In order to raise money, NCPCR requests that NGOs abstain from using images of vulnerable children in appalling circumstances.

The National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) instructed Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to refrain from promoting deplorable children in ads to raise funds for their NGOs . The Commission has seen various such advertisements and fundraising activities by prominent NGOs and groups .

New Delhi, December 7, 2015: The National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) instructed Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) on Tuesday to refrain from promoting deplorable children in ads to raise funds, domestic as well as international, for their NGOs, according to a Member of Parliament (MP) who notified the Commission on Tuesday.In the said situation, the Commission has seen various such advertisements and fundraising activities by prominent NGOs and groups.The Commission has been directed to investigate and review the provisions of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2005, as well as the Right to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009, and the Civil Court has the power to prosecute suits under Section 14 of the CPCR Act, 2005 and the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.

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