Advocacy & Capacity Building

Distribution of Mobile Library Books

Under an initiative to make Child Exploitation Free Villages in Koderma and Giridih districts of Jharkhand run by Bal Kalyan Sangh and supported by TDH Netherlands, children of Balmanch has met with Shri Ramesh Gholap, Deputy Commissioner of Koderma district and shared their views. They also shared about the plantation program by them for water conservation. 1000 plants have been planted by children also, members of Bal Manch are planning plantation of additional 5100 plants. (more…)

Swabhiman Balika

On 16th February 2019 Swabhiman Balika Program was organized by Bal Kalyan Sangh & ATSEC India at Dr. Ram Dayal Munda Tribal Research Institute, Ranchi. The agenda behind program was to launch the campaign for strengthening of the women empowerment schemes in Jharkhand. The Swabhiman Batiya campaign was launched on the day. The objective behind the campaign is to promote the “Mukhya Matri Sukanya Yojna” and aware the people about the issues like Child trafficking, Child Labour, Child marriage, Child abuse etc. In this campaign a bus equipped with pamphlets and posters of mentioned issues will running in the districts of Ranchi, Lohardaga, Khunti, Chaibasa, Gumla and Simdega to spread awareness among the community. (more…)

State level Workshop on Rehabilitation of Missing and Trafficked Children

Self introduction of participants was held after which business session started. Shri. Rakesh Sengar, (Project Director, BBA) said that we all always talk and discuss about child-protection. In this regard, I would like to say thatthere are two types of act that comes under it
  1. Juvenile Justice Act and
  2. Child Protection Act (Balz Sanrakshan Adhiniyam)


        1st Day- KISHORE-KISHORI & YUVA SAMVAD           With Nobel Laureate Dr. Kailash Satyarthi An interactive session (Kishore-Kishori & Yuwa Samvad) with Nobel Laureate Mr. Kailash Satyarthi was organized by BBA and BKS, meant to support campaigns for combating trafficking and child labour, in association with the state Social Welfare Department, JSCPCR and NGO partners like Plan India, CINI, Save the Children, Chhotanagpur Samaj Vikas Sansthan, Prerna, OAK Foundation, Jan Sarokar and Ekjut at hotel BNR Chanakya, Ranchi, on 22nd May, 2017. Shri. Sanjay Kr. Mishra said that new acts for children will create a milestone for children. This is the result of all those campaigns done till now. From 12 June we will focus to reach out all those children who are away from education. (more…)

Hamara Bachpan Hamara Adhikar Sakhi Bal Samvaad

The objective of both this programme was to address the issue of Human Trafficking, Child Labour and Child Protection in source areas of Jharkhand, to aware and sensitize the people and children of Jharkhand, to advocate with government to form better policies, to work on drop out issues in Jharkhand and to combat this issue from Jharkhand and finally to create livelihood opportunities in Jharkhand. (more…)


BKS works with the police, government, judiciary, Civil Society and vulnerable communities to help them to recognize their rights, taboos existing in our society like human trafficking and child labour. BKS also runs awareness raising programmes in communities on the importance of education and health care for mothers and young children. It has organized different state level sensitization workshops on child labour elimination and anti - human trafficking, adoption and non-institutional care and HIV-AIDS, migration and migrant children. BKS has also done capacity building of Community Groups, continuous counseling of parents and with its efforts it has been able to join the families of vulnerable children with govt. schemes (income generation programmes like MNREGA Programmes, SGSY Programmes and making BPL Cards  for them and other schemes etc. (more…)


Majboor kisko bola (who are you helpless) is a radio based community programme on labor welfare human rights, social equity initiated in collaboration with BBC media action. This program is implemented in 15villages of Murhu block in khunti district. A listener group was formed in each villages and the new episodes were run every week. After the episodes the Listeners Group have the discussion over the episode. Response of the Villagers about the Radio Programme-
  1. The villagers like the radio programme, and used to listen the episodes with great interest.
  2. Through the Radio Programme the villagers came to know about many issues like that of Bonded labour, Migration, their basic rights etc.
  3. They became more vocal for want of their rights. Now if they see any case of a Missing child, they come to the Police Station to report.
  4. If anyone goes out for work they make it a point to leave the address of the destination place, along with some contact number of that place, and inform it to the other family members or neighbours.