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Activities

Child Welfare & Rights


Campaign on Violence Against Children

Protesting abduction, abuse and violence against school going children, MNEC organizes Awareness Campaign on Violence against Students and Human Chain.

The awareness campaigns are conducted inviting judicial, police and Govt. heads of department who highlight the provisions of law enshrined in the constitution protecting the victims of infringement of human rights and curbing violence and atrocities.

For the first time in the state of Tamil Nadu exclusive “Complaint Box” for raising complaints and suggestions by students, is placed in schools.

Evening Tuition for Slum Children

Free Evening Tuition Centers are conducted for the school going children, at slums and rural areas promoting their skill in academic pursuits, over 6,000 children are benefited every year.  Educational materials are distributed and encouraged.

Eliminating Child Labour menace – 1992

MNEC endeavoured activities through a project retrieving 1200 child labours in 1992-1995 by the support of International Labour Organization (ILO) and Govt. Of India, New Delhi.  In 1993, these two children were child labourers in a Murukku Company at Mumbai.  With the effort of MNEC and the support of the then District Police  Mr. A.Subramanian, they were rescued and handed over to their Parents.  Campaigns and Seminars on Compulsory Primary Education were conducted; over 300 children aged 4 and 6 were made to join primary schools in Village.

Compulsory Basic Education Campaign 1998

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Scheme - “Education Guarantee Scheme and Alternative Innovative Education”.

Through 13 Alternative and Innovative Education Centers, 302 children were given elementary knowledge on education and were helped to join mainstream education. A sensible awareness was created among the people in villages through campaigning the need and the advantage of “Basic Education” and “Compulsory Education” for children who encouraged the parents in 60 villages to send their children to schools.