My journey so far has taught me that working for children’s rights is simply about ensuring, protecting and enabling the rights of children as given by the Indian Constitution, and I close this brief reflection with the hope for building a society that is truly child-friendly – where each child gets the opportunity to develop equitably, as is their right.
Dignity At Their Pace: Madhav’s Story
A lot of popular culture notions of resilience speak of it as “getting up and dusting oneself off after a fall.”
In some cases, that might be applicable. But, this quick fix notion,...
Turning On The Light: Tarini’s Story
Life is a series of ups and downs, but sometimes when you are on this journey and very early on storm after storm rocks your boat, you can get so used to hunkering down and surviving the...
Support Is Nurturing Towards Resilience: Tina’s Story
From being a child forced to live on the streets to now claiming her space under the sun with confidence and hope, this is Tina’s journey.
Adversity is a part of human life and...
Making the World her Home: Rhea’s Story
What does “home” mean to you? What does the phrase “feeling at home” bring up for you?
The usual suspects are feelings of being in a cocoon of warmth, safety, nourishment and...
Healing is Dreaming Again: Revathi’s Story
Dreaming of living a certain way, imagining and wanting a future, hoping in possibilities are gifts of being human and remaining human. They function as silver linings for dark and heavy clouds...
It Takes A Village: Tanay’s Story
Healing from trauma often needs an entire community to come together to build a network of support.
Learning to Feel Safe Again: Tanu’s Story
Learn how Tanu began finding her sense of safety again.
The strength to survive.
Brinda worked as a maid in different houses to help support the family. Her husband spent most of his and her earnings on alcohol. We first met her in 2019, when we were working with her son. Read her story of strength and determination to survive.
A Homecoming to Celebrate
Wamika is one among many survivors of child sexual abuse, who seek to escape the stigma associated with child sexual abuse by staying away from their families and communities. Read her story of homecoming and a hope to someday heal.