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Conference to Improve Learning

22 September 2016
PACS India office in Bihar implemented a project from 2013-2015 to promote inclusive education in Bihar. The aim of the project was to enhance learning levels of children from the socially excluded co...
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Tackling domestic violence

Sheela and her disabled son were verbally and physically abused by members of her husband’s family, forcing her to move back to her parents’ home. This placed her family under immense financial pr...
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Road to Self-Determination

In the village of Teghariya, in the Kishanganj district of Bihar, women belonging to subjugated castes worked in their neighbours’ fields for bags of grain, while their husbands had to migrate to ci...
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Learning to Fight Exploitation

Kalavati Devi, a dalit woman from Sandesh village in Bhojpur district of Bihar, in northern India, was persuaded into marriage by a widower from a dominant caste. A former policeman, he later abandone...
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A School for All Seasons

The primary school in Ammapatti village in Bahadurpur block of Darbhanga district in Bihar did not have even basic facilities. Moreover, children from the Muslim community were being discriminated aga...
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A Right to Work

Cobbler Pradeep Ram was oppressed and exploited in his village of Prabatta in Bihar, because he was considered as belonging to a lower caste. Without a steady income, he struggled to feed his family. ...
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The Changeloomers: Pratima

Pratima was supported by PACS as part of Changelooms With.in - a year-long leadership programme for 100 passionate and enthusiastic young people who were supported and mentored to lead projects that a...
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PACS in Bihar

This photo gallery shows case studies and quotes from just 10 of the communities and individuals that PACS has been able to support in Bihar to give a flavour of the impact that we have had in the Sta...
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Bihar Inclusion Utsav

18 December 2015
The Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) programme celebrated its seven-year long journey of creating leadership and empowering socially excluded communities in Bihar by holding a three-day closing cere...
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Pioneering Women MGNREGA Mates

45 year old Kari Devi may not look like a pioneer, but she is just one of 1008 dalit women in the Jehanabad district of Bihar who are challenging cultural and societal expectations by taking up roles ...
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