17 May 2007 – Village Bochacha, Block Musahri, District Muzaffarpur
Pramod Kumar, teacher: “The way UNICEF runs campaigns for polio, in the same way it can run campaigns for education.”
Vineeta Kumari, teacher: “Because parents are uneducated, they feel that educating girls is a waste of time; it is better for them to work at home and later get married.”
Programme ended at 2:30 p.m.
Ritu Kumari, student: “When girls go to school, villagers pass comments, so their parents are afraid of sending them to school”.
Varsha Kumari, student: “Rich kids made fun of poor children at school.”