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State of Orphans in the Earthly Paradise

This is a study on orphan children conducted by Save the Children in six districts of Jammu and Kashmir, which were chosen on the basis of intensity of conflict. The article underlines the urgent need of a child protection policy in the state to ensure the rights of large numbers of orphan children.

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State of Orphans available estimate on orphans in various states of India, also estimated the percent
in the Earthly Paradise age of orphans in J&K. The NFHS-3 arrived at an estimate of 4.5% orphans in J&K
  (IIPS 2007). It is this survey that we use as
  a benchmark to compare our estimates.
Alex George  

This is a study on orphan children conducted by Save the Children in six districts of Jammu and Kashmir, which were chosen on the basis of intensity of conflict. The article underlines the urgent need of a child protection policy in the state to ensure the rights of large numbers of orphan children.

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