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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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Women Leaders: Mamta's Story

Thanks to the training she has received from PACS, Mamta is helping to educate rural women in the Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh about their rights and entitlements. This video is her story......
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Bas!Stop Campaign

10 September 2015
This video captures the journey of the Bas!Stop campaign - an innovative mobile campaign on wheels that ran from December 2014 to May 2015, reaching out to over 48,000 young people in Delhi, Uttar Pr...
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The Lone Ranger

Coming from a traditional but orthodox Brahmin family from Varanasi, Madhulika Mishra always imagined herself as a television news anchor when she was growing up… but life had a different idea! Madh...
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National MGNREGA Symposium

10 August 2015
On 10-11 August 2015, PACS and partner Gramya Sansthan organised a two-day National Symposium on the government’s Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) entitled “MGNREGA...
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Status of Commissions for SCs

01 February 2014
This study reviews the status of the constitution, composition and functioning of the State Commissions for Scheduled Castes (SC) and provides a set of recommendations in order to make the Scheduled C...
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Status of Minority Commissions

01 February 2014
This study reviews the status of the constitution, composition and functioning of State Commissions for Minorities. The study provides a set of recommendations in order to make the Minority Commission...
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Status of Women's Commissions

01 February 2014
This report analyses the functioning and impacts of state-level Women's Commissions and provides recommendations to make them more vibrant, responsive and accountable to their mandates. It was part of...
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Video Power: It's Electrifying

For the first time in 25 years, 150 families in Uttar Pradesh are experiencing the comfort of fans on sweltering summer nights, re-charging their mobile phones at the flick of a switch and children ar...
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New Designs for Benarasi Saris

15 July 2015
On 15 July 2015 five new sari patterns came "off-the-loom" in Varanasi - a result of the product development training we've been doing with Benarasi weavers as part of our inclusive weaving livelihood...
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