Children’s rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi made a momentous visit to Avanti House Primary School in Stanmore, Harrow, where he engaged with students on the critical issues of child labour and exploitation.
The esteemed event also witnessed the presence of renowned Bollywood actress and motivational speaker Raageshwari, adding an extra touch of star power to the occasion.
The school’s principal, Mrs Joshi, expressed her profound gratitude for the distinguished presence of Kailash Satyarthi, highlighting his incredible contributions as an educator and unwavering advocate for children’s rights. She noted that his visit had left an indelible impact on the young hearts and minds of the students at Avanti House Primary School. The session, skillfully blending storytelling and education, delved into the pressing matters of cruelty and abuse faced by children across the globe.
The Nobel Peace Prize award
Kailash Satyarthi’s visit came on the heels of his monumental achievement in 2014 when he was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize alongside Malala Yousafzai for their relentless struggle against the suppression of children and young people and their unwavering commitment to the right to education for all children. Demonstrating his unwavering dedication, Kailash committed the entire prize sum to further the cause of children’s rights.
With his presence at Avanti House Primary School, Kailash aimed to inspire and empower the students to actively participate in creating a world free from child labour and exploitation. Through his engaging narrative and insightful discourse, he shed light on the global challenges faced by children and encouraged young minds to stand up against injustice and champion the cause of every child’s right to a safe and nurturing environment.
Raageshwari, the renowned Bollywood actress and motivational speaker, added her support and enthusiasm to the event, further enhancing its significance. Her presence amplified the importance of collaboration and collective action in addressing the pervasive issues of child labour and exploitation.
The visit by Kailash Satyarthi to Avanti House Primary School in Stanmore served as a pivotal moment, fostering awareness and inspiring students to become ambassadors of change. By enlightening the children about the injustices faced by their peers worldwide, he ignited a sense of responsibility within each student, nurturing a generation that would undoubtedly contribute to the betterment of society and the protection of children’s rights.