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Kranti provides a home and an education to girls who were born in or grew up in Mumbai’s red-light district. Kranti (‘revolution’) calls its pupils revolutionaries. The people behind the initiative believe that the girls’ survival stories provide a particular source of strength that predestines the girls to work in social justice.
The girls are accompanied by a house mother, a teacher and a therapist. They are provided with individual instruction that is adapted to their level of knowledge and their passions. They also receive therapeutic support. Great emphasis is placed on artistic expression, such as through dance or (self-written) theatre performances, and it is even possible for them to spend time abroad. The girls view themselves as change agents and hold lectures about their experiences, about social problems in India and possible solutions.
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