Human Rights

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Violence against women and girls is one of the most pervasive human rights abuse

2019-09-13T12:47:09+00:00September 11th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019, North America Edition – September 2019|

The head of a global human rights organisation explains the various programmes being implemented on the ground in India to address gender bias and help women and girls meet their potential. Anjali, a 15 year old girl, started attending Breakthrough’s school-based gender equity program called Taaron ki Toli (Gang of Stars) sometime in December 2017. Anjali lives in a remote village in Uttar Pradesh in India, which, until recently was called Kudamau. Kudamau literally means, “garbage dump”. Within a few [...]