BLOGS

Kamathipura Red Light District a Vanishing Hell Hole!

The infamous brothels of Kamathipura are living out its last days. Even as this shift is largely attributed to imminent redevelopment brought out by the construction boom, many activists and organizations have dedicated entire lives in getting these hellholes to shut.  Noted researcher, anti-trafficking activist and Aarambh Board member Dr. Pravin Patkar is one of them. He...

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Naturally Inspired: Mugda Dandekar, Social Worker

It is 4pm into a sweltering dog day in Mumbai and young social worker Mugda Vikas Dandekar looks like she has already gone through a day and a half. She has just returned from a field trip where she accompanied a busload of spirited children on a visit to the museum. Her skin is burnt...

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UNCRC: 25 Facts on the last 25 Years

          The United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is the foundation document which kick-started the conversation around dignity and rights of children everywhere in the world. It called upon nations and state heads across the world to unite and work for the safety and betterment of our children’s...

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Muskaan: Leading The Campaign Against Child Sexual Abuse in Pune

Since 2000, Muskaan has been working in and around Pune with children and adults across a wide spectrum of families, communities, institutions and government agencies to campaign and create awareness about the issue of child sexual abuse. What started as a collective campaign by concerned individuals and organizations to address a complex issue has now...

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