There are 18 million children enslaved in India, all of whom face some form of sexual exploitation everyday. Devi is a resilient young mother who went from being a victim to a survivor of sexual exploitation, and now dreams of leading the way for other women.
As she gently runs a comb through a little girl’s hair, she gazes into the distance with misty eyes. Memories of her daughter’s playfulness come rushing back to her. This is Devi, a soft-spoken warrior who escaped years of abuse and sexual exploitation by people she trusted and called family. Now in a safe space, surrounded by people who love and care for her, she has found courage within herself – to reclaim her own life, and enrich those of others like her. “Only I know what I have gone through. I decided to tell my story, so that I could help others.”
#MGChangemakers - Episode 2: THE 21-YEAR JOURNEY OF CHANGE | Driving India Into Future
Live Now #MGChangemakers Episode 2 : Touched by poverty, untouchability and atrocities against Musahar- the Mahadalit community of Bihar, Padma Shri Sudha Varghese decided to dedicate her life for their upliftment. Watch the video to learn about her inspirational journey & how she is ‘Driving India Into The Future’. #MGChangemakers powered by MG Motor India and supported by United Nations India. Show your support by donating now: http://bit.ly/Milap-MGChangemakersPosted by TheBetterIndia on Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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