About us

Advocating the Rights of Children (ARC) is a non-governmental, non-partisan, non-profit organization registered in the Maldives in December 2009.  With a mission to protect and promote the rights and well-being of children of Maldives, ARC hopes to be the voice of children in the country, advocating for their health, safety, education and wellbeing.

ARC’s main areas of work include working closely with children’s shelters, advocacy and raising awareness on the rights of children through national and international outreach.

 

Goals and Strategies

Promoting the well-being and development of children:

-  Advocacy to strengthen the existing child protection system

- Raising awareness on children’s rights and wellbeing

 

Providing support to children’s shelters:

- Programmes for the holistic development of children

- Capacity building trainings for the careworkers

 

Organizational development:

-  National and international outreach

-  Building administrative, financial and technical resources

 

Profile

Please click here to download a PDF of our profile.

Campaigns

Please click here to download a PDF of our awareness campaigns and projects.

Newsletters

Please click here to download a PDF of our 2016 newsletter.

Please click here to download a PDF of our 2015 newsletter.

Please click here to download a PDF of our 2014 newsletter.

2014 at a glance

Please click here to download a PDF of our work in 2014.