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Who will reach them first? India's Railway Children

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Railway Children NGO
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YouTube
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Publication Year:
2013
  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Every 5 minutes a child arrives at a railway platform in India alone and vulnerable. Running away from poverty, abuse and neglect, hitching rides on over-crowded trains to the big cities, hoping to find a better life. The dangers they find on the streets are often much worse than those they run away from. Who will find them first? Drug dealers? Child traffickers? Rescue workers?

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