“LENS ON THE LIFE OF CHILDREN ON STREETS” a Digital Exhibition by Save the Children and Amity University

In collaboration with Photo-journalism department of Amity School of Communication(ACOS) Save the Children organized a Photography training of CiSS by Students of Amity School of Communication.

Around 20 children from Slums in Lucknow attended the training. This gave the Amity Students a chance to meet and interact with the children living on streets and also provided a glimpse of the life of a CiSS and their dreams and aspirations.

Through the workshop the children of Kanshi Ram Slum Basti in Lucknow  got to learn the art of photography and used the camera to capture their lives and the change they wanted to bring. On the other hand not only did the students of Amity University train the CiSS in a skill they could take up as their future profession but they also got to the opportunity to capture the lives of CiSS not only in the slum bastisthey were training the CiSS on photography but from the entire city of Lucknow.

The students took on the mission and captured images of CiSS from the entire city of Lucknow, each shutterbug from the  Photo-journalism department at ACOS clicked various facets of a child’s life living on the street.

Digital Exhibition of Photos on CiSS

  • A collection of the photos taken by the students of Amity University will be put on a Digital Exhibition showcasing the lives of CiSS.
  • The Microsite for the Digital Exhibition will be created by Save the Children and shared with Amity University who will also promote the URL on their social media platforms.
  • The Digital Exhibition will be launched/introduced during the SOP launch planned by NCPCR and Save the Children on November 20th(TBC by Advocacy Team).
  • A Webinar will be organized on November 25th 2020 by North Hub during the 16 days of activism for violence against women and Children.
  • Through the Webinar the students of Amity University will discuss and share their experiences while clicking photographs of CiSS.
  • The Digital Exhibition will be launched at North Hub on Nov 25 by UPSCPCR Members Dr Preeti Verma &MsShabnam Pandey, UP BJP aswell as MsRuchita Chaudhary, IPS, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Crime Against Women & Security and Nodal Mission Shakti Campaign of GoUP and Dr Sanjay Mohan Johari, Director Amity School of Journalism and Devendra Tak, Head of Media and Communications, Save the Children.
  • After the launch of the exhibition and its display online the photographs will be on display permanently at the UP State Commission for Protection of Child Rights official gallery at Mall Avenue in Lucknow.

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