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Childline

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CHILDLINE

Childline 1098 is a National, 24 hour, toll free emergency phone outreach service for children in need of care and protection.

It is a project of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, for which Sakthi -Vidiyal is the collaborative organization in Madurai. This initiative, information regarding Childline services and intervention reach thousands of children living in vulnerable situations. Sakthi – Vidiyal works with the Madurai district administration and other allied departments of the government in effective rescue and rehabilitation.

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We have become the collaborative organization in March 2012 and achieved the following
Milestones
 1st March 2012 – Ten , Nine, Eight (1098) phone started ringing at our Childline centre
2012 – 2013
 Constituted Childline Advisory Board (CAB) of which the District Collector is the Chairperson
 Developed a training module on Child Rights and Child Protection
 Anchored the sensitization programmes organized by the district administration and reached 596 persons from allied departments
 Anchored and facilitated the Training of Trainers (TOT) and developed 57 Master trainers as “Child Rights Protectors” in Madurai district
 Facilitated two workshops for Block Resource Teacher Educators (BRTE)
2013 – 2014
 Produced a video song on Childline and Child Protection
 Conducted a press meet addressed by the District Collector
 Conducted two Childline Advisory Board (CAB) meetings and received orders for various programmes and interventions
 Conducted a training programme for the designated Child Welfare Officers of all city police stations on child protection issues and role of police

Calls and Interventions March 2012 – March 2020

Total number of calls – 13,124

Interventions
Medical Help – 142
Shelter – 482
Restoration – 248
Verbal Abuse – 30
Physical Abuse – 296
Corporal Punishments – 121
Sexual Abuse – 74
Eve Teasing – 17
Drug Abuse – 39
Child Labour – 344
School dropout – 86
Bonded Labour – 1
Run away – 258
Missing Child – 162
Child Marriage – 769
Child Begging – 243
Child Trafficking – 11
Parents asking help – 200
Counselling – 110
Emotional Support & Guidance – 374
Sponsorship – 3
Unclassified – 646
Could not find – 250 flyer
Referred to other Childline – 54

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Awareness Programme on Child Protection 2012 – 2014
Type of Awareness programme Number of programmes Number of participants
Awareness programmes in schools 236 57,253
Public awareness 26 4,438
Open Houses 26 1,685

How can you help CHILDLINE
Just dial 1098 (Ten Nine Eight) the easy to remember telephone number and report the emergency or the child’s need. Childline has a team of trained staff and volunteers who will reach you in minimum time.
You can be a volunteer of Childline, wherever you are, whatever occupation you have, you just locate a child in distress and call Ten… nine…. Eight

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Just remember to Call 1098