Story of Akhbar

On 30th July U.N. special reporter Maria Grazia Giammarinaro said the abuse of vulnerable workers - such as those deemed as essential - had increased "alarmingly" due to COVID-19, leaving many facing starvation and forced to accept exploitative conditions. Covid-19 has created an unprecedented upheaval in India.  It is estimated that more than one crore (ten million) migrant labourers have been displaced in the first two weeks of the lockdown.[1] The centre or state government ...
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Story of Sonali

Thirteen year old Sonali was raised in one of Mumbai’s slums and comes from a poor background. On June 15, 2019, she went missing. When her parents went to the police, they were uncooperative and refused to register the mandatory First information Report (FIR). One of our volunteers who live in the vicinity came to know about the case and informed us that there is urgent help required for a missing girl. The volunteer who ...
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Story of Sayara Jalal

Losing a life partner at any age is heartbreaking. For those who are widowed while still young, it is simply devastating. RDF is here to walk alongside Sayara on her grief journey as she widowed recently. She is a rag picker and recently lost her husband. She has five children of 17 to 6 year of age. Husband Sayed an alcoholic was in and out of hospital for quite some time. He passed away in ...
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