On Human Rights Day, girls speak on their right to education through Digital Challenge
On Human Rights Day, girls speak on their right – Education freedom is a fraction of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The pestilence has slam formal education around the world greatly, with about 129 million girls no longer having schools. Indian girls also face barriers to further education.
Nearly 40% of girls aged 1518 lack access to any kind of schooling. Girls from Khatri Khatanga village in Jharkhand has set up a digital chaupal and also prepared a video elucidating the difficulties they have had to encounter over the past year in continuing education Digital chaupal is an initiative by the girls who create short videos to spread awareness about the issues they face in accessing education.
The intent behind building the video is to create an equal society where every girl gets educated. The girls have created the video to inspire other girls to tell their stories through the short video medium.
People Powered Digital Narratives (PPDN) trained girls in the village of Khatri Khatanga in Jharkhand to create digital chaupals and videos explaining the difficulties faced in further education over the past year. Every month, PPDN aims to train and encourage more young girls to share the inspiring story of defeating opportunities with short mobile videos.
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