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Coming together for children

How collective action in a village helped bring a school back to life.

A small village of 352 families of Karipatti in Salem district teaches us all the power of collective action.

When a well functioning government high school teaching 150+ children was demolished to dust because of a Four Lane National Highway plan, none of the authorities in the education department came in to protect the rights of the students of the school.

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ENROLLING CHILDREN IN URBAN DIFFICULT CIRCUMSTANSES

Children are compelled or they
choose to run away from their home / secured living spaces to escape the
environment of abuse, neglect, extreme poverty. Often
very small children lose their way and are never able to find their way back
home. In fact with the time they lost absolute
links with their families. The places where children land up afterREAD MORE

TOGETHER, WALK THE TALK

NAFRE Jan Andolan (NAFRE People’s Movement) is mounting the nationwide ‘Jan Haq Yatra’, a Peoples’ Rights March demanding a just and equitable society.
The march started on January 23. Regional segments voiced local needs and demands were put before the government. The culmination in New Delhi on 26th and 27th of March will witness a sharing of experiences from across the country

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