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World Youth Skill Day: “Sustain Ancestral Skill or Earn Livelihood?” Question Next Gen Banaras Weavers

 
/ July 15, 2019

On World Youth Skill Day, young weavers from Banaras talk about their dilemma between sustaining their ancestral skill of weaving or earning a better livelihood with a different skill. 

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Extreme Caste Discrimination Leaves Puri’s Dalits Threatened and Looted

 
/ July 5, 2019

One of India’s biggest religious hubs, Puri, is also a hub for atrocities against Dalits by upper caste individuals.

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Athai: Raised Platform Reserved for Men Making It a Mascot for Patriarchy

 
/ July 3, 2019

Menstruation becomes the reason for women exclusion at Athai, and public places in Rampur, Rajasthan, barring them to participate in any decision making.

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Domestic Violence: Tale of Two Women

 
/ June 17, 2019

Brihaspati Sardar and Kamla Sardar from West Bengal faced domestic violence. They talk about the physical-emotional assault and their individual perspectives.

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Betel Nut Trees Chopped down by Goa Forest Department Angers Residents

 
/ June 12, 2019

Residents of Sanguem block of South Goa staged a protest when the Forest department axed their hereditary betel nut trees.

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Taxing Agriculture: Farmers Forced to Pay Water Tax but Receive No Water

 
/ June 10, 2019

There seems to be no end for the decade long water crisis for the farmers of Bandhaberna village, Sundergarh, Odisha.

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Human-Elephant Conflict Rises Again in Jharkhand’s Khunti Village.

 
/ June 5, 2019

Khunti village in Jharkhand was raided by elephants leaving a child injured and causing economic loss to the farmer.

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Playing Against Patriarchy: Muslim Girls own the ‘Male Space’ by Playing Football

 
/ June 3, 2019

In Kolkata’s Rajabazar, Muslim girls have formed a football team to fight against patriarchal norms.

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Open Defecation Free? People From a Village in Madhya Pradesh, Still Forced to Go in...

 
/ May 31, 2019

In Madhya Pradesh’s Dhehadi Amdhana village, the Swachh Bharat Mission has failed to provide household toilets despite the state’s Open Defecation Free status.