Everyday we see petitions started by people who want to change their world for the better. When they face a problem or spot an injustice, they don’t look away, they choose to act. We see lakhs of people add their support to petitions, take actions and help these petitions win! Have a look at these amazing stories of people creating change.

Priyanka Gupta

Priyanka Gupta is a single mother, whose daughter had one wish – a passport without the name of the man who deserted them.

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Neha Shrimal

Neha Shrimal’s petition made the Maharashtra Government commit to introducing self-defence training in schools to help children fight abuse.

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Bidisha Saikia

“10-year-olds in Assam sit in aluminium pots, and use them as boats to cross a river.”

Even though various news channels were covering this story, no concrete action was being taken by the Government.

Bidisha started a petition on change.org asking the government to build a bridge to help these children.  In less than 2 weeks, 5000 people signed her petition.

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RPS Kohli

RPS Kohli was shocked when he saw reports about 2 Sikh players who were forced to remove their turbans while playing an international basketball match. He learnt that turbans are not allowed under the rules of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA).

RPS Kohli started a petition on Change.org which immediately got the support of 69,000 people, putting massive pressure on FIBA.

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Vaibhav Agarwal

“I get outraged but I never thought of taking any action. But something spurred inside me the day I started the EPF Petition. Thanks to your support we were able to get the Government to listen to the voice of the common man on an important issue.”

When the Finance Minister announced his proposal to tax Employee Provident Funds, Vaibhav Agarwal a young Chartered Accountant knew that he couldn’t stay silent this time. The proposal was a big hit to India’s salaried middle-class and took away one of the few tax-reliefs offered to them.

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