Profile: Kriti Bharti, defender of children’s rights
Kriti Bharti secured the first annulment of a child marriage in India. Nearly ten years later, she’s still fighting for the rights of girls who are married too young.
Covid-19 is unravelling years of progress in girls’ education
The coronavirus pandemic is more than a health crisis. It’s an education crisis too - one that could reverse India’s progress towards gender equality.
It takes a village: how one community built a better future for its daughters
In the face of global environmental crisis and India’s crisis of democracy, hope lies in the small-scale revolutions.
Child Marriages in India
India is home to the highest number of child brides in the world. Around 27 percent of girls are married before turning 18 years and 7 percent are married before the age of 15.