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FRA Campaign in Jharkhand

01 June 2015
On 1 June the Honourable Chief Minister of the Government of Jharkhand, Shri Raghubar Das, launched a state-level campaign for claim generation under the Forest Rights Act (FRA). The campaign is a joi...
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Launch of PACS RSBY Helpline

01 May 2015
On 1 May (International Labour Day) 2015 a PACS-funded helpline for the government’s Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) health insurance scheme was launched in Jharkhand by the Honourable Chief M...
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Inclusive Education Book

22 April 2015
On 22 April 2015, PACS education partner Deshkal Society held a book launch and panel discussion at the India International Centre in New Delhi. PACS supported the event, which focused on the relation...
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Land Rights Win for Tribals

15 March 2015
On 15 March 2015 the Government of Madhya Pradesh (MP) proposed to amend its land and revenue policy. The changes would have meant that land belonging to tribal families could have been legally occupi...
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Women's Award for Partner

12 March 2015
On 12 March 2015, Rahima Khatun – Secretary of our partner Nari-O-Sishu Kalyan Kendra (NOSKK) in West Bengal – was awarded one of the inaugural Rajya Mahila Samman awards for her “outstanding se...
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Youth Tackling Violence

01 March 2015
Three of our inspirational young Changelooms leaders, who are running community projects to address violence against women and girls, shared their experiences with British High Commissioner - ...
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PACS Musahar Dalit Convention

28 January 2015
On 28 January 2015 over 2200 Musahar Dalits attended a state-level Musahar Chetna Sammelan (Musahar Consciousness Convention) organised by PACS and our partners Musahar Vikas Manch and Muzaffarpur Vik...
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Launch of PACS Youth Campaigns

23 January 2015
On Friday 23 January 2015, PACS and partner Pravah launched two youth initiatives to address social exclusion – Changelooms and the Bas.Stop campaign. The launch event at Vishwa Yuvak Kendra...
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British MP Visits PACS

13 January 2015
British MP Lynne Featherstone is the UK’s first ministerial champion for tackling violence against women and girls overseas. On her visit to India in January 2015 we took her to visit a PACS project...
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01 January 2015
Commutiny-the Youth Collective (CYC) and Pravah in collaboration with Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) programme is inviting applications from Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Wes...
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