Menstrual Hygiene Matters

Menstrual Hygiene Matters

Menstruation is a natural biological process and a critical indication of reproductive health. As per Census 2011, more than 31 crore women in India are of reproductive age (15–49 years).[i] Most women and adolescent girls menstruate each month for about two to seven...
Championing the cause of Immunization

Championing the cause of Immunization

Immunization is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Not only does vaccination prevent the suffering and death associated with infectious diseases such as diarrhoea, measles, pneumonia, polio and whooping...
Community-led Health For All

Community-led Health For All

While most marginalized communities in India struggle to access quality healthcare, the challenges of tribal communities are magnified due to their socio-economic status, geographical remoteness and low literacy and further compounded by decades of discrimination,...
Giving Every Child A Healthy Start

Giving Every Child A Healthy Start

“Being a nurse I knew all about pregnancy. However, experiencing anything first hand is always unnerving – as was mine first pregnancy. It was the mMitra voice call and the Sunita didi’s (Project staff) regular visits that put me at ease. They acted as ‘my health...
Growing Up

Growing Up

As children transition from childhood, through adolescence, into adulthood, not only does their social universe undergo change but they face a multitude of physical, emotional, social, and cognitive changes.The arrival of puberty triggers an abrupt series of changes...
Women Empower One Another

Women Empower One Another

“As women, we must stand up for ourselves…for each other…for justice for all” ~ Michelle Obama The International Women’s Day was celebrated by the various programs of CCDT. Various activities were held to aware the community people about...
Empowering Young Voices

Empowering Young Voices

Young people hold the promise of our future. Working with and empowering youth has emerged as a priority area. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has challenged us in exceptional ways to find the means to protect and empower our youth to help them become happy, healthy...
Sensitizing Police on Child Protection

Sensitizing Police on Child Protection

To ensure the care, protection, and well-being of vulnerable children CHILDLINE was created. Children must be nurtured in a safe and stable environment, and Childline 1098 is available 24×7 for vulnerable children. It is India’s first 24-hour,...
Childline Case Story

Childline Case Story

System “Staff working on child rights have to be prepared to handle various situations. This is so as children who come in contact with Childline have various reasons to leave their homes with every child having a very peculiar reason unique to that child. Even...
Making ICDS services accessible

Making ICDS services accessible

As the clock ticks 11, you generally see children carrying tiny bags and running towards the ‘Anganwadi’ center.  But this was not the case in Bhurikan Pada,a tribal hamlet at Aarey colony in Goregaon, Mumbai. It does not have an ICDS center. The ICDS center...