Children across the world have now begun standing for their rights and for those of their peers, especially the last, the least and the unheard. Young people also believe that they cannot access their own rights without protecting the rights of their Mother Earth; therefore they also stand to defend her the rights. The Just Rights Kids Award recognizes the voices and efforts of children in India and honors children who are proactively working on climate change, inclusion, the UN Global Goals (SDGs), and child rights with a special emphasis on the most vulnerable children.
Honoring environmental child-activists who advocates for, or works towards, protecting the natural environment and the members of the earth community from the effects of climate change or pollution.
Children who raise their voices while investing their time and talents for improving their situation and that of the children in their neighborhoods, schools, state, nation, and even the world.
Honoring children who have made a significant contribution towards challenging structures that exclude children in marginalized situations while amplifying the voice of these children.
Honoring the determination and perseverance of children who themselves live in challenging situations and have addressed systems and structures that are neglectful or abusive to their peers.
Honoring young child activists who have taken up innovative ideas to battle the pandemic in their communities as well as promoted COVID appropriate behavior.
Children who have worked for mental health awareness among their peers or within their communities.
Based on the number of likes the nominee receives on PRATYeK’s Facebook page.