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New guidebook to make India's stations safer for children

New guidebook to make India's stations safer for children

India’s Railway Board has launched a guidebook for all railway stations to follow that will ensure they become safer places for the children there. The guidebook was developed between Railway Children and the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).
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Thomas Cook Children’s Charity: transforming the lives of children rescued from India’s train stations

Thomas Cook Children’s Charity: transforming the lives of children rescued from India’s train stations

A project set up to find and protect the thousands of children who arrive every year at India busiest and most dangerous train stations has significantly benefited from funding by Thomas Cook Children’s Charity, which is committed to improving children’s lives and the communities in which they live.
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New child help desk will reach thousands of children at risk

New child help desk will reach thousands of children at risk

We're celebrating the opening of a new Child Help Desk at Salem Station in India, which will keep hundreds of children safe from the dangers of the streets.
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Plight of children in India makes headlines

Plight of children in India makes headlines

Railway Children recently arranged for The Observer’s Home Affairs Editor Mark Townsend to visit our projects in India, which are on the frontline in the fight to find and protect the thousands of children who arrive every year at India’s busiest and most dangerous train stations.
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The latest on the Lion effect

The latest on the Lion effect

Recently Railway Children joined forces with Hollywood movie producers to be a charity partner for the film Lion. Little did we know then just how much impact that relationship would have on our work in India.
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Charity partner of Hollywood film Lion

Charity partner of Hollywood film Lion

Railway Children has been chosen as a charity partner for the Hollywood film Lion, starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman.
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Playing softball for India

Playing softball for India

Playing softball for India

A former street-child who’s been in our care for seven years has travelled to Australia to represent India in the Pacific International Softball Competition.
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