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Umeedon Ki Udaan
" A series of Adolescent Heroes / Adolescent Change-Makers called ‘Umeedon Ki Udaan’, produced by UNICEF, broadcast by Doordarshan and supported by UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra. "
A series of Adolescent Heroes / Adolescent Change-Makers called ‘Umeedon Ki Udaan’, produced by UNICEF, broadcast by Doordarshan and supported by UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra.

As Priyanka Chopra says in the series: "These are stories of exceptional adolescents, who dared to stand up for their rights. We salute you, our real heroes."

Pratibha 

Pratibha comes from a conservative family who didn’t appreciate her going out of the house alone but she somehow managed to convince them to allow her to attend a Deepika Program Workshop. And, today she’s helping others like herself!

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Kali
 
Kali overcame odds of not being able to go to school, since there was no school post grade 10 in her village, with the help of the Taiyaari Samooh Program. Today, she is inspiring other girls like her to get ‪#‎BackToSchool‬!

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Shikha Patra

A Child Area Health Minder from West Bengal .  With support from her parents (who despite their circumstances encouraged her to study) and NGO Prayasam, she is today helping change lives around her. Today, she has been on global forums like the Skoll World Forum, Adobe Youth Voices summit, Global Vaccine Summit, and TEDX talk. But nothing excites her more than her role as a Child Area Health Minder.
 
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Geeta Tantubhai

Geeta refused to be a child bride. ‪ She is now a role model for fellow students and a crusader against child abuse!. She gives credit for her success to the Cub Reporters Program.

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Aarti 

Arti was a shy, reserved girl who is now an inspired writer, assertive public speaker and an inspiration to all 900 of her fellow school students. She gives credit for her success to the Child Reporter Program.

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