Bachpan Bachao Andolan - The Journey

Bachpan Bachao Andolan was founded in 1980 by Kailash Satyarthi, who has since become a worldwide acclaimed anti-child labour activist. When Satyarthi started out with a small group of like-minded individuals, the issue of child labour was unacknowledged by Indian legislation, in public discourse and by the media. Back then, fighting child labour was not

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The Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals are a set of eight vital and achievable time-bound commitments agreed by 191 heads of state at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000. At current rates of progress, most of the goals, including universal primary education, will be missed. The first target to fall due is gender parity in education by 2005, but on current trends, this won’t be achieved even by 2015. ...

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