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The untouchables face a life style of poverty and being discriminated against. They were not allowed to go to many places that other caste could go to, or to dress the same as them. As Anant explains, “Until recently, they were not allowed to draw water from the common well of the village, nor were they entitled to enter the temples (1972: 22)


ღ "I am a princess. All girls are. Even if they live in tiny old attics. Even if they dress in rags. Even if they aren't pretty, or smart, or young. They’re still princesses. All of us." - the little princess


A slum in India. Thousands of children are orphaned and left homeless on the streets. These children have to fend for themselves and relinquish their rights to a pleasant childhood.