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Mar 04, 2021

IWD Special: Dr. Kriti Bharti works for child marriage annulment

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International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8th of March. All India Radio News honours Women Achievers from diverse fields by bringing their stories. Today we will bring to you the stories of women who have done exceptional service to society. Dr. Kriti Bharti and her trust Sarthi trust are working relentlessly against child marriage. She is known for child marriage annulment. 

Dr. Bharti from Jodhpur, Rajasthan has till now annulled 41 child marriages in Rajasthan and has prevented 1400 child marriages across the country. Apart from working against child marriages, she is also working on all the issues related to juvenile justice act. Talking to All India Radio News, Dr. Bharti says till now more than 7000 children have been rehabilitated.

Dr. Bharti's childhood traumatised herself. Her father abandoned her even before she was born and her family did not want her to be born. After her birth she was not accepted by her relatives. After facing several difficulties in life she devoted her life in service of all the children who are abandoned.

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