Decision Maker Response

Sohini Bhattacharya’s response

Jun 17, 2021 — We at Breakthrough stand with Nisha.

In times of crisis, the rights and needs of girls are among the first to be in jeopardy. Nisha's petition is a powerful one, shining light on a problem which is going unnoticed behind the scenes of the pandemic.

The longer schools remain closed, the more chance that vulnerable children, especially girls, are unlikely to return to school. And this is a crisis that will eventually lead to a loss of agency and liberty for many girls, such as early marriages.

With 10 million girls at risk of dropping out of school, we need collective action to ensure that the COVID pandemic doesn't have an lasting or irreversible impact on the lives of girls' like Nisha.

Unless we choose to care, this will not change.

We endorse the petition and invite all of you to join along and be the voice on behalf of girls and women.

Every voice counts!

Sohini Bhattacharya
CEO - Breakthrough