January 2021 - Children of India

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January 2021
On 11th January 2021, Children of India hosted an Instagram live discussion to create awareness on the issue of Human Trafficking with Rescue Foundation (Mumbai) and Girls Advocacy Alliance (India). The discussion was attended by more than 100 people via Instagram. Mr Thangaperumal Popandi (Country Manager, TdH-NL) hosted the panellists- Miss Manika Khandelwal (Assistant Project...
Fifteen-year-old Sravanthi from the village of Ambatpally in Telangana, India grew up seeing girls being discriminated against. “In my village, it is believed that only boys have the right to study. Girls are like burdens, and have to be married off quickly”, she said.  This apparent gender inequality birthed a restlessness in Sravanthi which moved...
A statewide advocacy consultation with the Government and related stakeholders was held on 22nd December 2020 at Bengaluru to address the problems faced by victims of early marriages and find possible solutions. 23 leaders from the Early Married Girls (EMGs) of the IMAGE project, representing thousands of child marriage victims, presented their problems to the...