: Ranjana Srivastava with iThought Team. Poster on Child Participation
Comic for Children on Citizenship and Governance
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