Shambhu washes cars in New Delhi during the day and works at a hotel at night, but he still finds time to write for “Balaknama,” a newspaper run entirely by teenagers living in the city’s slums.
Shambhu and the other writers cover topics that affect their everyday lives, like child marriage, poverty, and police brutality. And even though half of New Delhi’s poor are illiterate, the newspaper circulates to of tens of thousands of citizens. The paper is supported by Chetna, an NGO that also provides education and training for the writers.
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I am excited to see a generation of women who will raise their boys to be good rather than their girls to be scared.
Awesome video of my family trip to O’ahu, Hawai’i. Check it out ;)—
Confidence isn’t walking into a room with your nose in the air, and thinking you are better than everyone else, it’s walking into a room and not having to compare yourself to anyone else in the first place.
Don’t you dare
For someone else’s comfort -
Do not become small
For people who refuse to grow.