The Policy Division identifies gaps in policies, devises realistic solutions, drafts recommendations and takes up focused policy initiatives to ensure that the policy framework in the country serves the interests of children and their well-being.

International Policies, Conventions and Protocols on Women and Children

Universal Declaration
of Human Rights

Development Goals

Worst Forms of Child Labour
Convention, 1999 (No. 182)

United Nations Convention
on the Rights of the Child

Convention on The Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime and The Protocols Thereto

Minimum Age Convention,
1973 (No. 138)

Optional Protocol to The Convention On The Rights Of The Child On The Sale Of Children, Child Prostitution And Child Pornography

Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons Especially Women and Children, Supplementing The United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime

Laws and Schemes related to Women and Children

Ministry Of Law And Justice- The Commissions For Protection Of Child Rights Act, 2005

The Immoral Traffic
(Prevention) Act, 1956

Pocso Amendment Act, 2019 - Ministry Of Law And Justice

Juvenile Justice (Care And Protection Of Children) Act, 2015 - Ministry Of Women And Child Development

Act, 2012

The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986

The Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976

Criminal Law
Amendment Act, 2013

The Inter-State Migrant
Workmen Act, 1979

The Minimum
Wages Act, 1948

Standard Operating Procedure
for Cases of Missing Children

The National
Food Security Act, 2013

Delhi Victim Compensation
Scheme, 2018

The Prohibition of Child
Marriage Act 2006

The Unorganised Workers’
Social Security Act, 2008

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009

The Factories
Act, 1948

The Information Technology
Act, 2000

Immoral Traffic (Prevention)
Act, 1956

The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendments Act, 2016

The Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995

The Scheduled Castes and The Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989

The Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Amendment Act, 2002

Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Rehabilitation of Bonded Labourers 2016

Modifications in the Central Sector Scheme for the Rehabiitation of bonded labour 2016

Standard Operating Procedure for Identification and Rescue of Bonded Labourer and Prosecution of Offender

Rules, SOPs, Policies and Guidelines on Women and Children

National Policy
for Children, 2013

Rules, 2020

National Plan
of Action, 2016

SOP For Combating Trafficking of Persons in India - NHRC

Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Model Rules, 2016

Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Rules, 2017

Ministry Of Women And Child Development Notification- Adoption Regulations, 2017

SOP for Enforcement of Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986

Ministry Of Women And Child Development Model Guidelines Under Section 39 Of The Protection Of Children From Sexual Offences Act, 2012

Government Of India Ministry Of Women And Child Development- Model Guidelines For Foster Care, 2016

One Stop Center Scheme - Implementation Guidelines For State Governments / Ut Administrations December, 2017

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