May 2014

Neglected by Electricity Board

 
/ May 30, 2014

On 27th February 2014 a terrible storm brought down the electricity poles in Sarauli village. There has been no electricity in the village since and...

The Right to Land

 
/ May 30, 2014

Millions of people live in India’s forestlands, but have no legal right to their homes, lands or livelihoods. “We have 5 acres of land but...

Anger at Anganwadi

 
/ May 29, 2014

In 1975 the Indian government decided as part of the Integrated Child Development Services program to introduce the Anganwadi scheme. The aim was to combat child hunger...

Adequate Anganwadi ?

 
/ May 29, 2014

Started by the Indian government in 1975 as part of the Integrated Child Development Services program, the Anganwadi is an all-encompassing health care centre for...

Interview with Dalit Rights Activist Sanjay Khobragade

 
/ May 29, 2014

This is a video testimony of Dalit rights activist Sanjay Khobragade who was set on fire on 17th May 2014 by six members of the...

Treacherous Trek To School

 
/ May 27, 2014

Having to travel 3km daily in the burning sun, through jungles and mountains on treacherous terrains to get to school in another town?  Breaking your...

Ration Rationed

 
/ May 26, 2014

 “I’m very worried. I have two grandchildren. We are not getting up to 16-17 kilos of our entitled ration.” This is the situation for people...

Vulnerable without a toilet

 
/ May 23, 2014

13-year-old Nirama lives in Movaiya village, Varanasi district, Uttar Pradesh where 500 people have no access to basic sanitation facilities.  For Nirama, having to relieve...