What We Can Help
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“There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.”
(Plato – Greek philosopher. 428 BC-348 BC)
This was shot a few days ago in the courtyard of GURIA in Varanasi (Benaras).
Guria is a Human Rights organisation fighting against the sexual exploitation of women and children, particularly those forced into prostitution and trafficking.
Manju and her husband Ajeet Singh are running this non-profit organisation at great personal risk, providing shelter and hope to many children.
They need any kind of help (money, food, toys, clothes,…) in order to carry on their task.
They are facing many difficulties from all those who would like to use those children as a second generation prostitution.
Manju and Ajeet Singh are modern heroes, this is why I decided to upload a few pictures connected to their work.
There are many ways to help and give a kind of support to Guria, this is its website,http://www.guriaindia.org and you may contact Manju and Ajeet at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are coming to Varanasi, this evening starts “Pearls of Love”, a concert series organized and produced by GURIA for the marginalised traditional artists in order to provide opportunities for the participants to show their creative skill (and not their sexual availability).
The festival takes place for two weeks at Munshi ghat every day at 5pm.
Here the women present the best of their repertoire as they strive to make their music and dance acceptable to the mainstream and, ultimately, financially viable.