The Right to Be is a powerful and unique attempt to introduce children to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It asserts that we are all born free and equal – no matter how we look, where we are born or whether we are rich or poor. Rights are ...

"Zena Sorabjee brings home the UN Declaration with stories simply and lucidly told. The book is imaginatively illustrated by children and is a joy to behold and read. It also incorporates the thoughts of many world leaders and will surely help in inspiring the young."

- Leila Seth
Former Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh

 

Zena Sorabjee currently serves as the Vice-Chairperson of the elected governing body of the 2 million strong Indian Baha’i community. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Barli Development Institute for Rural Women in Madhya Pradesh, which conducts programmes on literacy, public health and vocational education for rural, village and tribal women who did not get the opportunity of schooling. In 2007 she started 'Brilliant Stars School' in Tripura whose mission is ...

The book features illustrations by the children of Aseema Charitable Trust. Aseema Charitable Trust is a Mumbai-based NGO working for the rights of underprivileged children – particularly the Right to Education. Set up in 1997, it has reached out to over 3000 children living on the streets, in slum communities and and in extremely challenging circumstances. Aseema works in partnership with ...

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