THE ROLE OF NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS IN PROTECTION OF CHILD RIGHTS IN ASSAM WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE LAKHIMPUR DISTRICT
M.A in Political Science, Sikkim University
Abstract: Child rights are essential conditions for the overall development of a child. As children are the future of a nation, therefore they have to be nurtured with care, love and affection, but the problem is that despite taking care of them, children become one of the vulnerable sections of society. Children are deprived from their basic rights and working as child labourers and also child marriage, infanticide, child trafficking raising as a common issue in India. As a part of India, Assam is also suffering from child rights violations.However , the government has taken various initiatives yet NGOs are also working in this field. So, this paper is an attempt to highlight the role of non-governmental organisations in protection of child rights in Assam with special reference to Lakhimpur District.
Keywords: Child Rights, NGOs, Violation