"It's My Right, Make It Happen"
Summary: Through this intervention, IRC aims to increase public knowledge about the education sector and strengthen coordinated civil society and community action. Children's clubs are used to mobilize children as young campaigners and informed rights-holders, ultimately working to improve policymakers’ responsiveness regarding basic education services. --- The "It's My Right, Make It Happen" project is implemented by Indus Resource Centre (IRC). In order to support the realization of children's rights as described in the Right to Education Bill, recently passed by the Sindh Provincial Assembly, this project uses children's clubs to foster child-led advocacy. The model aims to provide opportunities for children to participate and engag...
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Description of Scale and Reach
This project was launched in January 2013 and will be ending in December 2013. During the course of the project an estimated 2,000 school and non-school children from eight districts have been engaged along with 200 junior leaders. A total of 100 schools have been involved. 100,000 parents, teachers, and community members have signed the petition along with at least 80 MPAs (Members of Provincial Assembly), district functionaries, and provincial department officials. 15 media persons have been in engaged. 500 teachers, parents, and community members (5 from each of the 100 schools) are have participated in theaters, seminars, and other events.