Helping girls to study rather than become child brides – BBC News

Until you see it, it is difficult to conceive how much work many Rajasthani girls have to do before they go to school.

For some, their chores take precedence and school is a last priority. But one organisation is pushing to encourage up to three million girls to see just how studying can change their lives forever.

Bhagwanti Lassi Ram’s typical day starts early with cooking flat roti bread; she delicately flips the bread, careful not to scorch her fingertips on the smoking hot plate.

Then it is off to feed the chickens and wash the cooking vessels.

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