Kailash Satyarthi - Quotes

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Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful. ---->>>

Child slavery is a crime against humanity. Humanity itself is at stake here. A lot of work still remains, but I will see the end of child labor in my lifetime.

Child slavery is a crime against humanity. Humanity itself is at stake here. A lot of work still remains, but I will see the end of child labor in my lifetime.

Child labor perpetuates poverty, unemployment, illiteracy, population growth, and other social problems. ---->>>

Denial of childhood and denial of freedom are the biggest sins which humankind has been committing and perpetuating for ages. ---->>>

I am positive that I would see the end of child labour around the world in my lifetime, as the poorest of the poor have realised that education is a tool that can empower them.

I am positive that I would see the end of child labour around the world in my lifetime, as the poorest of the poor have realised that education is a tool that can empower them.

Each time I free a child, I feel it is something closer to God. ---->>>

I dream for a world which is free of child labour, a world in which every child goes to school. A world in which every child gets his rights. ---->>>

Economic growth and human development need to go hand in hand. Human values need to be advocated vigorously. ---->>>

Let us unite the world through the compassion for our children. ---->>>

I have been very strongly advocating that poverty must not be used as an excuse to continue child labour. It perpetuates poverty. If children are deprived of education, they remain poor. ---->>>

The fight against child slavery is the fight against traditional mindset, policy deficit, and lack of accountability and urgency for children across the globe. ---->>>

Today, I see thousands of Mahatma Gandhis, Martin Luther Kings, and Nelson Mandelas marching forward and calling on us. The boys and girls have joined. I have joined in. We ask you to join, too. ---->>>

For me, peace is a fundamental human right of every child; it is inevitable and divine. ---->>>

Every single minute matters, every single child matters, every single childhood matters. ---->>>

There is a triangular relationship between poverty, child labour and illiteracy who have a cause and consequence relationship. We will have to break this vicious circle. ---->>>

As the anti-slavery community, we must together ensure that this attention is transferred into concrete action and results. ---->>>

I am really honoured, but if the prize had gone to Mahatma Gandhi before me, I would have been more honoured. ---->>>

I am thankful to the Nobel committee for recognising the plight of millions of children who are suffering in this modern age. ---->>>

I never go to temples, but when I see a child, I see God in them. ---->>>

If you keep on buying things made by child slaves in such conditions, you are equally responsible for the perpetration of slavery. ---->>>

India may be a land of over a 100 problems, but it is also a place for a billion solutions. ---->>>

If not now, then when? If not you, then who? If we are able to answer these fundamental questions, then perhaps we can wipe away the blot of human slavery. ---->>>

I call for a march from exploitation to education, from poverty to shared prosperity, a march from slavery to liberty, and a march from violence to peace. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Indian
Born: 01-11, 1954
Birthplace: Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh, India
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Occupation: Activist

Kailash Satyarthi (born 'Kailash Sharma'; 11 January 1954) is an Indian children's rights and education advocate and an activist against child labour. He founded the Bachpan Bachao Andolan (lit. Save the Childhood Movement) in 1980 and has acted to protect the rights of more than 83,000 children from 144 countries (wikipedia)