You may see child labour is not a serious issue or you may choose to presume that child labour happens only in movies. Because it is not happening anywhere in your circle. If you think like that then it is time now to wake up.
The very product you use, the food you eat or the brand you feel proud of using may have some children’s tears behind. There are millions of child labours and hundreds of them are being saved by eminent social workers like Kailash Satyarthi and organisations like child helpline in India.
Worldwide this is a serious issue which demands our attention. You may ask “what can I do to make a difference?”
Believe me, concerning about them is the first step of any possible big changes. There are many organisations who are working passionately to eradicate child labour, you can join them, donate for them and help them to continue what they are doing. You can be a Volunteer if you wish to get involved directly.
Doing something is always better than doing nothing. Closing your eyes doesn’t mean that nothing happens around you. Watch the documentary to understand what happens actually, which is just a sample of what is happening.
Be concerned. Do something what you can than doing nothing.
Write for Children:
Voice of Little Hearts – is our project to bring out the feelings of children in India. We will be publishing this book in 12 languages and provide this book free of cost to all children in India. We are trying to address ten key issues
- Sexual Abuse / Harassment
- Education System / Career Pressure
- Child Labour / Child Trafficking / Rights Violation
- Parental Care / Family Violence / Neglect
- Healthcare / Nutrition
- Sex Education, Moral Values
- Rural / Urban Issues
- Psychological Needs
- Social Pressure / Discrimination
Why are we doing this?
To increase the awareness in the society about the importance of Children. We should treat them as our gifts, our future and ensure we care for them.
To help the children in need. Specifically the children who live normal lives but facing serious issues.
To create a community of people who are caring for children at root level in your locality so that this process will keep on going.
What can you do?
Write for the children: If you know any kid who has been victimised by any of the above 10 issues, please write on behalf of the kid. You can find more instructions here
If you are an expert / activist you can join our Leader Panel to help the kids by guiding the children / parents / society.