Nominated by Halley Movement

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Taran is a 12 year old boy who is dedicated to ensuring that all children have their rights recognized. He is part of the Youth Wing of Halley Movement, an NGO working for children in Africa. He has been an advocate for children’s rights in Mauritius from the age of 10, when he asked for permission to answer a child’s question on the right to education. Taran enjoys speaking about the importance of internet safety for children and wants to get more children involved in fighting for their rights. He is one of the leading child speakers at meetings organized with peer groups in schools, where he often shares his views. Taran is going to be a speaker at the upcoming workshop for educators on “Early Childhood Education”, which will be organized by Halley Movement. He has participated in numerous civil society activities, as his mother is the director of “Internet Child Safety Foundation”, an NGO that works for internet safety amongst the Mauritian population.