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ChildLine: the helpline service for children of India

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ChildLine India is group for helping children, which provides a free, emergency phone numbers to children to call on a crisis available for 24 hours a day across India.

 

ChildLine India is working with UNICEF, as well as government agencies to reach all children who are in danger. The call centres of ChildLine are spread across India. According to the group, ChildLine has taken more than 4.5 millions calls from all over India. ChildLine has 1, 500 social workers and 155 child rights leaders operate 75 ChildLine call centers, contact 55 support service bases and reach out to 2,000 children everyday. ChildLine has centers in 73 cities in 22 states, and it is estimated that 20 percent of the world's helpline calls are in India on the 1098 phone line. ChildLine is also organising with children to discuss innovative ways to spread the message. 

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