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Celebrating Children`s Right To Be Heard
By Thomas Pallithanam
Hyderabad, Nov. 30. On 28-29 November 142 children - 57 girls and 83 boys, all members of human rights clubs - had a two day  interaction with Juvenile Justice Functionaries of Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of Andhra Pradesh. Participating with interest and commitment in the celebration of Children`s Right to be heard Programme were 15 members of Juvenile Justice Boards, Child Welfare Committees, Special Juvenile Police Units and the District Child Protection Units. Children representing 63 human rights clubs from 55 schools had many heart-warming stories to narrate of  their attempts to be ``Citizens Today`` and not of tomorrow as they are traditionally told to be. Read full text
JJ Functionaries listening to children telling them the activities they have undertaken and the problems that they have identified.


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