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Read 14 years old Shanti's rescue story

Read 14 years old Shanti's rescue story

Eldest of all her 5 siblings, 14 years old Shanti* was born in an extremely poor household. Worst hit when her mother’s ignorance led her to get convinced by some pimp in her village, and sent Shanti to Delhi, through that agency. The poor girl had to stay in a fearful situation in her employer’s house, for three long months. She was made to do all the hard household work and was not paid a single penny for it. Save the Children along with the support of our partner Bharatiya Kisan Sangh did rigorous phone tapping to get her information. Our joint efforts finally led to her rescue in July 2016. She was then safely escorted to her village in Jharkhand.

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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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