‘Talking Child Rights, Health & Safety in Times of the COVID Crisis’

Date : May 18 , 2021 | Past Webinars

Anurag Kundu has extensive experience of working on children’s issues with particular focus on education issues and has been advising the Government of NCT of Delhi since 2015. Anurag has been a key member of the team that conceptualised and implemented the nationally and internationally acclaimed education reforms of the Government of NCT of Delhi. He has chaired and been part of several key committees such as framing Government of Delhi’s policy on the question of “No-Detention Policy” under Right to Education Act, committee on strategic issues related to lockdown during Covid-19 pandemic, implementation plan of New Education Policy in the state of Delhi, Right to Education State Advisory Council amongst others.

Pooja Taparia is Founder and Chief Executive of Arpan, a globally recognized, award winning NGO working towards the elimination of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) in India. Based in Mumbai, with a team of over 100 dedicated professionals, Arpan is India’s largest NGO providing CSA Prevention and Intervention services for both children and adults. Pooja is a member of the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) and has received numerous awards for her work on Child Abuse, including the Inspire Award, the Astitwa Award, the Architects of the Future Award and the Karmaveer Puraskar Award.

Sudarshan Suchi is Save the Children’s Chief Executive Officer. He is a seasoned civil society leader with three decades of local to global experience in academics, development and corporate setting; and, an authority in participatory practices to empower communities to lead transformation. Sudarshan comes with the core competency of conceptualising development programs, development-based business models, efficient resource mobilisation, establishing partnerships, collaboration and coalitions towards issues that impact children’s fair access to basic human rights.

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