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Majboor-Kisko-Bola

A BBC World Service Trust Programme on bonded labourBandhua village in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradeshhas an infamous claim to fame. The village name, which literally means bonded in Hindi, owes its origin to the fact that all its residents were bonded labourers about 20 years ago.Despite being abolished in 1976, bonded labour still exists in India. It…

(written by Krishna, a CRY Mumbai volunteer)My sole reason to sit among these children is to learn what goes on in their mind. What causes them to grow up so fast and look at this world through those oceanic abyss eyes?Last Saturday on Anti Child Labour day, I was once again among them. Almost all those faces were new for…

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