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Tackling gender violence

Sobha Devi, from Chak village in Jharkhand, eastern India, stood up to a man who attempted to assault her, both during the attack and afterwards, when she refused to back down from filing a complaint....
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Fighting inequality in schools

In Chirakhan village, people from lower castes make up the majority of residents, yet continue to face blatant discrimination at the hands of their neighbours. Prior to intervention from PACS and part...
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Livelihood options for farmers

Farmer Hala Behera and his wife Kuni struggled to make a living from their two acres of land, or to find local jobs paying at least the minimum wage. Neither they, nor their fellow villagers in Karala...
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Finding a Way to Inclusion

As a disabled woman, Barna Mahali was unable to share many of the benefits received by her fellow villagers in Sanramalai village, in Sundergarh district of Odisha, in eastern India. She was not incl...
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‘Acting’ in Community Interest

In Daadpuja, a Santhal populated village in Fatehpur block of Jamtara in Jharkhand, awareness of government schemes and entitlements was very low. Supported by PACS, Lok Chirag Sewa Sanstha (LCSS), a ...
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Reclaiming Their Lands

The tricolour flag of India is mounted on top of a peepul tree in the pastoral village of Salaha, located in the Bettiah district of Bihar. It was erected on the day that the dalit villagers took cont...
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Partner launches MGNREGA Union

08 August 2015
On 8 August 2015 the Akhil Bhartiya MGNREGA Mazdoor Union (ABMMU) was launched by partner CADAM and PACS at an event in Patna, Bihar. The ABMMU will play a vital role in bringing together MGNREGA work...
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Jharkhand Mahila Manch

26 August 2015
From 26-27 August 2015, 78 women’s rights organisations from across Jharkhand came together at a 2-day seminar to form ‘Jharkhand Mahila Manch’ – a state-level women’s forum who will work to...
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FRA Campaign in Jharkhand

01 June 2015
On 1 June the Honourable Chief Minister of the Government of Jharkhand, Shri Raghubar Das, launched a state-level campaign for claim generation under the Forest Rights Act (FRA). The campaign is a joi...
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Bas!Stop: Facilitators Reflect

The Bas!Stop campaign journeys are facilitated by experts from Pravah and ComMutiny – the Youth Collective. Activities include discussions, simulation games and experiential learning exercises, spec...
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