The Heartbreaking Story of This 14 Year Old Boy Tells the Horrors of Child Labour in India

#NotMadebyChildren brings the stories of child labourers in India to light.

Today over 1.7 Million children, mostly under 14, are working or looking for work instead of going to school to study.

The most unfortunate part of this problem is that it is prevalent more in urban areas than rural, despite the fact that people are supposed to be more educated and aware in the cities, as opposed to villages. Little children are employed to work in restaurants, households and manufacturing factories, and more often than not, we don't even pay attention.

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But with the campaign #NotMadebyChildren, Bachpan Bachao Aandolan (BBA) is trying to bring to the forefront the stories of such children, to give a face to this ugly truth of our society, and make us aware of the problem.

One of the boys, Fardeen, tells the story of how he came to the city and was made to work in a denim factory and was beaten up regularly, until he was rescued by BBA. 

Here's Fardeen's heartbreaking story:

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All children deserve to be educated and have a childhood. This exploitation needs to stop, and you can help. Spread awareness, every little thing helps.

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