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10.2 million: India’s Child Labourers Count Is Horrifying

A new bill prohibits children under the age of 14 from working – but makes an exception for “family businesses”, including extended family has come under criticism. 830 more words



How I am closed inside?

I cannot move

I cannot say a word

For few days I haven’t eaten.

Because my mother hasn’t

She has been crying… 83 more words


Check out Shweta Rohira's short film Hatya!

Young achiever, writer and painter Shweta Rohira is one talented individual. After representing India on numerous fronts, the celebrity has ventured into production with her short film – … 177 more words

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Girls, Gender and Childhood: A Timeline

I was lucky enough to have grown up in a household that didn’t constantly push for me to perform as a stereotypical young girl.

I wanted a Superman cake for my 3rd birthday, and I am still grateful to this day for my parents allowing me the opportunity to literally shove my entire fist into poor Clark Kent’s delicious, spongy face during the ‘Happy Birthday’ song. 712 more words

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The forgotten children

Evaluating the Cradle Baby Scheme after fourteen years.

Ashameera Aiyappan and Ruchika Jain | April 11, 2016

Around a month earlier, six weeks old Baby Ashika… 965 more words


The Missing Millions: Female Infanticide in Tamil Nadu

By Aarthi Chezian

Over 117 million girls are missing in the world today, lost to femicide, the murder of women simply because they are women. [1] These 117 million girls do not exist because of cultural systems that deem them as worthless or unnecessary burdens. 840 more words

Femme Fatale

Safe in my mother’s marina
Was I brought out only to die?
Yes I’m a baby girl, not a boy
So was more enticing, my last sigh? 155 more words