Articles by Bibi Rehmat

Bibi Rehmat is a child leader of Bal Adhikar Sangharsh Sangathan, a children’s collective in Bandra East. She is 15 years old. She loves playing sports and enjoys spending time and talking to her sisters and her friends.

This Child Rights Week, Citizen Matters brings to you voices from three young community leaders. This is the third story of the series. I am Bibi Rehmat, living in Behram Nagar in Bandra. I study in class ten. When I was 6 years old I came to Mumbai. I was born in Gonda District in Basti, Uttar Pradesh. I liked the open spaces and fresh air in my village, there’s too much pollution in the city. But here in the city, there are a lot of opportunities, more freedom compared to the village, and one can learn English more easily.…

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