When I got the news, I rushed to the site with our local colleagues. I knew that this day would be especially important.
Labor Department authorities were raiding a brick kiln. Freedom was within reach for 27 adults and 24 children.
The raid was triggered by one courageous man, Ram ji (that’s him in the photo below on the right). He had escaped the kiln, and sought advice from a local community vigilance committee (CVC). Part of what a CVC does is read more >