January 2011

Blast Threatens Ghat Livelihoods

/ January 31, 2011

Small businesses on the Varanasi ghats threatened eviction in the name of security.

Avatar Star Endorses Video Volunteers: Actor Stephen Lang Films Video Supporting Global Media Initiative

/ January 31, 2011

You may know Steven Lang as the villainous colonel Quaritch in Avatar, but in reality he believes the camera is a stronger weapon than the gun. He’s become a champion of using cinema for the empowerment of the most disadvantaged, and has recently made a video endorsing the global media...

Moving Images: From the Journal of VV Director Stalin K

/ January 30, 2011

Past two months have been an extremely busy time for the VV director Stalin. From conducting special training workshops in visual arts and sustainability for NGOs to consulting on policy decisions on community radio and sharing his vision of community media in international film festivals, he has been truly a...

Water Revives Keoladeo National Park

/ January 28, 2011

The Keodaleo National Park in Rajasthan is rehabilitated, supplied with water.

Girl Fights poverty, Gives Inspiration

/ January 27, 2011

A young girl in Patna, Mustari, overcomes loss and poverty, prioritises education.

Onion-Producing Village Cries For Onions

/ January 26, 2011

Despite high onion production in Maharashtra, the price of this commodity is skyrocketing.

Communicating Empowerment

/ January 26, 2011

Video Volunteers announces a new women’s empowerment program in Uttar Pradesh, India, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and IKEA.

Women Gain Political Clout

/ January 25, 2011

Reservation of 50% seats in village councils has generated excitement among women in Himachal Pradesh.