Inclusive Children’s Parliament
Neighborhood based Children Parliament is a small group of children which include physically or mentally challenged. They come together for a dream of better and deeper democracy. The voice of all is important and the parliament comes to the street. Children from each family in a neighbourhood are organized into two separate children’s neighbourhood parliaments: one, a neighbourhood parliament of junior children (of 6 to 11 years) and the other neighbourhood parliaments of adolescents (of 12 to 18 years). They meet regularly and discuss their issues and problems such as social issues, child right violation, harms of HIV/AIDS etc. and keep written minutes. Each unit has its own Prime Minister and other cabinet ministers in charge of various portfolios.
Children from poor communities in the rural areas constitute one of the most disadvantaged sections of our society. They live life of extreme poverty and discrimination coupled with deprivation and they get only very few opportunities for their development. The Inclusive Children’s Parliament (ICP), is an innovative child-friendly program for the underprivileged rural and urban children. KAIROS is organizing and conducting the program with an aim of a kind of integrated development among the children’s in the operational districts. In the ongoing phase of the programme we have 75 ICPs with 1140 school going students in the districts majority being the target communities of KAIROS.
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