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This Mumbai Woman Who Teaches Kids Of Sex Workers Is Amongst The Top 10 Teachers In The World

"Where the world sees lost causes, I see revolutionary leaders."

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In 2014, the Varkey Foundation launched the Global Teacher Prize, a $1 million award presented to one teacher every year for "outstanding contribution to the profession".

This year’s finalists were just announced by Stephen Hawking, and they include Mumbai's Robin Chaurasiya, co-founder of Kranti, an NGO school that educates women from red light districts.

Other finalists include teachers from the United States, United Kingdom, Pakistan, Palestine, Finland, Australia, Kenya, and Japan.
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Other finalists include teachers from the United States, United Kingdom, Pakistan, Palestine, Finland, Australia, Kenya, and Japan.

Since launching Kranti, Chaurasiya has taken in students aged 12-20, including young children who were victims of human trafficking and those born into families of sex workers.

Kranti has organised workshops for more than 1,00,000 people, and the students and faculty have given multiple TEDx talks around the world, even visiting the offices of Google and Facebook.

You can watch Chaurasiya's life story here:

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