Quotes by Kailash Satyarthi

About Kailash Satyarthi:

Kailash Satyarthi is an Indian children's rights and 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.

Author Bio

  • NameKailash Satyarthi
  • DescriptionIndian children's rights activist
  • AliasesKailash Sharma
  • BornJanuary 11, 1954
  • CountryIndia
  • AwardsNobel Peace Prize; Wallenberg Medal; Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award