Internship Experience in CINI Kolkata: Human and Child Rights Research work and report drafting

Name of the Intern, College, and Year of Study

Rishav Ray 1st year Christ University Bangalore.

About the Organization

CINI (Child in Need Institute) is an Indian non-government organisation (NGO), regarded as one of the most influential institutions working for poor children in India. Over more than four decades, they have been partnering with central and state government, national and international donors, non-government organisations and local communities to strengthen the capacity of deprived children and women to improve their health, nutrition, education and protection conditions. CINI is a registered non-profit non-government organisation (NGO) registered under the Societies Registration Act in India which work with over 1900 Indian professionals.

Official Address

Hamara Ghar, 37 Pottery Road, Kolkata -15, West Bengal, India.


How to Apply

Interested candidates can apply by sending a letter of intimation from their concerned institutions to the Director of CINI stating the purpose and duration of the proposed internship at least one month in advance. The CV of the students / researchers is also required to be attached with the letter. The confirmation of proposed internship / researchwork would be sent after reviewing the documents.

Who can Apply

Students pursuing their graduation/post graduation degrees from any recognised university of India may apply.

About the Internship and Main Tasks

Work mainly composed of Documentation and Case Study with a specific focus on POCSO Act, 2012. Analysed the police reports and statistics of crime reports against children in Kolkata and surrounding districts (2018-2019) and prepared a presentation report based upon the data. Researched upon recent cases related to violence upon children. Visited and witnessed the proceedings of the Child Welfare Committee, Kolkata. Prepared a research project upon prevention of sexual violence upon children and also provided suggestions for the same. Also conducted field visits under CINI as well as Childline officials.

Bad Things

Well there was no bad experience at all.



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