Mystery of Out-of-School-Children in the Indian Education System

Ambiguity on “out-of-school-children (OoSC)’ has been the reason for varied numbers quoted in Uttar Pradesh. In the year 2016-17, government had identified only 23,934 children as out of school. On the contrary for the year, 2014-15, central government had shown data of 8,65,441 children as out of...

Community-Based Monitoring and Grievance Redressal in Schools in Delhi

Oxfam India is part of a global movement working to fight poverty, injustice and inequality. In India, it works in seven states. Oxfam India believes that right to education is important to close the gap between the ‘haves’ and the ‘havenots’. As a founding member of the Right to Education (RTE)...

Full Implementation Of Right To Education Act

Even After 67 years of Independence, six million children are out of school, and a majority (75%) of those out-of-school children belong to Dalit (32.4%), Tribal (16.6%)and Muslim(25.7%)communities alone. It is a gross injustice that the national average for the full compliance with all the norms...

'Right' drive for education

Bhubaneswar, March22:Acampaign titled Haq Banta Hai has been launched in the state to sensitise school students about the provisions under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, especiallythe one that ensures 25 per cent seats reserved for underprivileged students in...

Oxfam India, in collaboration with Odisha RTE forum launched nationwide 'Haq Banta Hai' campaign

Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Oxfam India, in collaboration with Odisha RTE forum has launched nationwide ‘Haq Banta Hai’ campaign to address root causes of poverty and inequality. The campaign aims at making education a reality for every child by implementing Right to Education Act...