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Development Dialogue: Quotes from Kailash Satyarthi’s Keynote Address, 7th Feb, 2015

Kailash Satyarthi, in his Keynote Address at Development Dialogue Hubli 2015 , spoke about how children need to be a main focus while working in impact.

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi has been involved in child rights activism and activism against child labour since 1980. Nike Air Max Baratas Apart from freeing several children from child labour, Satyarthi’s work over the past 35 years has led to the International Labour Organization’s adoption of Convention No. Russell Wilson nike air max 2017 goedkoop New Balance 1600 hombre Nike Archive 83.M 182 on the worst form’s of child labour,GoodWeave (a labelling system in carpets that indicate they are child labour free), India’s Right To Education Act, and more. New Balance 577 męskie Washington Wizards nike air max 2017 donna new balance 1600 on feet Last year, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts, along with Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai on December 10, 2014.

Satyarthi gave the keynote speech at the Development Dialogue, 7th Feb, 2015. adidas stan smith 2 noir blanc Air Jordan 12 Retro Here are a few quotes from his speech:

 

On the importance of questioning things

 

“We don’t question things, we take for granted what is told to us, we begin with answers, not question’s If I question the caste system, there is no rational answer we ll say, We have always had it, some people started it thousands of years ago and for some reason and we carry on with it. Nike Air Mag Air Jordan 3 Donna In our society, religious life, scientific life, we don’t question, innovate.”

 

On child labour

 

“More than 3000 girls are kidnapped and held as hostage by ISIS, all for sexual desires and selling for prostitution. nike kd 9 pas cher Mississippi State Bulldogs Jerseys This is some new business by these people claiming to be saviours of religion and Islam. And who are these girls? They are all our daughters, they are alloursisters.”

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“This is the state of our children today: 168 million children today are forced to work somewhere in mines, houses and factories. asics scarpe bimbo Nike Air Max 90 58 million children in the world don’t have the fortune, the opportunity to ever go to school. Nike Free 5.0 Homme
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    “Sisters and brothers, I tell you that less than a week’s worth of annual global military expenditure can bring all children to a school.”

     

    “And when I sit with the children and talk to them as a friends, and ask simple questions, (like which I asked these boys) What do you want to become?. Asics Kinsei 5 damskie They have no dream. Nike Air More Uptempo adidas nmd uomo Georgia State Panthers Jerseys No dream. shirt-tshirt Nike buty shaly.fr Perhaps, they ll never have dreams if we cannot act now.”

     

    “I realized that freeing those 12 children from the carpet factory was nothing. Oklahoma City Thunder nike air max pas cher UConn Huskies Before my very eyes, I saw so many children being trafficked and I could do nothing, I could protect a handful or children and every day more and more children would be brought in. Nike Roshe Run Uomo

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    “We then launched the first ever voluntary social labeling system in Indian, Pakistani and Nepali carpets- it is known as GoodWeave now. Joe Namath Jersey What is the result of this labeling? A study was done by the US Department of Labour ‘s it shows that about 15 years ago, over 1 million children were working in Indian, Pakistani and Nepali carpet industry, but in 10 years time it has decreased to about 3,00,000.”

     

    “One of these rescued circus girls had developed a hatred for men. Calvin Ridley Jerseys asics lyte 3 nero uomo adidas uk Canotta Caratteristiche Air Force Falcons Jerseys She did not give her statement to the police officer or magistrate, both men.

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    “In India, people under 18 can’t be employed in circuses according to the law now. AIR JORDAN 11 Nike Schoenen Goedkoop Nike Air Max Goedkoop Clemson Tigers Canada Goose Constable Parka They are not artists, they are victims of slavery.”

     

    On being patient with change and impact

     

    “I call upon you, your personal compassion must be translated and transformed to socialcompassion, transformative compassion, engaged compassion. And this transformative and engaged compassion has to be globalised so that we can make a really beautiful world for ourselves and our children.”

     

    “But right from my childhood and student life, I had a passion and that passion I always tried to convert into social action. air max pas cher pour homme

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    Of course I am angry. nike air huarache ultra hombre Nike Air Max Dames I am angered each time, but I don’t want to let this anger go out or be dominated by violent reaction. nike air max 1 mujer Fjallraven Kanken Backpack Outlet Nike Air Max 1 męskie białe

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    I want to transform my anger into passion and transformation’s.

     

    On Education, Entrepreneurship, Ethics, and Equity

     

    “Education was in the Directive Principles of State Policy but not in the Fundamental Rights. Nike Air Max 90 Femme adidas nmd hombre Maglia Anthony Davis We held long marches across India for a Right to Education , we met parliament members and spoke about it. Boston Celtics nike air max 90 pas cher For several months, that’s all I did every morning.

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