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RSBY Mitra in Jharkhand

16 January 2014
PACS and Jharkhand State Labour Welfare Society [JASLAWS], State Nodal Agency RSBY, Government of Jharkhand is launching RSBY Mitra on 18 January 2014  in Chaibasa, West Singhbhum....
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Education entitlements

22 July 2013
It takes an informed and empowered community to harvest the fruits of education entitlements, including non-discriminatory access to midday meals. The provisions of Right to Education Act can only be ...
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Learning to demand work

16 July 2013
Madhya Pradesh's Jhabua district is home to a sizeable population of Bhil adivasis even though their large numbers have never given them a strong voice when it came to demanding their basic rights or ...
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Community Correspondents

01 July 2013
The mainstream media’s neglect of socially marginalised communities may well have triggered the launch of a network for and by the groups – Community Correspondents Network (CCN)....
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CC Network Launch

29 June 2013
To enable community voices to be heard and their issues, aspirations, struggles and successes recorded and disseminated to a wider audience, Poorest Areas Civil Societies (PACS) programme and Video Vo...
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Odisha Launch

23 May 2013
Lack of access to assets, credit and markets severely limit livelihood options for Socially Excluded Groups (SEGs) trapping them in poverty even while opportunities exist for participation in emerging...
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Manual Scavenging Bill

03 May 2013
The government today approved amendments to a bill that seeks to eradicate manual scavenging. The Union Cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, approved official amendments to ...
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Struggle to continue

18 April 2013
Concerted efforts to address caste discrimination in the United Kingdom by way of legislation faced a set back when the proposed amendment was defeated in the House of Commons by 307 votes to 243....
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Nutrition Mission in UP

10 April 2013
LUCKNOW: The state nutrition mission, approved by the state cabinet here on Monday, will begin with 41 high-focus districts. These districts, say officials in the state C, account for high rate of mal...
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Implement effective law

21 March 2013
The Union Government should urgently pass a legislation to tackle this disgrace to society. It must then without delay frame rules for effective and speedy implementation of the Act, so that the digni...
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