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Standing Strong Against Abuse

49 year old Minoti Bai Baraskar lives in the tribal village of Ghoghari situated in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh. Back in June 2014, she was wrongly accused of having an affair. Without a hear...
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SMC Exposes School Corruption

In the village of Mansoora in the Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, father of 5, Afsar, and his School Management Committee (SMC) are transforming their local school. Ever since he became SMC Presiden...
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Using RTI to Get MGNREGA Wages

The remote tribal village of Amgoan nestles amidst lush hills and forests in the Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh. Unaware of their rights under the MGNREGA rural employment scheme, a group of women ...
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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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Saving Children’s Lives

Two-and-a-half-year old Udika is fast asleep in her mother’s lap. However, it’s only thanks to the work of Jhuma Nagamunshi that Udika is alive and well. She and the other members of her Self Help...
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Training Female Lac Farmers

Sohadri Devi is a Super Mum! As well as being a mother, a homemaker, and a teacher to her four children in the evenings, she has taken up the challenge of working as one of 197 Business Development Se...
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Changelooms: Domestic Violence

In the tribal area where Anita lives it is estimated that 80-85% of women experience domestic violence. With such high rates, women have come to expect this abuse, accepting it as a normal part of mar...
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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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Women Leaders: on Bicycles

Change is sweeping through the villages of Varanasi. And it’s being brought about by gutsy, female community leaders on bicycles! Urmila, Kiran, Mamta and Anjum are just four of the women who work f...
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Women Leaders: Dalit Rights

Pushpa lives in the city of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. She is from the Valmiki caste - the lowest amongst the dalits. Thanks to her mother, Pushpa received an education. She set up PACS partner Adharsh...
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