Bachpan Bachao Andolan

Recently, the Delhi High Court has sought responses from the Delhi government on a petition that said statements of child witnesses lodged at child welfare centres should be recorded through video conferencing and not physically in courts.

Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams

  • Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates

  • Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos
  • The petition has been filed by Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) in view of the outbreak of Covid-19.

Bachpan Bachao Andolan:

  • It is India’s largest movement campaigning for the rights of children.
    • It was started in 1980 by Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi.
    • Mission: Identify, release, rehabilitate and educate children in servitude through prevention, direct intervention, mass mobilisation and legal action to create a child-friendly society.
    • Functions: As a Non Government Organisation (NGO), it has centred its focus on ending bonded labour, child labour and human trafficking, as well as demanding the right to education for all children.
      • It organises Baal Panchayat on the occasion of World Day against Child Labour i.e. 12th June.
    • It has so far freed more than 88,000 children from servitude, including bonded labourers.

Nobel Prize: In 2014, Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize jointly with Malala Yousafzai for their contribution towards child education.

Some Related Links:

How To Prepare For UPSC Prelims 2021?

UPSC CSE 2020: 75 Days Crash Course to Maximise Prelims Score

100-Days Action Plan to Clear IAS Prelims 2020

Topics-Prelims 2021

Test Series Prelims 2021

Leave a Reply