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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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Preventing school dropout

In rural communities such as the village of Khamariam in the district of Mungeli in Chhattisgarh, many children drop out of school when their parents migrate to other areas for work. PACS and its loca...
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Fighting caste discrimination

While working in the kitchen of a junior school , Gita Saroj, from Kesopur village in the Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh, was set menial tasks by colleagues, because she was considered as belong...
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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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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 Assert their Rights

Living in a tiny mud-and-thatch hut with her family and goats in the village of Bhatpurva, in Uttar Pradesh, Kamrunissa earned meagre and irregular wages as a farm labourer. Her disabled husband had m...
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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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Skills.in: Arabinda's Story

Arabinda is a young man from a Dalit community in Odisha. He is a Skills.in graduate. Thanks to his three month Skills.in training, he now has a job as a waiter at a local restaurant and hotel....
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