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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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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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Writing a New Story

A disturbed childhood turned Jacinta into a quiet girl. However, the feelings squirming inside her found another outlet. Whenever emotions filled her to the brink, she picked up a pen and transferred ...
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Shaping Her Own Future

In a region where patriarchy and age-old customs dictate a woman's life from birth to death, 17-year old Almira Parbia has joined the ranks of a small but growing number of girls who are standing up a...
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Preventing Child Marriage

In 2014, Furjune came back from school one afternoon to be told by her parents that she would not be returning because they were making plans for her marriage. Furjune was just 16. As a bright and amb...
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Phase 2: 2015 Correspondents

From July 2015 - January 2016, PACS supported partner Video Volunteers to work with 75 Community Correspondents across all seven PACS states, enabling them to expose under-reported stories affecting t...
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Youth Tackling Violence

01 March 2015
Three of our inspirational young Changelooms With.in leaders, who are running community projects to address violence against women and girls, shared their experiences with British High Commissioner - ...
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Changelooms: Girls' Education

At the end of Class 8 Faisal got 88% in his exams – an excellent score. This should have been enough to admit him into Class 9. “I waited from morning until evening to get admission into the next ...
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Changelooms: Dalit Girls

Double discrimination - as a woman and as a Dalit. When asked to describe herself in 5 words, Pratima thought for a moment. After a while she said, “I am a Dalit. I am a woman. I am a mother. I am ...
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Women Leaders: Girls Education

There is a saying: “Educate a man and you educate an individual, educate a woman and you educate a family.'' However, this is seldom seen in the context of Muslim communities where illiteracy levels...
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