Latest News > #StrengthToSayNo Campaign Takes Hold in India

rekha-kalindiRekha Kalindi’s book about her refusal to become a child bride, risk her health and sacrifice her education has become a rallying point in India. As part of publicity for the book there, our colleagues at Penguin India started a social media campaign encouraging people to stand up for their beliefs with the hashtag #StrengthToSayNo. The campaign really took off, and was recently featured at BuzzFeed India with a piece that you can read by clicking here: BuzzFeed: #StrengthToSayNo. And now even the UK Daily Mail has featured the campaign: Rekha Kalindi Inspired #StrengthtoSayNo hashtag.

#StrengthToSayNo - Image: Facebook media

#StrengthToSayNo – Image: Facebook media

 

Meanwhile over at the positive news website BetterIndia.com you can read an excerpt from the book: The Strength To Say No – an excerpt. Background to the story can also be found at the Children’s Rights website Humanium.org: Rekha Kalindi‚Äôs story.

#StrengthToSayNo - Image: Facebook media

#StrengthToSayNo – Image: Facebook media

We’re proud to be the publishers of the book in the UK, and it joins a long list of books we have published over the decades on themes of social justice. You can read more about Rekha Kalindi and our UK edition of her book here: The Strength To Say No.

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To order the book from AmazonUK, click here: The Strength to Say No: One Girl’s Fight Against Against Forced Marriage

#StrengthToSayNo - Image: Facebook media

#StrengthToSayNo – Image: Facebook media

 

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