Research

Innovative Approaches in Addressing Child Labour-An Indian Experience

A Paper Presented by Rita Panicker

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Child Rights & Childrens Participation

This paper draws upon the experience of Butterflies working for the empowerment of street & working children in Delhi, India. It is concerned with girls & boys who are surviving life in a particular geographic, socio-economic, political, cultural context. In recognition that children are social actors in their own right, whose views and perceptions need to be understood, this paper gives space for sharing child worker’s own experiences, perceptions, reflections and concerns. 

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Juvenile Justice System- A Situational Analysis of the Reality of Children

In providing a situational analysis of the reality of children who experience the Juvenile Justice System, this presentation focuses on the key questions- What system is outlined by the Juvenile Justice Act? Which children enter the Juvenile Justice System? Why do such children enter the system? How are children in the JJ System treated? This paper focuses on the situation and experiences of children who have experience of the Juvenile Justice System and gives space to listen to children’s views. 

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Street Children and Drug Abuse

Paper presented by Rita Panicker at the Expert Forum on Demand Reduction in South and Southwest Asia, United Nations International Drug Control Programme, New Delhi, 6th-10th March, 1995 

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Reckoning with Child Labour-Present Day Strategies and Future Direction

A Paper presented by Rita Panicker at the seminar on “Stratgeies for the Elimination of Child Labour, South India”, organised by Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation at Madras, 22-23 July 1994

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Towards Programming for Street Children

A Paper presented by Rita Panicker at the Seminar on “ Street Children in the Third World. On Theory and Practice, April 20-21, 1989, Amsterdam University, Amsterdam 

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Child Exploitation and Abuse

A Paper presented by Rita Panicker at the First Asian Conference on Child Exploitation and Abuse, Kolkata, 17-19, December 1990 

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A Micro Qualitative Study of Child Beggars

A Micro Qualitative Study of Child Beggars in three cross-roads of South and Central Delhi. A Report by the Advocacy and Research Centre of Butterflies, Delhi 

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Communal Violence- A Crime against Children

A Report by Rita Panicker

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Delhi NGOs Alliance for Street & Working Children- Our Experience

A Paper presented by Rita Panicker at the “South Asian Workshop on Street Children: A Challenge to Social Work Profession” at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India, April 21-25, 1992

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