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Meet Naveen

Meet Naveen

Naveen came to Deenabandhu Children’s Home when he was 3 years old. His father had deserted the...

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GETTING CHILDREN BACK TO SCHOOL IN INDIA

GETTING CHILDREN BACK TO SCHOOL IN INDIA

Schools in India are opening after 18 months of closure and the season of festivals brings hope of resuming business and work for many families devasted by the pandemic and lockdowns.  However, hopes of returning to school for many children in India have been...

Fighting Rape Culture in India

Fighting Rape Culture in India

SHE Scholarship students develop innovative Protection Circle to curb rape and violence against women during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. In recent article in BBC by, Geeta Pandey outlines a series of horrific rape cases since 2012 that illustrate the...

Your Gratitude is Empowering Women in India!

Your Gratitude is Empowering Women in India!

India's gender gap index slipped from 112th to 140th among 156 nations during the Pandemic. Women's labor force participation fell to 22.3%, income is 1/5 of men's. Our fund recipients are living this harsh reality. After Covid-19 lockdown and Cyclone Amphan's...

How You Can Help the Children of India Orphaned by Covid

How You Can Help the Children of India Orphaned by Covid

Twin sisters Tripti and Pari, who lost both their parents due to the Covid-19 coronavirus, play with their toys at a relative’s home in Bhopal. Photograph: Gagan Nayar/AFP/Getty Images A recent study of the true pandemic death toll in India estimates coronavirus...

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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 Delhi...

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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...

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