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Nalini’s Story

WARNING - THE FOLLOWING POST HANDLES VERY DISTRESSING SUBJECTS. We feel that is is very important to explain in detail the extent of the abuse The Rags Tribe girls have experienced. They are not just numbers or documentary statistics, they are real people who are now my wonderful friends and whom I love. It is so… Continue reading Nalini’s Story

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Aruna’s Story

It is thanks to Aruna that I found the amazing organisation that I am working with Purnata. I found out about her story by complete chance and amazing luck! Read about it here. Aruna is 27 and the mother of four children. She was born in a very poor village in rural Karnataka, a state… Continue reading Aruna’s Story

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Dipika’s Story

WARNING - THE FOLLOWING POST HANDLES VERY DISTRESSING SUBJECTS. We feel that is is very important to explain in detail the extent of the abuse the Rags Tribe girls have experienced. They are not just numbers or documentary statistics, they are real people who are now my wonderful friends and whom I love. It is so important… Continue reading Dipika’s Story

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Women’s Day

Women's Day could not have been more relevant for me this year, spending it here with the Mumbai prostitutes and my three incredible Rags Tribe girls. They have been through unimaginable suffering and still have the strength to try and make new lives for themselves. I arrived at the workshop to find Aruna, Nalini and Dipika… Continue reading Women’s Day