Covid19 and increased the risk of child labour

India is home to 10.1 million child labourers, aged 5-14 years (census 2011).  The state governments need to address this issue immediately, if they are committed to eliminating all forms of child labour by 2025 under the sustainable development goals

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A young environment activist: Abisha’s story

18 year old Abisha dreams of a clean environment where people could not only enjoy the beauty of her coastal village but would also understand the symbiotic relationship between nature and people. Growing up in a coastal village near KanyaKumari

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Living off the land: Papdi’s story

“Together we can!” says young Papdi and her conviction is infectious. Hearing her talk about her struggles, the extreme poverty that her family faced, almost dropping out of school  – it’s stunning to see so much positivity. Hailing from the

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Violence against Children in the Midst of COVID 19

Tamil Nadu: In the State of Tamil Nadu, the Rural Organization for Social Education (ROSE), has been working with the most marginalized daily wage farm and agricultural labourers. The COVID 19 lockdown has further distressed their economic and social conditions.Since

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Youth Interviews: Environmental Activists – Monu Vishvakarma

Meet 29-year-old Monu from Ganj Basoda.Brought up by his grandmother, Monu has struggled with a tragic past when he lost both his parents at a young age. It was through Prasoon—tdh partner that Monu got in touch with the youth

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Youth Interviews: Environmental Activists – Pallavi Mohabe

Meet 17-year-old award-winning environment champion, Pallavi Mahobe. Pallavi lives in an urban slum in Ishwar Nagar, located in the capital city of the western state of Madhya Pradesh. Pallavi is an example of how children living in urban slums interact

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The issue of child labour in India amid and post lockdown

SunainaDevi, a landless farmer, from Prithvipur in Kushinagar, Uttarpradeshlives with her husband and three children. She belongs to a Dalit Mushar family. Agriculture and livestock rearing are the main source of income in her village. Due to limited resources, she

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Water conservation in Nepal: Sanjeep’s story

Sanjeep hails from the Kavre district in Nepal and has been associated with tdh supported project ARD for several years. He had been associated with the project since a younger age and the project workers recognizing his potential have always

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A clean green world: Sunil’s story

20 year old Sunil from tdh supported project Sakhi has been associated with the project for 4 years but can safely say that his life has already changed. His village in Hampi is a tourist hotspot in the country and

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Young Anupama lives in the tribal belt of Assam

Young Anupama lives in the tribal belt of Assam where livelihood options are hard to come by. The community itself has many issues and faces high rates of youth unemployment and migration. Tdh supported Project SATRA has been working in

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