TWENTY QUESTIONS – BHAVYA RAMAKRISHNAN

What if we didn’t tell our children the difference between right and wrong?
Would their conscience show them the way?
What if we didn’t tell our children how beautiful someone looked?
Would they try to be beautiful people?
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IF I COULD DIE OF BOREDOM – BHAVYA RAMAKRISHNAN

Stanza 1

If I could die of boredom,
I would die brushing my teeth
Thank God, it’s a good thing I’m not bored.
If I could die of boredom,
Heavens would sing for me.
Men would dance for me.
I would tap my feet to the rhythm of the moonbeams,
And dance under showers of moon dust.
Stop!

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EVERY GIRL CHILD HAS THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION

You see them on a daily basis, as you go about your routine. They may be employed in the local eatery that you’ve been visiting for years, or they may be working in some far away field, in a remote part of the country. Girl child labourers are not few in number. According to statistics, 25.6 million out of 58.6 READ MORE

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MEASURE TO PROTECT THE GIRL CHILD IN INDIA

The issue of girl child rights and its protection in India is a serious concern. Being home to more than one third of the 10 million child brides in the world, India has one of the highest numbers of girls forced into marriage before the legal age of 18 years. If one half of our society remain vulnerable to violence and

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SADHNA’S JOURNEY

Sadhna Gaikwad

23 Years

Master’s in Social work

Currently working as the Superintendent of Savitribai Phule Children’s Organization.

Sadhana lived in Poharegaon village in the Renapur Taluka with her father Nanasaheb Gaikwad who was a poor laborer from backward caste, her mother and sister. Her parents were daily wage earners who barely managed to make two ends meet with their

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बाल शिक्षा

कल मुलाकात हुई थी, उस बस्ती के गरीब बचपन से,
वो टुट्टी हुई मुंडेरों और वो छतों पे
कल मुलाकात हुई थी
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AN ACTOR IN THE MAKING!

11-year-old Purnima is academically bright and discovered her love for painting and acting through activities at school. You can help Purnima stay in school, study a range of subjects and explore her abilities.

Armed with will power, determination and a headstrong nature, Purnima Kanojiya is no ordinary 6th grader. While many of her friends were dropping out of school because
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FROM ABILITIES TO POSSIBILITIES

Life had always been hard for Naveen and his family. His father’s meager income not being enough to sustain their day to day life – the young boy had to drop out of school to start work at a tea stall. When CRY’s on ground partner (People’s Organization for Rural Development – PORD) got to know of his plight –

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WHAT DO WE OWE OUR TEACHERS?

Kreeanne Rabadi (Director, Western Region, CRY) explains why investment in teachers and upgrading their teaching skills regularly should be taken up on a priority basis

It’s Teachers’ Day once again, and like every year, this day too will be celebrated with felicitation speeches and gifting of mementos to deserving teachers.

We do however need to ask ourselves – is this one day
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THE LITTLE SINGERS OF DWARKA

12-year-old Jyoti Ramji Parmar and 11-year-old Sherbano Kasambhai Aamda are hailed as the poster girls of Rupenbander village in Dwarka district of Gujarat. Supported by CRY, the two girls, through their singing and public speaking skills have been advocating the
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HOW CAN YOU RAISE YOUR VOICE AGAINST GIRL CHILD DISCRIMINATION?

Jawaharlal Nehru, in whose fond memory Children’s Day is observed every year, said, “To awaken the people, it’s the women who must be awakened. Once she is on the move, the family moves, the village moves, the nation moves.”

These few words capture, in entirety, the importance of a woman’s role. But, Indian society still hasn’t been awakened to the importance of empowering the women.
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