A New Path
SDG 5: Gender Equality • 27m
19-year-old Mukesh Rajak was born into a marginalized community in an impoverished region of rural India. His childhood was marked by discrimination and social exclusion due to his status as a dalit, a member of India's 'untouchable' castes. But a chance opportunity to attend a nonprofit private school would lead Mukesh to find his voice as a community organizer and citizen journalist. Everyday he rides his scooter from village to village documenting negligence and corruption in his region's school system, convinced that a proper education for every child is the key to transforming his community for the better.
Director: Gregory Walsh
2014 | 27 min
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