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Abandoned by her family and denied admission to school, read Sana’s journey

Abandoned by her family and denied admission to school, read Sana’s journey

Abandoned by her family and denied admission to school, read Sana’s journey to a better life and getting access to education.

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Helping children with psycho-social problems: Read Rahul's story

Rahul lost his parents to an unknown disease when he was very young. He was extremely sensitive when it came to facing reality, he use to start weeping and was difficult to console. He was not able to concentrate on studies and had no friends in school.We trained his teacher in dealing with his situation and he is now doing very well for himself in school.
 

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Ishwari: The 11 Years Old Child Rights Crusader from Nashik

Ishwari from Nashik is one of numerous Save the Children Child Champions across India. She addresses awareness sessions on child rights in and around her village. Till date, these sessions have led to the mobilization of 200 children and have proved instrumental in getting 10 dropout children back to school from her village as well from her neighbouring village. So what do you think must be Ishwari’s age? She is all of 11.

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Nisha's Story: From Being a Domestic Help to Excelling at School

Imagine the plight of a child who has to clean houses at the tender age of 9. Living in the slums of Delhi’s Jangpura area, Nisha had no idea what a school was. Her parents, migrants from a village in Uttar Pradesh, never bothered sending any of their children to school. Nisha came to know about school only when she saw her aunty ji (the woman she worked for) children going to one.

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How Kamla from Rajasthan defied all odds to be a #GirlChampion

Stubbornness is bad they say, but it seems to have been the best way out for Kamla*. The girl was married off when she was all of three months. She was made aware about this when she turned 10. Her grandmother and father wanted to send her away to her husband because they felt that she had grown too tall.

*Name changed to protect identity

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