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    Aruna, second left, crosses the Heran River with friends to return home after attending Utavali High School in India's  Gujarat state. The students say the swim is worth it for an education that can help lift them out of poverty in India, where at least 700 million people are living on less than $1.25 a day.--Ajit Solanki/AP

    A Wet Route to School

    August 16, 2014
    In this twelve photo combination picture, young Indian bonded child laborers, top left to right, Mohammad Ishitiyak, 10, Iqrar, 11, Aqeel, 14, Kuldeep Mishra, 14, Mohammad Wasim, 13, Guddu, 11, and bottom left to right, Jilali, 14, Saddam, 10, Shakeel, 13, Mohammad Gufsharan, 15, Monu, 15 and Azaruddin, 14, wear numbers and pose for photographs as their details are processed after being rescued during a raid by workers from Bachpan Bachao Andolan, or Save the Childhood Movement, in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, July 11, 2012. In New Delhi alone, about 50,000 children are believed to be working in factories, with thousands more begging on the streets and sorting garbage. India recently passed a law aimed at fighting child labor by making education compulsory up to age 14 but grinding poverty still leads many kids to work, and certain industries that involve intricate machinery or delicate handiwork prefer their smaller hands. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

    Child Labor

    July 12, 2012
    An Indian student with his face painted participates in a march for peace and communal harmonAy to mark the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in Mumbai, India, Monday, Jan. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

    Remembering Gandhi

    January 31, 2012
    Indian children wearing festive clothing ride in the back of a bicycle rickshaw on their way to a Christmas party at a kindergarten on the last day before school holidays in New Delhi, India, Friday, Dec. 23, 2011. Christmas day is observed as a national holiday for all Indians. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)


    December 24, 2011
    A student learns to write in a lower-primary school in Khankar village on the outskirts of Gauhati, India, last week. At least 80 poor children study in the lower-primary school, which was set up by villagers without any government aid. —Anupam Nath/AP

    One in Seven Billion

    November 14, 2011