India: Marginalized Children Denied Education

On April 22, 2014 by da3

A cook serves the free mid-day meal, distributed by a government-run primary school, to children in Chapra district

 

The teacher always made us sit in a corner of the room, and would throw
keys at us [when she was angry]. We only got food if anything was left after
other children were served…. [G]radually [we] stopped going to school.
— Shyam, 14, Dalit boy from Uttar Pradesh now working at a brick kiln,
April 2013

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