NEW YORK, USA, 2 May 2006 – Two former child laborers from India met and shared their life stories with UNICEF Executive Director Ann M.
As a kick off to the Global Action Week for Education,starting today worldwide,five former child laborers from India, Mexico and Columbia spend the day with the High School
Bachpan Bachao Andolan BBA) activists liberated 7 trafficked bonded child labourers from Amritsar ( Punjab). These 7 children were trafficked from Saharsa in Bihar to Amritsar in Punjab, 1500km away from their native villages.
07/02/2006: Senator Christovam Buarque, the architect of the innovative concept of BOLSA ESCOLA, visited BBA (SACCS) central office on 7th February.
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.