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The Directorate of WCD acts as the nodal implementing organisation for all the programmes of the State Government as well as programmes of Central Government.

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Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

The aim of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme is to stop the drop in girl child sex ratio. Therefore, it will encourage women’s empowerment in order to improve women status in the country. It is ...

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Kaaval Plus

KAVAL PLUS is an innovative program by the Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Kerala. The beneficiaries of the program are children in need of car...

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Kaval

KAVAL is an innovative program implemented by the Department of Women and Child Development with technical and scientific support from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Be...

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Child Development

The future of our nation lies definitely on the health and wealth of its children. Undoubtedly, they are the creators and shapers of our nation’s tomorrow. Physical growth and mental well-bei...

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Child Protection

A child's right to survival begins before a child is born. The right to survival is inclusive of the child rights to be born, right to minimum standards of food, shelter and clothing,...

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Juvenile Justice

Every child needs nurturing, education and exercise. These needs don’t end when children come in contact with the law. For the vast majority of children and young people, however, their well ...

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Adoption

The process through which the adopted child is permanently separated from his biological parents and becomes the lawful child of his adoptive parents with all the rights, privileges and responsibil...

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Foster Care

Fostering is an arrangement whereby a child lives, usually on a temporary basis, with an extended or unrelated family member. Such an arrangement ensures that the birth parents do not lose any of t...

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Sponsorship

Sponsorship is the provision of supplementary support to families to meet medical, nutritional, educational and other needs of their children with a view to improving the quality of the life. It is...

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Domestic Violence Prohibition

Over the last two decades, domestic violence has emerged as one of the most serious problem faced by women in Kerala. They are experiencing physical and psychological violence not only from their i...

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Dowry Prohibition

The Dowry system in India refers to the durable goods, cash, and real or movable property that the bride's family gives to the bridegroom, his parents, or his relatives as a condition of the ma...

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Nirbhaya

Kerala which has the distinction of havng achieved the highest levels of female literacy, education and health and the lowerst maternal and child mortality rates in India, as well as an enviable ma...

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Safe Workplace (POSH Act)

A safe workplace is a woman's legal right. Sexual harrassment constitues a gross violation of women's right to equality and dignity. It has its roots in patriarchy and its attendant percept...

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Child Line

CHILDLINE is a national emergency toll free phone out reach service for the children in need of care and protection operates on the 1098 number, and is supported by the Ministry of Women and Child Dev...

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Track Child

The Ministry of Women and Child Development is implementing a Centrally Sponsored Scheme, namely the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) since 2009-10.

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