6 Kailash Satyarthi Powerful Quotes On The Innocence Of Childhood.

“Childhood is the age of innocence,

it’s the time for learning
and it’s the time deserving

of help, guidance and love from adults,

it’s certainly no time to be abused and be abandoned”

Kailash Satyarthi is a defender of children’s rights. He was born ‘Kailash Sharma’; 11 January 1954. He is an Indian education advocate and an activist against child labour. He founded the Bachpan Bachao Andolan (lit. Save the Childhood Movement) in 1980 and has acted to protect the rights of more than 83,000 children from 144 countries.It is largely because of Satyarthi’s work and activism that the International Labour Organization adopted Convention No. 182 on the worst forms of child labour, which is now a principal guideline for governments around the world. His work is recognized through various national and international honours and awards including the Nobel Peace Prize of 2014, which he shared with Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan.

The following are 6 Kailash Satyarthi powerful quotes on the innocence of childhood:-

1. “Childhood means
simplicity. Look at the
world with the child’s eye- it is very beautiful.”

2. “The single aim of my life is that every child is: free to be a child, free to grow and develop, free to eat, sleep, see daylight, free to laugh and cry, free to play,
free to learn, free to go to school, and above all, free to dream.”

3. “I refuse to accept that the shackles of slavery can ever be stronger than the
quest for freedom.”

4. “There is no greater
violence than to deny the dreams of our children.”

5. “I refuse to accept that the world is so poor, when just one week of global spending on armies is
enough to bring all of our children into classrooms.”

6. “For centuries, we were taught that anger is bad. Our parents, teachers, priests, everyone taught us how to control and suppress our anger. But I ask: why can’t we convert
our anger for the larger good of society?”

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