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We need to look at child poverty as a crisis: Geeta Dharmarajan

Updated : November 28, 2019 10:28 PM IST

Books have never been seen in our culture as very important—maybe because we were just moving from an oral to a written tradition when the tech revolution took over.
Children may learn for a test from a textbook, but they don’t learn lifelong values, skills or ethics from a textbook.
In Katha, we believe that girls and women hold up 50 percent of the sky, so we need to have strong women protagonists, strong stories that portray girls as breaking stereotypes.
We need to look at child poverty as a crisis: Geeta Dharmarajan
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