Youth Parliament
Thur Dec 7 2017 , 13:28:16

नवोदय विद्यालय समिति

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti

( An Autonomous Body Under MHRD ) Government Of India

जवाहर नवोदय विद्यालय

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Shimla

Youth Parliament

The Youth Parliament is a support organization for young people in India. It was established in July 2002 by social entrepreneur Ishita Chaudhry with support from the India Habitat CentreNew Delhi. In 2007, The Youth Parliament was legally incorporated 'The YP Foundation'- a charitable trust working with the express mandate of developing innovative ventures by .... minds, facilitating leadership skills and thinking power and increasing awareness on issues of global importance amongst young people. The YP is a not for profit, non political, support and learning organization, committed to developing the uninhibited expression of young people with the aim of sustaining a platform that enables young people to be effective and expressive agents of change.

 

 

 

The YP Foundation has supported ventures in the following fields:

  • 1. Education and development for young people in rural and urban India
  • 2. Issues and platforms for the performing arts, mainly film, photography, music and theatre.
  • 3. Substance abuse & the adolescent (India/South Asia focus)
  • 4. Gender and sexuality
  • 5. Disaster relief and rehabilitation (tsunami relief work/Kashmir earthquake relief work)
  • 6. Community initiatives for underprivileged families in New Delhi.
  • 7. The youth voter and India’s political system
  • 8. Media, its ethics and social responsibility
  • 9. Prevention and awareness/understanding the reality of HIV/AIDS
  • 10 Peer pressure and its medical/social consequences for urban young people
  • 11. Sexual reproductive health and rights awareness and advocacy
  • 12. The young citizen’s right to information and the legal system of India.