11 years old child domestic labourer Ankita is a resident of lipti village, P.O Kilkila, P.S Kapu, District, Raigarh, and Chattisgarh. More than a year back a dalal (chacha) brought her from her village along with other children after convincing them that a good future awaited her and that she will get a good salary. The dalal took her to an agency in Sarai kale khan (Delhi) which supplied maids. From here she came to work in Mr. Raju Gusia’s house, an engineer with M.C.D government of India.Ankita has been working here for the past one year.
30 August 2005
Education is a fundamental human right and a key to human emancipation, poverty alleviation, social justice and gender equity. Children today face a world where new technologies bring unlimited amounts of information to their fingertips, but without education they will have no access. Approximately 11 crore Indian children are illiterate.