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Prioritising education

The young people of Sripanka, in the Daringbadi block of Kandhamal district of Odisha, highlighted education as the highest priority for local development. With the help of PACS and partner VICALP, vi...
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Bringing Equality in Schools

Dalit children attending middle school in Batiagarh village, Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh in central India, suffered caste discrimination at the hands of the staff, while all the schoolchildren re...
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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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PACS work on Education

This photo gallery features 10 case studies and quotes that show how PACS has been working to ensure that children from socially excluded groups are able to access non-discriminatory, inclusive, quali...
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Improving School Quality

PACS has been working with partners to strengthen School Management Committees – the decision-making bodies responsible for monitoring schools and addressing issues under the Right to Education Act ...
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Quality Education for All

PACS has been working with partners to empower parents, especially those from socially excluded communities, to stand for election on School Management Committees – the decision-making bodies respon...
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Getting Kids Back to School

PACS partners have been collaborating with School Management Committees and with State governments in special “Back to School” programmes and enrollment drives to reduce absenteeism and dropout ra...
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Demanding Equal Education

30 year old Upendra Ganjhu and his wife live in the remote village of Baniyadih in the Chatra district of Jharkhand. Until recently, their 5 children were not receiving a regular education because, mo...
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Leadership Role for Dalit Lady

Savitri Devi is a dalit woman from the village of Tendui in the Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh. Before, the women of Tendui would stay in their homes, veiled and allowed only to perform the role o...
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Nurturing Tomorrow’s Leaders

In the Shaskiya Purva Madhyamik Shala (Government Middle School) of Goindri village in the Mungeli district of Chhattisgarh, 16 year old Pooja is the President of her Bal Panchayat (Children’s Counc...
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