According to the Child in Need Institute (CINI) based in Kolkatta, 47 percent of Indian girls get married before the age of 18, 22 percent girls give birth before they turn 18 in India, and 1 child goes missing every three seconds in West Bengal. Most of the latter cases end up in sex-trafficking.
Girls in rural parts of the country are at higher risk for all these problems because lack of education and opportunities make them extremely vulnerable.
This is where CINI’s mobile-based program GPower comes into the picture."
Read article by Shreya Pareek from The Better India.