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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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Transforming slums of Jabalpur

Shabnam Bano, a Muslim woman living in Bagda Dafai slum in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh, in central India, has overseen the construction of nearly 500 toilets, 130 in her own slum. Described as...
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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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Women Form Health Action Group

While the village of Bisnoor, in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh in central India, had a primary health centre, it was not functional and no one knew of its existence. With support from PACS, the wom...
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Battling Gender Discrimination

Shyamvati Dhurve, from Ratamati village in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh in central India, had to fight many battles to secure work for herself and other local women, under government schemes. ...
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Madhya Pradesh Inclusion Utsav

22 January 2016
The Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) programme celebrated its five-year journey, creating leadership and empowering socially excluded communities in Madhya Pradesh by holding a two-day closing cerem...
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PACS in Madhya Pradesh

This photo gallery shows case studies and quotes from just 10 of the communities and individuals that PACS has been able to support in Madhya Pradesh to give a flavour of the impact that we have had i...
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The Changeloomers: Rajani

Rajani 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 ad...
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Video Volunteers to Sarpanches

Saroj, Kranti and Reshmi are 3 of the 75 PACS Community Correspondents – local video journalists - who have been trained by partner Video Volunteers to use flip-cams to document issues in their comm...
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Community Forest Rights

When the Forest Rights Act was passed in December 2006, the tribal villagers of Madavan Gouri in the Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh were completely unaware of the fact that they could now apply for ...
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