Child Rights and You (CRY)

Works to ensure that child rights for underprivileged children in India are protected

  • Started: 1979
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra


Child Rights and You(CRY) sustains programmes to ensure that children have the right to a happy childhood: to live, learn, grow and play. CRY works to Read more ensure that children's rights are protected, that they have access to free and quality education, primary healthcare and are safe from violence, abuse, and exploitation. It also works towards reducing the rate of malnutrition in children and ensuring that their voices are heard regarding the issues that affect them. The main issues that CRY works on are child labour, girl child discrimination, malnutrition, poverty, education, child marriage, child trafficking, and gender inequality.


Prevalence of improper education facilities for underprivileged children and frequent violation of their rights.


Works on multiple projects to aid children in education, safety & protection, health & nutrition and participation.


  • Child & Youth Development
  • Health
  • Education


CRY has helped 3 million children, over 4 decades and 19 states across India.


  • Education Programmes

    Its efforts focus on early childhood education, school readiness and better learning outcomes. The organisation believes that the right to education and the right to development are two of the most important rights of children.

  • Safety & Protection Programmes

    Works to reduce child labour, child marriage and child trafficking, partnering with local committees at the village level and believes in building a safe environment to protect children from abuse and exploitation till the age of eighteen.

  • Participation Programmes

    Seeks to set up collectives as one-to-one support groups and engage with children to create and raise their awareness of child rights issues.

  • Health & Nutrition Programmes

    The programme attempts to adopt a preventative and responsive approach toward reducing malnourishment as well as India’s infant mortality rate (IMR), child mortality rate (CMR) and maternal mortality rate (MMR). It sets out to ensure that no child suffers from malnutrition or poor health.

Registration Details

  • PAN Card


  • Registration ID
  • 12A


  • 80G


  • FCRA


  • CSR Form 1 CSR Registration Number



Project Location


189/A Anand Estate, Sane Guruji Marg

Offices in Cities

Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi

Projects in States

West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi

Other Details

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  • Employees