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Invest in Us - India's Children

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There are 472 million children in India.

908 girls for every 1000 boys.

80 million are out of school.

36 million are illiterate

97 million are anaemic and undernourished.

7.5 million are differently-abled

24 million will be out of home care by 2020

33 million are child labourers.

12 million marry before 18 years.

Every 5 minutes there is a crime against a child.

I am one of them. I am the Indian Child.

India’s population comprises almost 40% of us and yet we receive only 4% of the entire budget. It’s not enough.

We, the children of India need adequate financial resources and appropriate spending to transform our status of education, health, nutrition and protection, especially for the most disadvantaged and marginalised.

Invest in us today to give us a better future! Make India’s children a priority while budgeting for 2017-18.

Pledge your support by signing this petition and give us an equal opportunity to fulfill our dreams.

Thank you.

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