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Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA)

Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) implements prevention, rehabilitation and advocacy activities, including the identification of high child trafficking areas and forming of Child Friendly Villages (CFVs) in those environments.

BBA challenges perpetrators of child exploitation in the court system, and works on the rehabilitation of survivors of by linking them to social protection schemes and reintegrating them into schools.

At national and global levels, BBA conducts advocacy and awareness campaigns and builds coalitions against child trafficking. 

BBA leads the world's largest civil society campaign – the Global March Against Child Labour – and is at the forefront of laying down laws against child labour and trafficking in India.

BBA's founder, Kailash Satyarthi, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 for his work to end child slavery.

Since it began, BBA has rescued more than 82,000 victims of trafficking, slavery and child labour. At national and global levels, BBA also conducts advocacy and awareness campaigns and builds partnerships and coalitions against child trafficking.

Photos: Suchit Nanda