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International Missing Children’s Day is observed every year on May 25th. It is observed on the same day as the National Missing Children’s Day in the United States of America. Designated in 1983 by the then President Ronald Reagan, it is observed in the memory of all the children that have been missing or abducted and celebrates those who have…

According to the 2011 census, there are close to 15 million girls who are married before the legal age every year. Even though it is illegal for a girl to be married before the age of 18 years the practice of child marriage continues to be widespread in India. There are many reasons for girl child marriage, most of them…

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The loss of that one point to hit the century in mathematics in my first board exam feels like a historical loss even after so many years. This number 100 brings different emotions to different people in different contexts. At this point, the century I am awaiting to happen is very exceptional. This is the day the Rajabazar Public Action…

Every child deserves to make memories in their childhood that they can cherish later. Childhood is the most formative period in a child’s life and often shapes who the child will go on to become as an adult. A childhood marred with abuse, neglect and exploitation only leads to the child growing up with a disturbed and depressed outlook towards life.

Though it has been decades since India has gained Independence, the children are yet to celebrate their freedom from serious health issues like child malnutrition and high child mortality rates. While there has been economic progress, this progress seems to not have touched the lives of thousands of underprivileged children in India who still fight the same battles as their…

I want to break free Free in to the Wide world To spread my wings And fly to explore I love my cocoon The protection it gives From the harshness Thru my tender years Now I reach my prime I want to break free To tentatively step And test the space I am sure i can fly free Roam as…

The first day of school The first monsoon showers New books in new bag Squishy gum boots The jump in to the lil puddles A peek out of the umbrella A quick turning down the hoodie Oh and for what joy!!! The pitter patter The tiny delightful taps Of the splattering on the face Oh the rains the lovely rains…

I am me myself and I will never listen to anyone else. Whenever I want, I will climb up the wall, Even if I will have a great fall👎🏻 Whether I rise or I fall....I will be ready to face it all. I know I have to change this attitude some day.... And have to keep open my eyes and…

कभी  गुजरता हूँ  बचपन के उन यादों के सफर पर, देखता हूँ अपने अाप को  माँ  के आँचल में, देखता हूँ  खुद को क्रिकेट खेलते  बाबूजी के साथ, फिर दूर टहल जाता हूँ उन यादों के शहर में, दादा  के कंधे पर  दुनिया  को देखते  हुए, दादी के कहानियों से जिन्दगी समझते हुए, कितनी दूर अा गये हम जिन्दगी के…

It was much later I realized why is it that some classmates never used to get scolded, either for the uniform or for the homework It was much later I realized why some of our lunch boxes used to be over-stuffed, and some never had even a box It was much later I realized compare to the story that they…

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