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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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Breaking Margins Exhibition

This photo gallery is a selection of the images that were on display at the PACS "Breaking Margins" exhibition, held on 10 December 2012 at the British Council Library in New Delhi....
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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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Weaving a New Livelihood

From the age of 10, Anti Devi was involved in manual scavenging - cleaning and removing human waste from the dry latrines in her village in the Nalanda district of Bihar. But, in February 2014, PACS p...
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Gaining Dignity

Ever since her husband died almost 15 years ago, 50 year old Vimla Devi has been working relentlessly, earning money to support her large family. Until 2014, she was working as a manual scavenger in t...
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From Toilets to Tea

30 year old Sangeeta is busy making tea… and lots of it! This is because she owns a tea stall in her village in the Gaya district of Bihar, and she is kept busy by a steady stream of customers buyin...
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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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