VIDIYAL NEWS
01.05.2019 to 10.05.2019 22 nd Jolly Camp
11.05.2019 Children Library – Numismatic and Stamp collection Exhibition
11.05.2019 Managing Committee Meet
11.05.2019 Mothers Meet
12.05.2019 Fathers Meet
12.05.2019 Image – Movie Club: Short Film Festival
13.05. 2019 Tamil Forum
13.05.2019 Ripple Circle – Social Action Forum
14.05.2019 Reception Home: Training on Protection from abuse
14.05.2019 To 18.05.2019 Camp for Children of parents with alcohol addiction
19.05.2019 Planning meet for Child Rights Festival
19.05.2019 Athirvuhal Forum: Releasing ‘Vidiyal Paravaihal’(Vidiyal Birds) Hand written magazine
20.05.2019 to 24.05.2019 Workshop on Problem Solving and Decision Making Senior Children
21.05.2019 Reception Home: Home Management Committee meeting
25.05.2019 Thoorihai – Drawing and painting Forum
26.05.2019 Science Forum
27.05.2019 – service programme – Children serving elderly and wounded children in Melavasal and serving at a Home for the elderly
27.05.2019 Sponsors’ Day celebration
Trekking Programme - Kolli Hills

Games

Child Rights Education through the game Snakes and Ladders:

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Vidiyal’s first publication was this game, which is now available in English, Tamil, Marathi (partnered with CASA , Mumbai), Hindi ( partnered with HAQ, Delhi), Kannada (partnered with Jivanidhi, Bengaluru) and Odiya (Supported by Mr.George, M.S.W intern from Kodaikanal Christian College). We look forward to any partnership that might help with translating the game into other languages.

This game has proven to be an effective tool for explaining the rights of children covered in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). While playing the game, children learn about all of the rights pertaining to them. There can be a facilitator who can initiate a discussion after the completion of the game. We have also seen older children facilitating such process benefitting the younger ones in the children movement. The colourful visual presentation makes it more attractive for children. Credit for this game goes to the children of Vidiyal Child Rights Movement who have co-designed the original Tamil version of this game.