GUWAHATI, Nov 28 - World Vision India and State Child Protection Society recently organised a week-long awareness campaign on child sexual abuse, child trafficking, child marriage and child labour among children in different areas of the city.
The campaign, to mark the Children�s Day and the Child Rights Week, starting from November 14, is being organised in collaboration with Abhinandan Foundation India.
World Vision India is a humanitarian organisation working at the grassroots level to make changes in the lives of children, their families and communities living in poverty and injustice.
According to the organisers, around 850 children from nine locations of the city and their parents are being sensitised during the campaign.
Chiranjit Chakravarty, the founder of Abhinandan Foundation India, said: �As part of the campaign, various programmes, including awareness meet, painting competition, singing, drama and extempore speech competitions were organised at Narengi, Fatasil Ambari, Jalukbari, Bamunimaidam, Bhootnath, Bhaskar Nagar and Hirimbapur areas of the city. We received a good response from children and their parents.�
�The campaign aims to create mass awareness at the ground level. For this, we have used various methods, including art demonstrations to make children aware of various issues related to child rights,� he added.