Aangan’s work is currently located in six states where child protection indicators around child marriage, trafficking, hazardous work or exploitation are high.
Target: 75 hotspots in 23 backward/most-vulnerable districts.
With a view to strengthening state systems of child protection, Aangan has a history of working in partnership with state authorities across the country, spot-lighting neglected groups and partnering to demonstrate possible solutions.
Target: 6 states (Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Odisha and Rajasthan).
In 75 locations, barefoot child protection workers are given Aangan’s PACT training and mobile application to collect local child-risk data and work with families, communities and local officials on preventive action, to build and strengthen child protection systems.
Target: 1000 women volunteers, 23000 families, and 375 local officials partnered.
To keep girls safe, supported, in school and free from child trafficking, early marriage or exploitation. In each of the 75 hotspots, Shakti girl safety networks engage girls for three years using the Shakti Curriculum and tools designed to build peer support, empowerment, resilience to harm – and increase access to school, support and protective services.
Target: 30,000 members in Shakti networks.
Build boys’ resilience using a “life planning tool” to understand risks around child harm as well as help the group reorient traditional notions of masculinity using Promundo curriculum.
Target: 10,000 members in Chauraha networks.
Aangan works with state child protection functionaries and aims at strengthening systems of reintegration for child survivors of harm.