• Dr. Debasis Kumar
  • 91-9711481708

Sectoral Skills and Projects

Children’s Rights

CMD is interested in

  • Exploration of the impact of globalization on children and analysis of the impact of contemporary global economic and legal policies and practices on child rights
  • Examination of best practices by government and civil society to overcome the negative impact of globalization on children
  • Policy research for strong public policies, legislation, programmes, practices and schemes for children with a rights-based approach, with particular reference to the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Promotion of international, comparative and global research, advocacy, law reform and policy initiatives on child rights
  • Opening up a global discussion on ‘children, development and governance’ from a child rights perspective
  • Research, advocacy, education and policy engagement on child rights

Monitoring & Evaluation –Studies

  • Occupational Diseases among Child Labour : A Study Report-2012
  • Understanding and addressing the impacts of urbanisation on health (in particular, child health) in low-income settings.
  • A study on Health problems of Children in Especially Difficult Circumstances : Rag-pickers and Street Children of 10 Municipal Towns of Orissa
  • An evaluation of knowledge, attitude and practices of teachers and parents on Child Protection Polices and Corporal Punishment in School settings Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Bihar
  • Children in Need of Special Protection in urban slums: A Situation Analysis
  • Evaluation of the quality of care in child care institutions in Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, 2009

Case Research & Documentations

  • Violence against Children in schools
  • Menstrual hygiene and school drop out
  • CSR Initiatives
  • Impact of Child Protection Policy
  • Socio-economic and human rights issues affecting vulnerable children
  • Situation Analysis of Children
  • Child protection from a rights perspective
  • Child friendly governance systems
  • Children and Social Exclusion
  • Children and development: rights globalization and poverty
  • Trafficking, Migration and Forced Labour and Children
  • Children in Conflict Situations
  • Child Care and Child Protection in Globalizing Economies
  • Child Labour and Education of Children
  • The governance of orphaned Children
  • Globalization, Sexual Abuse of Children, Child Pornography and Paedophilia on the Internet
  • Globalization and Child Nutrition and Health
  • Children and the Media