We need to ask if we have managed to ensure that each child of this country is "free", in all senses of the word. Have we managed to ensure that every child is strong enough to live past his/her first birthday? Why has it taken us so much time to ensure the effective implementation of the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme?
Regional Director, Child Rights and You (CRY) Southern Region
Suma Ravi is Regional Director, Child Rights and You (South). A student of Business Management at XLRI, Suma worked for several years in the market research industry as a qualitative researcher, in companies including, Nielsen, TNS in UAE, Hong Kong, Indonesia. She had a stint with CRY from 1991-1994 and is now back with CRY and heads CRY’s Southern Region
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