They have the power to change the world:Female infanticide, child marriages, menstrual hygiene, open defecation, toilets for slum-dwellers and technology for the visually impaired are the ki
The death of a mother:A large percentage of women accessing JSY come from lower castes and economically backward sections. According to a study by researchers from the Indi
At the cost of health:At the cost of health At the Cost of Health (Vol 29 No 1) Despite global medical advances, access to healthcare across Southasia remains extremely u
Braving odds to focus on social problems:They try to expose under-reported stories from their communities Far away from loud political debates in studios and air-conditioned newsrooms, 20-
Video Volunteers: Impactful grassroots journalism | The Navhind Times:The largest community media gathering of grassroots video journalists came to a close on October 4, in Candolim. Actor Abhay Deol was at the ceremony,
Reporters on the Story of Their Lives:Some years ago, Stephen Lang, an American actor best known for his role of colonel Quaritch in Avatar, commented, “Video Volunteers is creating a kind
Prime Time 2015 comes to an end | The Navhind Times:There is nothing like ‘purely objective reporting’ said Stalin K., an award winning documentary filmmaker and founder of Video Volunteers at an event
Experience the power of ‘Changeloomers’:Change laana hai to akele chalo par dur tak jaana hai to doosron ko sath leke chalo (If you want to bring a change then walk alone, but if you want to
A Unique Forum for the People, by the People:BANGALORE: While the mainstream media shies away from portraying issues faced by a majority of Indians and from news that doesn’t sound  sensational 
Go Goa Gone!:I am writing this in Goa, in the midst of my friend Radhika Gupta (Moon River, Zambar on the Moon) and Naveen Sharma’s beautiful wedding celebrations 
Camcorders for justice:It takes an hour and a quarter by train to get from Mumbai to the town of Vangani. I had hoped to spend the journey getting to know my companion, Amol
Behind the stats: Ground reporting on the RTE:In a recent campaign launched by Video Volunteers, an international community media organisation, thousands of students from across India will reveal
Behind the stats: Ground reporting on the RTE:In a recent campaign launched by Video Volunteers, an international community media organisation, thousands of students from across India will reveal
Film fighters | Society | Times Crest:Video volunteers from across the country have been shooting short, candid film clips on official apathy. Some of these videos have made the authoritie
Community call for the socially marginalised:With the launch of Community Correspondents Network, the marginalised will get to tell their stories The mainstream media’s neglect of socially margi
Community call for the socially marginalised:With the launch of Community Correspondents Network, the marginalised will get to tell their stories The mainstream media’s neglect of socially margi
Stories from the hinterland: Community journalists go hyperlocal – Indian Express:Community Correspondent Network (CCN) has been launched by the Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS), an initiative of UK government and the “India Unhea
The view from within:Armed with a camera and stories from India’s villages, Jessica Mayberry and her band of Video Volunteers are catalysts for social change A Kodak vide
NGO for the disabled urges Central Railway to have a heart, sanction Vangani FOB proposal | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis:The Central Railways has sanctioned a proposal for a foot overbridge at Vangani near Badlapur at an estimate of Rs1.5 crore granted by the CR general
Tehelka – India’s Independent Weekly News Magazine:CHANGE. CRISIS. AND A TIME TO THiNK ‘I have become a medium for people’s voices’ How did it all begin? It happened when I was still studying. One da
Tehelka – India’s Independent Weekly News Magazine:A new video initiative could jolt our apathy and sensitise us to Dalit atrocities, says Janani Ganesan THE VIDEO clip is one minute long. The camera z
Now Showing: Camcorder Tales – Indian Express:Ganesh Kadam is an unlikely filmmaker. A senior clerk at Pune Municipal Corporation who learned the basics of movie-making at a weekend course in Pune
Now Showing: Camcorder Tales – Indian Express:Ganesh Kadam is an unlikely filmmaker. A senior clerk at Pune Municipal Corporation who learned the basics of movie-making at a weekend course in Pune
4 insights and 4 lessons: Knight News Challenge:We recently completed an assessment of the early Knight News Challenge winners (2007 and 2008), taking a closer look at the outcomes they’ve achieved
Imtiaz Ali and Abhay Deol at video volunteers event:Pictures of actor Abhay Deol who became the brand ambassador for video volunteers. Pictures of actor Abhay Deol who became the brand ambassador for vi