Karthik - KidsRights
“I want to see a society which respects children”.
Name

Karthik

Country of origin
India
Current country
India
Age
22
Theme:
Loves: Reading and volleyball

Karthik studies computer science and works a few days a week in marketing. In his free time he acts in a theatre group.

Karthik has always been involved with children and their rights. He has done voluntary work for various organisations that advocate children’s rights. Together with friends and other volunteers, he still leads a Children Education Centre (CEC) in the neighbourhood.

According to Karthik, local Indian political parties are not involved enough with children, their needs and their rights. Together with KidsRights he wants to bring a change. Read here for more information about Karthik’s project!

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Child labor
Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA)
Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) is KidsRights’ project partner in India. Since 1980 BBA has been fighting the most serious forms of child labour in India. They have been doing this in various ways, from direct rescue missions and information campaigns to changes in national legislation. Through education and poverty reduction they are striving for a future without child labour and child trafficking. BBA was founded by Nobel Peace Prize winner of 2014 Kailash Satyarthi.
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