Early termination from school : needs a full stop by Nidhi Lohia

By Volunteer Nidhi Lohia, FHI Kolkata It is said that there is no end to gaining knowledge, one can never cease to learn. However, not all are privileged to receive a formal education, let alone aspiring to learn throughout their lives. Primary education might have been guaranteed by the government for children belonging to the…

Awareness About Child Trafficking by Shritama

By Volunteer Shritama Sarkar, FHI Bangalore As we drive back home, we see innocent faces on the streets selling the things they should be playing with, sometimes balloons, sometimes a toy car. We buy them, sometimes we don’t, and just grant them a few pennies. But with this, do we really help them? She was…

Good Touch & Bad Touch by Lathika Jain

By Volunteer Lathika Jain, FHI Chennai TOUCH – It’s a feeling of love, care, and affection  But it can also be a feeling of fear, discomfort, and distress, thus it’s very insidious too. Before it turns harmful it’s essential for every child to be informed about the difference between good touch and bad touch. A…

Dignity for Girls – A Periods Perspective by Mitali Kulkarni

By Volunteer Mitali Kulkarni, FHI Mumbai All countries where women are empowered, those countries are called developed nations. Countries where women are not empowered are called developing and underdeveloped nations – says the real Pad-man of India, Mr. Arunachalam Muruganantham.  A 2014 report by the NGO Dasra titled ‘Spot On!’ found that nearly 23 million…