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Northern India

HOTSPOT
NAME
Northern India
PROGRAM FOCUS Prevention of child labour
TOTAL INVESTED $14.1 million through June 2021
LIVES IMPACTED 368,733

Hotspot start date: January 2014

In 2020, the northern India hotspot entered its third strategy phase building on the program’s achievements and the learning and evidence gathered since 2014. It aims to work in support of government systems for state-wide impact to reduce vulnerability of children in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh to exploitation.

Working alongside community-based NGOs, the program’s four key objectives are:

  • Objective 1: Support government to effectively prevent and respond to child labour.
  • Objective 2: Enable sustainable freedom through collective action at the community level
  • Objective 3: Strengthen legal action to prevent child labour
  • Objective 4: Support survivor movements and community leadership to prevent child labour
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