Coronavirus: The Indian children orphaned by Covid-19

Coronavirus: The Indian children orphaned by Covid-19

Children have been severely affected by India’s second wave of coronavirus By Vikas Pandey & Andrew Clarance via BBC News, Delhi   Five-year-old Pratham and his 10-month-old brother Ayush lost their father to Covid in April. Days later, at a different...
India’s Marginalized Girls Fighting Child Marriage

India’s Marginalized Girls Fighting Child Marriage

More than 1,200 girls in Rajasthan start a movement against child marriages, which saw a spike during the COVID pandemic. By Parth MN via Al Jazeera Rajasthan, India – “I want to study at least up to 12th standard (grade)” was Saira Bano’s heartfelt cry when...
India’s child victims of COVID-19

India’s child victims of COVID-19

The pandemic has worsened the plight of some of India’s most vulnerable children. By Ruth Dsouza Prabhu Last year, Shyam*, 17, became one of the thousands of children in danger of living on the streets of India. Shyam’s father had abandoned his family in...